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    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Jan 16, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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AE 4733 - AE Senior Project Working Drawings

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course integrates previous studies in materials, construction methods, structural systems, mechanical systems, specifications and architectural design to produce a full set of detailed construction drawings. The project will utilize the student’s design from AE 4721 . (prereq: AE 4721 , AE 4712 ) (coreq: AE 4731 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • From schematic drawings, produce a final set of drawings that could be shown to a potential employer, which illustrates the student’s drawing ability, and knowledge of the application of building materials to commercial / industrial construction
  • Develop a set of contract documents, including floor plans, site plan, elevations, building sections, details, schedules, and specifications
  • Develop a team “plan of attack”
  • Sketch any part of the required architectural drawings in freehand, plan, elevation, or isometric view
  • Establish and maintain a log of hours, which reflects the amount of time required to produce a set of contract documents
  • Utilize recognized construction industry communication forms, procedures and symbols
  • Utilize building codes and standards as they relate to their design solution
  • Understand drawings and their interrelationships with your design specialty, along with their relationship to the specifications

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Sketching ability
  • Architectural graphics skills
  • Properties and strength of materials
  • Basic concepts of building systems-architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical

Course Topics
  • Course overview and standards, assignment of projects and research
  • Code and zoning analysis
  • Steps to working drawings; project organization and scheduling; sheet organization; sheet layout, floor plans, elevations, building sections, details, schedules
  • Development of details schedules and plans
  • Check set
  • Final coordination
  • Final submittals include all working drawings, schedules, and sketches of architectural elements and details of log of hours

Michael McGeen

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