SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 10:08:05 PMAPTECH 46 Course Outline as of Fall 2008

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 46Title:  INTRO TO CAD  
Full Title:  Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting
Last Reviewed:10/23/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.504 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:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  APTECH 56

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to computer-aided drafting utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Course will teach the student how to use this industry standard software to execute professional quality drafting/design work. Particular attention will be given to the components of a CAD system, the software interface, drawing set-up, geometric construction & editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning, plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 ( or APTECH 55 or IED 55)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intro to computer-aided drafting utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: drawing set-up, geometric construction & editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning, plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design. Course will teach students how to use this industry standard software to execute professional quality work.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 ( or APTECH 55 or IED 55)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1988Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1999Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1.  Utilize computer hardware peripherals to execute drafting/design work
2.  Execute file management commands within the Windows and AutoCAD interface
3.  Execute drafting/design work by interfacing with AutoCAD Software options
4.  Set up drawing environments with AutoCAD
5.  Utilize geometric positioning tools when executing precise drafting/design work
6.  Generate and modify geometric constructions
7.  Generate and modify multi-view drawings
8.  Demonstrate proficiency using AutoCAD "Blocks"
9.  Effectively control plotting of AutoCAD drawing files
10.  Construct a 3D surface model
11. Repeating students will:
  a. Utilize new software releases to accomplish CAD projects
  b. Interface with new options in the software

Topics and Scope
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I.      Introduction to the computer as a drafting/design tool with
       emphasis on hardware and software
       A. Windows desktop navigation
       B. Mouse usage
       C. Keyboard entry
       D. File management
II.     Accessing AutoCAD commands via:
       A. Toolbars
       B. Pulldown menus
       C. Tool palettes
       D. Keyboard
III.    Setting up the drawing environment
       A. Sheet size
       B. Units
       C. Model space and Layouts
       D. Layers, linetypes, and lineweights
IV.     Geometric construction and positioning tools
       A. Osnap
       B. Directional distance entry
       C. Polar tracking
       D. Dynamic input
       E. Object tracking
       F. Grid and snap
       G. From and point filters
V.      Geometric constructions
       A. Tangent arcs
       B. Polygons
       C. Ellipses
       D. Concentric arcs
       E. Parallel and perpendicular lines
       F. Polar and rectangular arrays
       G. Polylines
VI.     Multi-view drawings
       A. Xlines for view to view projection layout
       B. Correct depiction of visible, hidden, and symmetrical features
          at individual views
       C. Linear, radial, and angular dimensions
VII.    AutoCAD Blocks
       A. Creating blocks
       B. Inserting blocks
       C. Redefining blocks
VIII.   Plotting
       A. Sheet size
       B. Plot scale
       C. Lineweights
       D. Color
IX.     3D surface modeling
       A. Wire-frame
       B. 3Dfaces
X.      New releases of CAD software
       A. User interface
       B. Software options
       C. New topics
       D. Applications

Assignments:
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1.  Reading, approximately 10 - 25 pages per week.
2.  Weekly CAD exercises in lab.
3.  Homework: Twelve (12) computer generated CAD drawings (1 or more
drawings per assignment to illustrate mastery of topics and techniques
covered in class).
4. Objective and performance-based quizzes (3-4).
5. Final exam: objective and performance based.
6. Repeating students will accomplish assignments utilizing new release(s)
of CAD software to enhance their skills.

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 - 20%
CAD exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
45 - 60%
Performance exams, CAD drawings
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Computer generated drawings
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1.  AutoCAD 2007: A Problem Solving Approach. Tickoo, Sham. AutoDesk
Press: 2007.
2.  Using AutoCAD 2007. Grabowski, Ralph. AutoDesk Press: 2007.
3.  Instructor prepared materials.

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