Course Abstract Details

CAD-210, Advanced AutoCAD and AutoCAD 3D

Credits: 3

Course Description

CAD-210, Advanced AutoCAD and AutoCAD 3D, studies three-dimensional (3-D) CAD techniques and applications. Special emphasis is put on increasing productivity in the creation and editing of 3-D models in AutoCAD. Topics include photorealistic rendering, modeling in AutoCAD, plus an investigation of other rendering and modeling software packages for AutoCAD. Prerequisite: CAD-101, or permission of the program advisor. 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: (P = Program Objectives, GE = General Education Objectives ? see college documents) 

1. Create and edit CAD drawings using solid and surface modeling techniques. P9, GE5 

2. Incorporate rendering and lighting techniques into CAD drawings. P9 

3. Demonstrate the use of raster and vector graphics files. P10 

4. Demonstrate a knowledge and use of CAD databases (dbConnect). P10 

5. Integrate the internet into the use and exchange of CAD drawings. P16, GE4 

6. Incorporate OLE and CAD. P10 

Learning Goals

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

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