DRFT100 Computer Assisted Drafting Survey

3 credits (3 lec hrs/wk) Introduction to computer assisted drafting (CAD) software and its typical uses in creating 2-D drawings.  Instruction will include system requirements, menu structure, drawing setup, drawing aids, basic drawing, editing, display and dimensioning.  Also using blocks, graphic patterns and printing commands.  AutoCAD software is utilized to produce 2-D schematic and mechanical drawings. Concurrent: CIS0593.

DRFT105 Blueprint Reading  

3 credits (3 lec hrs/wk) Presents instruction and skill development in blueprint reading and interpretation. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of blueprint reading  including understanding basic lines, views, dimensions tolerances, symbols, machine call-outs, and notations. Emphasis is on blueprints as used in the welding trades with considerable time learning how to properly interpret AWS welding symbols.

DRFT110 Computer Assisted Drafting I

3 credits (3 lec hrs/wk) Introduction to computer-aided drafting (CAD) software and the hardware components comprising a CAD station.  Drawing set-up, drawing aides, basic drawing, editing and display commands are used to create 2-D schematic and mechanical drawings. Concurrent: CIS0593.

DRFT111 Computer Assisted Drafting II

3 credits (3 lec hrs/wk) Introduces advanced drawing and editing commands, concept of polylines and splines, obtaining information from the computer, basic and advanced dimensioning and dimension editing, use of tolerances and limits.  Producing section views and graphic patterns, blocks for multiple use, multi view layout, external references and plotting. Prerequisite: DRFT100 or DRFT110 . Concurrent: CIS0593.

DRFT112 Computer Assisted Drafting III

3 credits (3 lec hrs/wk) Covers the use of the computer to create Solid Models.  Solid modeling software will be utilized to produce solid models with mass properties.  Use of the solid models to produce the associative 2-D drawings, assemblies of several parts, motion associate with assemblies and presentation files will be covered. Prerequisite: DRFT100 or DRFT110. Concurrent: CIS0593.