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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AR 160 - CAD Applications in Architecture


Credit Hours: 3

This course deals with the basic principle of using computer-aided drafting (CAD) software in the architectural or design/build industry. Topics include: layers, dimensioning, x-referencing, creating blocks and templates, plotting, and three dimensional designs.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of basic and advanced;
  • 2D CAD commands/terminology, their functions and how they are applied in different applications;
  • understand and create 2D CAD drawings;
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic 3D CAD commands/terminology, their functions and how they are applied in different applications;
  • develop a system of using CAD for more rapid and practical methods of drawing, storing and retrieving information;
  • identify architectural graphic symbols, lines, cross-referencing, and proper applications; and
  • demonstrate the use of technology to solve problems, achieve a goal, or perform a specific function.


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