DRAT 135 Dimensioning in Auto CAD*

A study in the application of CSI and ANSI standards learned in DRAT 134 using the design package AutoCAD. Focuses on learning the program variables that allows the user to correctly apply the software’s internal dimensioning package.

Credits

2 Credit

Prerequisite

DRAT 134

DRAT 135Dimensioning in Auto CAD*

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I. General Information

Department

Drafting

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

10

Semester Contact Hours Lab

60

Prerequisite Narrative

DRAT 134

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

A study in the application of CSI and ANSI standards learned in DRAT 134 using the design package AutoCAD. Focuses on learning the program variables that allows the user to correctly apply the software’s internal dimensioning package.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

Create linear, radial, and diameter unidirectional & aligned dimensions. Create angular dimensions. Create datum and sequential linear dimensions. Create ordinate dimensions. Place local notes. List and describe AutoCAD dimension variables. Create dimension styles according to accepted national and CSI standards. Incorporate dimension-editing procedures into drawing template files. Manage dimension styles. Describe various dimension-editing procedures. Create fully dimensioned CAD drawings to accepted national and CSI standards. Manage, display, and plot drawing databases through xreferences.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Chapter 16: Dimension standards and styles Chapter 17: Linear and angular dimensioning Chapter 18: Dimension features and alternate practices Chapter 19: Dimensioning with Tolerances Chapter 20: Editing dimensions Chapter 31: External refrences Handouts as given in class.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Drawings 1-6

Required Exams

Comprehensive final

Required Text

Terence Schumaker, AutoCAD and its Applications, Comprehensive, 23rd ed. 2016, Goodheart-Wilcox Publishing Company, ISBN 978-1-63126-431-3.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Drawings 1-6 Comprehensive final