DRAT 158 Structural Drafting

A study of structural drafting procedures. Course activities will focus on the use of elemental building materials (concrete, steel, and wood) and how they are used in engineering principles in fabricating structures. The different uses of each of these materials will also be discussed.

Credits

2

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

DRAT 158Structural Drafting

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I. General Information

Department

Drafting

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

2

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

60

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

A study of structural drafting procedures. Course activities will focus on the use of elemental building materials (concrete, steel, and wood) and how they are used in engineering principles in fabricating structures. The different uses of each of these materials will also be discussed.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Structural Theory Concrete and its various uses, forms, and terminology. Steel and its various uses, forms, and terminology. Wood & Wood Composites and their various uses, forms, and terminology. Fastening methods to include standard fastners and welding symbols

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

SECTION 8, CHAPT 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, Misc. review of DRAT 156, 152 Chapter 43, 45 Worksheets to enforce proper use of symbols and/or procedures used by the structural drafting industry. One large project using the three basic materials and how they are placed in a typical structure.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Commercial Project to include Floor Plan Structural Plan Details

Required Exams

Comprehensive final

Required Text

Alan Jefferis, Architectural Drafting & Design 6th ed., 2005, Delmar Publishers, Inc., Albany, New York, ISBN 1-4354-8162-3.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Commercial Project to include Floor Plan Structural Plan Details Comprehensive final