Jun 05, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 1312 - Introduction to Building Information Modeling I

1 lecture hours 2 lab hours 1 credits
Course Description
This first course in the graphics sequence for AE and CM students teaches the basics of CAD drafting and Building Information Modeling (BIM). The CAD programs used are AutoCAD and REVIT Building. No previous CAD experience is required. General CAD topics include basic drawing and editing of details in AutoCAD, 3D building modeling, and an introduction to the concept of utilizing REVIT Building to produce estimates. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • The student will be familiar with AutoCAD 2013 for Microsoft Windows and Revit Architecture 2013

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • MSOE network requirements
  • AutoCAD menu structure, coordinate systems, entity creation, deleting and basic editing of entities, saving drawings, using limits, creating circles and arcs, using object snaps, using layers, adding dimensions, dimension options, creating blocks, block attributes, prototype drawings

Michael McGeen

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