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COURSE NUMBER: DRAF166
COURSE TITLE:Intro to AutoCAD
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S): EGR 941
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A study of two-dimensional computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software. This course is designed to instruct the student in creating and modifying technical manufacturing drawings. Students will implement current industry standards as they become familiar with the drawing, editing, dimensioning, and plotting.

PREREQUISITES:
DRAF160 or concurrent enrollment.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Have a basic understanding of the purpose and function of the software and hardware components.
  • Create basic geometric elements: points, lines, circles, and polygons.
  • Combine and alter geometric elements to generate simple technical drawings.
  • Perform group operations on a particular view.
  • Analyze elements of a drawing.
  • Create additional views.
  • Complete dimensions and apply notes and labels to a drawing.
  • Create and assemble a drawing from elements on file.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. User Interface
  2. Drawing Set-up
  3. Basic Construction Tools
  4. Geometric Construction and Editing Tools
  5. Object Properties
  6. Multi-view Drawing
  7. Dimensioning and Notes
  8. Templates and Platting
  9. Parametric
  10. Auxiliary and Section Views
  11. Assembly Drawing and Blocks

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
AutoCAD 2017 Tutorial - First Level: 2D Fundamentals by SHIH.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Lab assignments
Attendance, attitude, progress
Final exam
85%
5%
10%

91-100% = A

  81-90% = B

  71-80% = C

  61-70% = D

  60-00% = F


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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