Principles of traditional descriptive geometry of points, lines, planes and solids, done with modern tools. Selections, auxiliary views, intersections and developments, pictorial drawings. Principles of 2D and 3D computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD) used in areas of civil engineering. Structural drafting pertaining to steel, concrete and timber construction, standards and conventions. Drafting room and computer lab exercises are assigned. Constructed solutions with vector diagram projection; comparison with equivalent vector algebraic methods. Graphical statistics, concurrent force problems including pure axial force plane structures.
Weekly Contact: Lab:2 hrs. Lecture:2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1