Jun 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARE 2851 - Architectural Graphics

1 lecture hours 2 lab hours 2 credits
Course Description
Architectural Graphics builds on the information taught in Introduction to CAECM Graphics. Students work to prepare architectural and architectural engineering drawings by hand, using AutoCAD and Revit. (prereq: CAE 1851 ) (quarter system prereq: AE 1001, CV 1001, AE 1001L, CV 1001L)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe how construction documents (drawings and specifications) are organized and their importance in building safe buildings and infrastructure
  • Prepare architectural drawings using hand drafting techniques
  • Prepare drawings using AutoCAD and REVIT software

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Basic understanding of Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Basic understanding of Autodesk Revit

Course Topics
  • Organization of construction documents
  • Architectural drawings and symbols
  • Orthographic projection drawing
  • Perspective drawing
  • Building elevation drawings
  • Building plan drawings
  • Site plan drawings
  • Enlarged details and sections
  • Stair plans, profiles
  • Advanced presentation techniques (e.g., building walkthroughs)
  • Code requirements (e.g., ADA code restrooms, stair requirements, etc.)

Laboratory Topics
  • Interactive problem-solving sessions that reinforce the weekly lecture topics

Michael McGeen, AIA

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