IC297-Construction CAD by AutoCAD

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IC297-Construction CAD by AutoCAD

Subject Description FormSubject CodeSubject TitleCredit ValueIC297Construction CAD by AutoCAD1 Training CreditLevel 2Co-requisiteObjectivesIntended LearningOutcomesSubject Synopsis/Indicative SyllabusLearningMethodologyTM8021This subject aims at providing the students with knowledge of principles andtechniques of construction drawing using AutoCAD as a CAD tool and enablesthem to appreciate the use of drawing as an engineering communicationmedium.Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to:a) understand the software features of AutoCAD Drawings and variousmethods of commands input to AutoCAD;b) apply basic skills in producing a simple 2D drawings using AutoCAD;c) produce simple building floor plan and civil engineering details usingAutoCAD; andd) produce simple 3D wireframe geometrical models.Basic 2D geometry functions: point, line, circle and arc; zoom control; trimfillet and erase; dimensioning, text and label; line type, colour, layer andessential AutoCAD functions. Basic 3D geometry functions: wireframemodeling etc.CAD drafting exercises by AutoCAD:• Building plans, use of grid system, floor plan, elevation and section, use ofsymbols and conventions.• Building services engineering drawings including HVAC, plumbing,electrical schematics and diagrams.• Demonstration of essential functions of AutoCAD skills during lectures.• Hands-on practices on BSE featured exercises by AutoCAD.• Interactive feedback on hands-on exercises and assignments.• Self-revision by reviewing the reading materials on webs developed by IC.IC297: Construction CAD by AutoCAD (Cohort 2011) 1 | P age


AssessmentMethods inAlignment withIntended LearningOutcomesAssessment MethodsWeighting(%)Intended LearningOutcomes Assesseda b c d1. Coursework 70 2. Quiz 30 Total 100Student performance in this subject is entirely based on continuous assessment.A wide range of building services engineering drawings including electrical,HVAC, lighting and plumbing will be used in the hands-on coursework, itenables students to familiarize with the skills and develop the competence ofmanual drafting. The questions in the quiz will embrace most of the syllabusand will be set to align with the intended learning outcomes.Student StudyEffort RequiredClass Contact• Tutorial / In-Class Practice 30 Hrs.Other Study Effort• Coursework 6 Hrs.Reading List andReferencesTotal Study Effort36 Hrs.Reference Textbooks:British Standards Institution Construction Drawing Practice (BS1192: Part 1,2, 3, 4, 5)IC297: Construction CAD by AutoCAD (Cohort 2011) 2 | P age

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