ENGR 200 Computer-Aided Drafting I • 3 Cr.
Introduces the fundamentals of drawing with a computer-aided drafting software system. Drawing and editing commands are used to create and revise a variety of drawings. Topics include CAD systems, advantages, applications, and operational skills. Prerequisite: ENGR& 114 or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Identify the components of a CAD system:
- List the advantages and disadvantages of using computer-aided drafting.
- Use Cartesian Coordinate and Polar Coordinate systems to define objects.
- Create basic object: points, lines, arcs, circles, text, ellipses, and polygons.
- Use snapping functions to draw with exact precision.
- Use automatic dimensioning features to measure and place dimensions on a drawing.
- Produce pictorial drawings.
- Create and edit 3D object.
- Determine a good plot scale to use when printing drawings.