SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:04:45 AMAPTECH 59 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 59Title:  ARCH CAD BASICS  
Full Title:  Architectural CAD Basics
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.508 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.50 Contact Total43.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 113.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Architectural project design development and generation of construction documents using the AutoCAD software program. Problem solving skills will be emphasized. The student will construct a complete set of working drawings.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Architectural project design development and generation of construction documents using the AutoCAD software program. Problem solving skills will be emphasized. The student will construct a complete set of working drawings.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of APTECH 46
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2002Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the students will:
1. Research and apply local building codes relevant to the given project.
2. Select appropriate construction materials relevant to the given project.
3. Identify appropriate construction practices and procedures that govern project design for the given project.
4. Describe how the AutoCAD program is structured, including its adaptability to various architectural industry situations.
5. Produce a complete set of working drawings using the AutoCAD software program.
6. Repeat students will utilize new software releases while working on a project of increased complexity.

Topics and Scope
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I. Scope of project
    A. Existing site and/or construction documents  
    B. Client's needs and wants
    C. Client's monetary budget
    D. Timeline for design development and completion of working drawings
II. Initial design
   A. Researching pertinent building codes and local regulations
    B. Developing rough diagrams of site and floor plans
III. Design refinement
    A. Architectural style
    B. Pertinent construction practices, procedures and materials
    C. Dimensionally accurate floor plan and site placement
     D. Exterior elevations
IV. CAD drawing conventions
    A. Template drawing environment and settings
    B. Printing overview
V.  Construction drawing layout
    A. Dimensionally accurate site plan, floor plan, foundation, floor
       framing, roof framing, and sectional views
     B. Structural details
VI. Annotation
    A. Dimension
     B. Notation
VII.  Plotting
VIII. Evaluation of drawings
IX.   Revisions
X. For Repeating Students:
    A. New software releases
    B. Increased complexity

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments 10-15 pages per week.
2. CAD working drawings, project set
3. Quizzes (2-3); final exam
4. Participation in classroom discussion and project work
5. Repeating students will:
   a. update their skills on new software releases
   b. work on a more complex project

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 50%
project set
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 60%
CAD working drawings
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 35%
quizzes, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1.  AutoCad 2010: A Problem Solving Approach, Sham Tickoo, AutoDesk Press 2009
2.  Using AutoCad 2010, Ralph Grabowski, AutoDesk Press 2009

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