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Drafting Technology

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Drafting Technology

Classes Offered

DT 101     AutoCAD – Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting
Prerequisite: None

Offered: Fall & Spring
Description: An introduction to computer aided drafting using the latest version of AutoCAD software. 2D Drafting techniques are taught to set up drawings, scale, dimensioning, create orthographic projections and plotting.
DT 102     Advanced AutoCAD
Prerequisite: DT101. A minimum grade of ‘C’ in DT/ENGR 101

Note: Cross listed as ENGR 102.
Offered: Fall & Spring
Description: Advanced theory and hands on operation of a CAD system. Emphasis is placed on large scale drawings, three dimensional software techniques, orthographic projections, and complex computer aided manufacturing applications.
DT 103     SolidWorks – Introduction to 3D Design and Presentation
Prerequisite: None

Offered: Fall & Spring
Description: Advanced theory and hands-on operation of three-dimensional software techniques. Emphasis is placed on wireframe, surface, solid, and parametric three-dimensional modeling.
DT 104     SolidWorks – Advanced 3D Design and Presentation
Prerequisite: DT103

Offered: Spring
Description: Advanced theory and hands-on operation of solid and parametric three-dimensional models. Emphasis is placed on creating molds, advanced sheet metal design and developing dynamic assemblies.
DT 110     Technical Drafting I
Prerequisite: DT101 Recommended

Offered: Fall
Description:  Fundamentals of drafting including lettering, sketching, instruments, geometric constructions, orthographic projections, dimensioning, tolerancing, section views and auxiliary views. Drafting will be performed on the computer using AutoCAD software.
DT 111     Technical Drafting II
Prerequisite: DT101& DT110

Offered: Spring
Description: Advanced drafting practices using customized AutoCAD software. Basic studies will include pictorial drafting, descriptive geometry, revolutions and software customization. Working/shop drawings in topography, developments, cabinet/millwork, structural steel, and welding will be performed. Emphasis is placed on increased productivity by customizing AutoCAD to the student’s requirements.
DT 113 Solid Modeling for Engineering I
 
DT 114  Creo Parametric 3D

 

DT 115 Creo II

 

DT 117     Geometric Tolerancing & Dimensioning
Prerequisite: None

Offered: Spring
Description: An introduction to geometric dimensioning and tolerancing ASME Y14.5-2009. Students will learn to identify, use appropriate geometric symbols and techniques of geometric dimension, and produce industrial quality drawings. Students will also learn to measure and verify geometric dimensions and tolerances of manufactured items.
DT 196     Special Problems in Computer Aided Drafting
Prerequisite: DT110 OR DT104

Offered: Fall & Spring
Description: This is an advanced course designed to aid the student in the enrichment of an area of concentration in AutoCAD and third party drafting software and is of a research nature. Content to be determined by the need of the student, under signed contract with the instructor.
DT 225 Exploring Robotics and Electrical Circuits (NEW)

 

DT 226     Printed Circuit Board Design
Prerequisite:  DT110

Offered:  Fall
Description:  Instruction in printed circuit board design generally required for entry-level position in the electronic industry. Includes artwork and complete documentation for analog and digital multi-layer, flexible and high-speed boards using current IPC standards. Drafting will be performed on the computer using high-end printed circuit board software.
DT 227     Advanced Printed Circuit Board Design
Prerequisite: DT226

Offered:  Spring
Description:  Advanced problems and instruction in printed circuit board design generally required for entry-level position in the electronic industry. Special emphasis will be placed on advanced applications including surface mount technology. Includes artwork and complete documentation for analog and digital multi-layer, flexible and high-speed boards using current IPC standards. Drafting will be performed on the computer using AutoCAD and PADS software.