ARC 261, Computer Aided Design (3 credits)

Course Description 

This Course is an introduction to AutoCAD software to produce Architectural and Architecturally related drawings.

 

Prerequisite

ARC 102 

 

Course Goals and Objectives 

  • Introduction to CAD – industry Formats and procedures
  • Introduction to Google Sketch-Up, its command structure and use
  • To create and present projects created in the virtual world - expressing sketches, drawings, iterations, concepts and ultimately conceptual models similar to projects developed in ARC 203

 

Topical Outline (include percentage of time in course spent in each subject area)

20% Document title sheet
20% Site Design
20% Building Design
13% Wall Sections
13% Site design  - Introduction to Google Sketch Up
13% Building design – introduction to Google Sketch Up

                                                                                         

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: ARC 102 


Textbooks/Learning Resources

Illustrated AutoCAD® 2011,Quick Reference, 1st Edition, Ralph Grabowski
Harnessing AutoCAD 2011
, 1st Edition, G.V. Krishnan Thomas Stellman

 

Offered (semester and year)

Fall semester, annually

 

Faculty assigned

Daniel C Moreno, Adjunct Professor of Architecture