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Residential CAD

RC 203

Residential CAD

RC 203

Course Description

Introduces residential design using a 3-D drawing program. Moves from basic plan replication to the designing, drawing, and plotting of a set of construction drawings. (15-60)

Outcomes and Objectives

Develop computer literacy skills.

Objectives:

  • Create and save files to multiple destinations.
  • Demonstrate the concept of file management.

Utilize the basic data of the main screen menus.

Objectives:

  • Identify and use the pull down menus.
  • Create their own customized toobars.
  • Investigate all the zoom and camera functions.

Build a plan default scheme.

Objectives:

  • Create defaults for multiple tools.
  • Create and save a plan default
  • Demonstrate how to start a new plan.
  • Select and create wall types (default and customized).

Draw a basic residential floor plan and foundation plan.

Objectives:

  • Create rooms with walls, railing and room off.
  • Properly label rooms.
  • Alter floor heights and ceiling heights.
  • Complete dimenson of floor plan and foudnation plan.
  • Builds stairs from fllor to floor ( utilize "open below").
  • Add appropriate symbols to floor plan and foundation plan (doors, windows, cabinets, fire place, fixtures etc.) with the use of the "Library."
  • Demonstrate the various functions of the auto roof generator.
  • Utilize the manual roof techniques.
  • Add detail into drawings using 2D CAD Tools.
  • Use CAD details to control the use of additional darwings based on original floor plan.

Produce and plot a basic set of construction drawings.

Objectives:

  • Create a layout "o" page.
  • Send drawings to layout pages.
  • Plot a layout.