2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DFTG 2331 - Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 4 hrs. lab.) Use of architectural specific software to execute the elements required in designing standard architectural exhibits utilizing custom features to create walls, windows and specific design requirements for construction in residential/ commercial and industrial architecture. Prerequisite: DFTG 1305 DFTG 1309  and CNBT 1311  
Course Outcomes
1 - Become familiar with available libraries, within the software, related to annotation, design & documentation.
2 - Become familiar with the features available in parametric architectural CAD software.
3 - Become familiar with the methods used to add & modify walls, windows, doors, curtain walls, plumbing fixtures and creating wall modifiers.
4 - Generating schedules and modifying schedule style data content.
5 - Generating sections and elevations and working with 2-D section & elevation objects & styles, editing and merging linework & updating 2-d elevation & section objects.
6 - Learn to load various display configurations, understand display representations and editing properties of display representations.
7 - Learn to manipulate object displays and object styles.
8 - Learn to manipulate objects within the CAD software quickly and easily via properties palettes, direct manipulation or command line input.
9 - Learn to use column grids & structural layouts including labeling and dimensions.
10 - Mastering both manual and automatic wall clean-up.
11 - Plotting & publishing drawing files to the Web.
12 - Set up drawing templates suitable for use in creating construction documents ie. Formatting units, scale, dimensions & text.
13 - Working with rendering features to assign materials & lighting to presentation drawings. Plotting & publishing drawing files to the Web.