Computer Aided Drafting Courses

CAD 99A, 3D Printing and Solid Modeling
Lec-16 Lab-16

Overview of 3D Printing, from its origins to its revolutionary future, and its impact on the design process. Produce a simple part in a 3D modeling software and print it. Experience using two significant categories of 3D printers.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 99B, Advanced AutoCAD Techniques
Lec-16 Lab-16

Advanced AutoCAD techniques including 3D modeling and rendering, customization, external references, and data linking and management.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 180, Introduction to Technical Drawing
Lec-8.75 Lab-26.25 P/NP Available

Introduction to engineering and technical drawing techniques, the systems of drawings and their applications in design, and the basic shape description of products. Technical sketching; dimensioning; sections and applications of orthographic projection standards in technical documents.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 181, Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting - CAD I
Lec-35 Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CAD 180 or ET 104 or 1 year H.S. Drafting

Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) hardware and software operations and their applications in drafting; basic shape description, display, editing, dimensioning and plotting.

UC/CSU
Units: 2.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 182, Engineering Detailing in Revit®
Lec-35 Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CAD 180 or ET 104 or equivalent skills/course work with 100 hours of industrial work experience in basic AutoCAD

An introduction to Autodesk's Revit? software for various platforms, including mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems, structural engineering, architectural design, and engineering construction industry. Students are introduced to basic concepts of 2D and 3D modeling to generate building plans, sections, elevations, details and 3D views. Students learn to utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools.

CSU
Units: 2.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 184, Structural Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Revit
Lec-35 Lab-35

ADVISE: CAD 182

Building Information Modeling (BIM) - The essential features and functionality of Autodesk Revit structural tools from building and schematic design through construction documentation. Topics include 3D modeling, steel and concrete detail design for fabrication, parametric building design, scheduling for materials and quantity takeoff.

CSU
Units: 2.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 187, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Revit
Lec-35 Lab-35

ADVISE: ARCH 214 or CAD 181 or demonstration of CAD 181 exit skills

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) and piping system design using parametric application software such as AutoDesk's Revit-MEP . Introduction to computer generated documents to specify HVAC and piping systems layout and details. HVAC and process pipe industry drawing standards. Mechanical design including determination of equipment sizes.

CSU
Units: 2.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CAD 190, Part Modeling in SOLIDWORKS?
Lec-35 Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CAD 181

Extension of CAD-based graphics into 3-dimensional parametric modeling, realistic rendering, animation of assemblies, and exploded views. Introduction to a 3D parametric modeling software such as SOLIDWORKS?. Create a computer-generated physical 3D model using a state-of-the-art 3D printer.

CSU
Units: 2.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable