Computer Aided Design
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WCOAP 6064 - AUTOCAD® ESSENTIALS (36 HRS) WCOAP 6064
This course incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing 2D drawings with AutoCAD. You will learn skills that can be used in all disciplines of AutoCAD, and specifically Engineering. Hands-on exercises throughout the course explore how to create 2D production drawings.
Prerequisite: A working knowledge of PC’s and Microsoft Windows is necessary. An understanding of basic drafting skills and blueprint reading is helpful.
For those familiar with AutoCAD, this course incorporates the features, commands, and techniques used to create, edit, and print 3D drawings with AutoCAD hands-on exercises throughout the course explore creating 3D wire frame models, 3D surface models, 3D solid models, and making multi-view drawings. Prerequisites: working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Windows OS, plus understanding of basic drafting skills and blueprint reading.
Tuition $495 (plus text). Text: AutoCAD 2022 3D Modeling Tutorial 2nd Level, ISBN# 978-1-63057-448-2
Focused around a hotel suite project, AutoCAD for the Interior Designer provides the Interior Design student with a non-intimidating, tutorial based approach to learning the AutoCAD program. It accomplishes this by taking students that have no computer design experience from simple commands to complete projects.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Going from drafting to CAD
- Getting familiar with the AutoCAD workspace
- Understanding the AutoCAD toolbar
- Using AutoCAD help
- Customizing the screen appearance and using the right click
- Using a flash drive
- Opening and saving drawings
Course Topical Outline
- Getting comfortable with AutoCAD
- Setting-up and intro to AutoCAD
- Drawing construction
- Hotel Suite Project
- Working with your drawing
- Laying-out your drawing for printing
- Reusing objects and getting organized
- Annotating your drawing
- Creating and editing schedules
- Creating curves and rendering
- Techniques, Commands, and Options
The course covers the concepts and introduces Revit tools to create a schematic design from construction documentation to design visualization. Pre-requisite: A working knowledge of computers, MS Windows, and previous experience in architectural design, drafting or engineering is necessary. No previous CAD experience is necessary.
Tuition $495 (plus text). Text: Autodesk Revit 2022 Architecture Fundamentals, By ASCENT, ISBN: 978-1-63057-436-9
WCOAP 6072 - REVIT®STRUCTURE (36 HRS) WCOAP 6072
Entry level instructional course consisting of how to use the Autodesk drafting software Revit 2016 with a specific focus on Structural drafting. To take full advantage of Building Information Modeling, the Autodesk Revit 2016 Structure Fundamentals has been designed to teach you the concepts and principles from building design through construction documentation using the Autodesk Revit 2016 Structure software. This course is intended to introduce you to the user interface and the basic building components of the software that makes it a powerful and flexible structural modeling tool. The goal is to familiarize you with the tools necessary to create, modify, and document the parametric model.
Tuition $495 (plus text). Text: Revit Structure 2022 Structure Fundamentals Author: Ascent available through SDC Publications, ISBN# 978-1-63057-431-4
WCOAP 6071 - SOLIDWORKS ESSENTIALS (36 HRS) WCOAP 6071
SolidWorks is an easy-to-use CAD software for building parametric models of parts and assemblies. In this introductory course, students will learn the basic concepts of SolidWorks and good solid modeling techniques. Instruction will focus on the commonly used commands for part modeling, assembly, and detailing components, but also on the processes to complete the modeling of a part. Prerequisites: A working knowledge of PCs and Windows operating systems is necessary. An understanding of basic drafting and mechanical design is helpful.