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ARC 205 - Architectural Drafting III

Credits: 3
Develops construction documents for a non-residential building. Introduces concrete, masonry, and steel construction with their various detailing requirements, symbolisms, and characteristics utilized in installation of mechanical and electrical systems. Includes a study of computer-aided design examples.

Prerequisite(s): ARC 106  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 90
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Draw 3/4” scale wall sections with series of details provided by instructor.
    1. Learn the relationship between detail decisions and project general dimension control
    2. Learn about concrete wall detailing above and below grade
    3. Learn about steel framing, both beams and steel joist framing
    4. Learn about laminated wood framing and wood deck detailing
    5. Learn generally, the use architectural preliminary drawings have in developing construction drawings
  2. Draw 1/4” scale floor plan with the use of wall sections and plan provided by instructor.
    1. Learn to incorporate various commercial building materials (concrete, steel, laminated wood) into working drawing plan
    2. Learn decision process for non-standard commercial doors and windows
    3. Learn requirements for ada handicap accessible bathroom
    4. Learn to develop research resources for additional information (sweets catalogues, graphic standards, ada standards, etc.)
  3. Shall draw 1/4” scale cross sections of building.
    1. Learn to use 3/4” wall sections and floor plan to draw building cross sections
    2. Learn to use target height controls for setting building vertical definition
    3. Learn to accommodate various heights of rooms and building walls
    4. Learn new material coordination through vertical development
    5. Learn analysis of sections to provide building information
  4. Draw 1/4” scale exterior elevations.
    1. Learn to draw 1/4” elevations using previously developed drawings
    2. Learn representation of various footing depths and grade elevations
    3. Learn height representation of control elevations and coordination to common ridge
    4. Learn relationship of site grading to exterior of building
  5. Draw 1/4” scale section and various 1-1/2” scale details.
    1. Learn to compose drawing with multiple objects and varying scales
    2. Learn detailing of manufacturer or custom windows in their choice of locations
    3. Learn general relationship of detailing to building construction
    4. Learn drawing coordination and referencing for various section and detail notations
  6. Draw on a medium other than vellum (2-mil mylar).
    1. Learn the characteristics of a drawing surface other than vellum
    2. Learn types of leads and erasers needed to work cleanly on the matte surface
    3. Learn to letter on surface and to control line quality with various hardness and sizes of leads
    4. Learn blue line layout and guide line techniques for non-print
    5. Learn additional characteristics for printing with mylar medium as compared to vellum

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