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ARC 118 - AutoCAD Applications

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Uses and expands on commands learned in ARC 114 , AutoCAD Basics. Accomplishes this through the development of various additional working drawings such as elevations, sections and details.

Prerequisite(s): ARC 114  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic AutoCAD commands.
    1. Illustrate concepts of file management
    2. Draw lines using multiple methods
    3. Use line manipulation commands to build components
    4. Utilize hatch and other fill techniques
    5. Incorporate dimensioning in drawings
    6. Complete drawing setup in preparation for plotting
  2. Derive a sectional view from an existing floorplan.
    1. Interpret structure to devise an accurate section view
    2. Use AutoCAD commands to translate from plan to section
    3. Analyze structural information as it relates to new section
  3. Conceptualize elevations from floorplan.
    1. Formulate an impression of the exterior from floorplan
    2. Use AutoCAD commands to translate from plan to elevation
    3. Use template techniques to build basis for elevations
    4. Embellish elevation with AutoCAD symbols and hatching
  4. Construct representative details.
    1. Isolate critical areas needing clarification by detail
    2. Use scaling operations to draw detail at a larger scale
    3. Investigate structural data to complete accurate details

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