Course Abstract Details

CAD-240, CAD Engineering Drawing

Credits: 3

Course Description

CAD-240, Engineering Drawing, introduces students to CAD engineering drawings and applications. This course includes the theories of various types of pictorial, auxiliary and developmental drawings, 3-D modeling, screw threads and fasteners, machine elements such as gears and cams, and stresses the drawing techniques employed in the assembly drawings. Prerequisite: CAD-101, or permission of the program advisor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, students should be able to: 

1. Recognize and apply standard drafting principles in a CAD environment. P1, P2 

2. Properly use engineering drawing terminology. P15 

3. Identify different styles of drawings including mechanical, architectural, and civil. P11, P12 

4. Apply basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. P5, GE3 

5. Construct and plot multiview drawings at designated scales. P2 

6. Describe drafting equipment, media, and reproduction methods. P10, GE4 

7. Dimension drawings according to ANSI standards. P5 

8. Describe manufacturing and construction processes. P17 

9. Create isometric and oblique pictorial drawings. P2, G5 

10. Explain the use of working drawings in the design process. P15, GE1    

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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