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2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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AE 1002 - Freshman Seminar II

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
Freshman Seminar II builds on the information taught in Freshman Seminar I. Students work in teams to solve a building design problem and perform basic engineering calculations, develop project schedules, develop construction estimates, and prepare architectural engineering drawings by hand, using AutoCAD, and using Revit. (prereq: AE 1001 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Understand how construction documents (drawings and specifications) are organized and their importance in building safe buildings and infrastructure
  • Understand the building design process and the roles that both architectural engineers, civil engineers, and construction managers play in the development and execution of building projects
  • Be proficient in the use of AutoCAD and REVIT software
  • Develop academic, personal and interpersonal skills that will help the student succeed in college and create a sense of campus involvement

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Autodesk Revit

Course Topics
  • Humanitarian Engineering
  • Orthographic Projection Drawing
  • Engineering History
  • Surveying/GIS Introduction
  • Building Elevation Drawings
  • Organization of Construction Documents
  • CSI Formats & RS Means Introduction
  • Drawing Stair Plans
  • Engineering Drawings and Symbols
  • Civil Engineering Graphics
  • Using the International Building Code
  • Types of Construction Specifications
  • Specification Writing
  • ADA Code Restrooms
  • Engineering Public Policy
  • Site Plan Drawings
  • Engineering Material Selection
  • Engineering Economics

Doug Nelson

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