Course Abstract Details

CAD-110, Customizing CAD Software

Credits: 3

Course Description

CAD-110, Customizing CAD Software, is an advanced course in the setup and customization of Computer Aided Design software. Content stresses methods of deploying, customizing and managing CAD software to meet a variety of industry standards and specifications. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of CAD-101. Students will need to have a basic understanding of Algebraic Concepts as well as Geometric and Trigonometric Functions. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, students should be able to:  

1. Recognize the standard AutoCAD installation directory structure and working environment. P4, GE5 

2. Create File Templates, Sheet Templates and Profiles. P5 

3. Create Line Styles, Block Libraries, Text Styles and Dimension Styles. P6 

4. Create and/or modify Tool Palates, Menus and Dashboards. P3, GE3 

5. Customize the AutoCAD User Interface. P3, GE7 

6. Create and modify Plot/Print configurations and Pen Tables. P3 

7. Create and execute Script Files to set AutoCAD environments and start AutoCAD. P3 

8. Create new commands to automate drawing processes using: the AutoDesk Lisp, Visual Lisp, and/or Diesel languages. P3

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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