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Computer Aided Engineering Graphics: Course Outline (CS-131)

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.

Course Outline

Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting:
Introduction to orthographic projection and isometric drawings and basic concepts of conventional engineering drawings. Opening a new drawing, paper setting, coordinate systems: User's coordinate system (UCS), Cartesian coordinates and Polar coordinates; saving a drawing.

Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting:
Introduction to orthographic projection and isometric drawings and basic concepts of conventional engineering drawings. Opening a new drawing, paper setting, coordinate systems: User's coordinate system (UCS), Cartesian coordinates and Polar coordinates; saving a drawing. circles, ellipse, rectangle and arcs.

Basic Object Editing:
Apply the following commands: Move, offset, rotate, fillet, chamfer, array and mirror.

Dimensioning:

Show the following dimensioning: Linear, aligned, radial and changing dimensional setting.

Solid Modeling:

Apply the following commands to create 3-D models: Region, extrude, revolve, slice and show plan; elevation and end view of a 3-D model.

Controlling Drawings:

Apply the following commands for a given drawing: Hatching, coloring and rendering.

Text:
Apply the following commands on the given drawing: Creating text, style of text and changing text properties.

Plotting Drawings:

Apply the following commands: Plotting, print preview and printing.

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