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Computer Aided Design

Computer Aided Design - AutoCAD (CAD 102)

This course introduces students to the AutoCAD 2015’s basic to intermediate tools and methods. Students will learn AutoCAD’s fundamentals, including basic draw and modify commands, drawing setup procedures, layer setup, dimensioning and plotting. Students will work on individual workstations and obtain hands-on experience using AutoCAD’s latest drafting tools. This course covers subjects such as annotation, scaling, hatching, blocks, attributes, tables and external references. Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to create representative and accurate 2D models using related tools in AutoCAD 2015.

Who Benefits
This course is designed for individuals seeking a profession in mechanical engineering field at the level of a technician, technologist, skilled worker, or high school students who plan to pursue education in building science and engineering

Course Content
  1. Software environment and menus
  2. Cartesian and other reference co-ordinate systems within the software environment
  3. Draw and Modify commands
  4. Drawing setup, Layer setup, blocks
  5. Dimensions and annotations
  6. Setting drawing scale and plotting

Outcome
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
  1. Navigate the software environment (menus, toolbars, etc.)
  2. Create two-dimensional drawings using the basic Draw commands
  3. Change drawings using Modify commands
  4. Dimension and annotate a drawing
  5. Plot drawings at the correct scale

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