DRAT 103 Intro to Construction Drawings in AutoCAD*

This course introduces AutoCAD and its functions as it applies to construction drawings. Students will draw projects in AutoCAD that can be constructed in program labs. Topics include Cartesian/Polar coordinates, drawing setup, layers, print drawing, MS vs. PS drawing tools, templates, and isometric drawing.

Credits

2 credits

Prerequisite

Instructor permission

DRAT 103Intro to Construction Drawings in AutoCAD*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Trade and Industry Technical

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

2 credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

NA

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

60

Prerequisite Narrative

Instructor permission

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course introduces AutoCAD and its functions as it applies to construction drawings. Students will draw projects in AutoCAD that can be constructed in program labs. Topics include Cartesian/Polar coordinates, drawing setup, layers, print drawing, MS vs. PS drawing tools, templates, and isometric drawing.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

A.      Orthographic projections

B.      Isometric projections

C.      Construction isometric drawings

D.      Bill of materials from a drawing

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

1.     Start/exit AutoCAD

2.     Navigate the graphics screen

3.     Understand Cartesian/Polar coordinates

4.     Save work/perform file maintenance

5.     Make selections/use Help

6.     Perform drawing setup

7.     Draw accurately (Snaps)

8.     Understand basic drawing commands

9.     Add layers

10.  Use and setup isometric drawing tools

11.  Annotate objects

12.  Understand paper space/viewing options

13.  Print drawings, understand MS vs. PS drawing tools

14.  Modify tools

15.  Gather information from drawings in AutoCAD

16.  Place and control text

17.  Use templates

18.  Block usage

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

A.      Mandatory Assignments

1.  Drawing 1

2.  Drawing 2

3.  Drawing 3

4.  Drawing 4

5.  Drawing 5

6.  Project drawing

B.      Mandatory Evaluations

1.   Quizzes

2.   Final Exam