Feb 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CV 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: CV 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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