Computer Aided Design & Drafting

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CADA 1201  4 credits  
Architectural Principles  

Students will study and apply architectural theory, the architectural development process, and the design process related to construction. They will study historical practices, methods and materials, identify current practices, and use tools to forecast future trends. Students will study basic building and material terminology. They will study the physical qualities, manufacturing processes, installation techniques and the organizational processes of construction materials and methods. Students will study sustainable development initiatives such as LEED. They will apply and analyze energy efficiency modeling software, and study building envelope design, materials, and create 3D detail drawings. Note: This course has credit exclusion with CADA 1200. Students who have taken CADA 1200 cannot take this course for extra credit.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Credit Exclusion: CADA 1200

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 1210  4 credits  
Single Family Residential  

Students will study architectural design and residential plan set development in a working environment scenario involving the design of single family residence. They will work within a design team and complete a full plan set that will be building permit ready. Students will produce a set of drawings that includes site plan, floor plan, foundation, framing schematic, section and details, and exterior elevations. They will base their project on a unique client portfolio and custom design criteria. Students will prepare a sustainability and energy efficiency analysis of their design. They will make a presentation to the class of their completed project.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 1220  4 credits  
Commercial Buildings  

Students will develop the design and then prepare a site plan, building plans, schematics, sections and details for a commercial building. They will use glazing and storefront components, apply codes and standards, and prepare interior and exterior elevations. Students will develop schedules and specifications, explain coordination procedures to ensure completion of the project, and give a presentation of the project. They will explain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and its applications.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 1250  4 credits  
Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software for Architectural  

Students will use BIM software interface to apply principles of creating a building information models. They will use BIM to reformat a 2D project. Students will apply families of components, set up a project, and set up views. They will apply annotation and scheduling to layout drawings and details in a BIM environment.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 1900  4 credits  
Special Topics - Architecture  

Students will engage in an intensive study of a special topic in Architectural design and drafting and/or related technology as selected by the instructor. They will receive instruction in and perform research in the topic. They will analyze and demonstrate the theory and application of the selected topic.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Attribute: TRAD

CADA 2100  4 credits  
Multi-Family Residential  

Students will follow best practice design development procedure to prepare a site plan, floor plans, and a foundation plan for a multi-family residential building. They will prepare framing schematics, sections and details, and exterior elevations and material schedules. Students will prepare documents to applicable codes and standards, follow procedures to ensure completion and coordination of the project and present completed construction documentation. They will prepare and present project features for public reviews.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): Certificate in CADD - Architectural Specialty or DRAF 1110 and DRAF 1210 and DRAF 1310

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 2110  4 credits  
Single Family Residential  

Students will study architectural design and residential plan set development in a working environment scenario involving the design of single family residence. They will work within a design team and complete a full plan set that will be building permit ready using Revit. Students will produce a set of drawings that includes site plan, floor plan, foundation, framing schematic, exterior elevations, sections and integrate 2D details into BIM software. They will base their project on a unique client portfolio and custom design criteria. Students will prepare a sustainability and energy efficiency analysis of their design.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 8 credits from courses in CADA 12xx level or higher and either [(a) 8 credits CADM 12xx level or higher] or [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12xx level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 2150  4 credits  
Building Information Model (BIM) Software for Architectural - Project  

Students will create advanced components, apply interior fittings, and use Building Information Model (BIM) software to output, input and link information. They will apply collaboration and design integration, use massing and phasing tools, and apply design options. Students will apply detailing, apply site design, and use advanced rendering techniques. They will use BIM software to complete a project.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): CADA 1250

Attribute: SCIH

CADA 2210  4 credits  
Commercial Buildings  

Students will follow the design process and develop a site plan, building plans, schematics, sections and details for a commercial building using Revit. They will use glazing and storefront components, apply codes and standards, and prepare exterior elevations. Students will develop glazing schedules and specifications, explain coordination procedures to ensure completion of the project, and give a presentation of the project. Students will integrate 2D details into BIM software. They will explain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and its applications.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 8 credits from courses in CADA 12xx level or higher and either [(a) 8 credits CADM 12xx level or higher] or [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12xx level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 1100  4 credits  
Drafting Fundamentals  

Students will set up drawings using CAD software and use geometric construction and appropriate line-types to produce orthographic and pictorial representations of models. They will use drafting fundamentals to complete the various Industry typical drawing techniques and presentations. Students will apply drawing standards and use quality control procedures to complete drawings. They will prepare an assembly drawing in CAD software and produce hand sketches of sections and assemblies. Students will employ computer technology skills for file management and cad software.

Level: UG

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 1110  4 credits  
Summative Project  

Students will follow the design process and use sketches, standards and codes to produce a multi-sheet set of drawings as per building codes and Surrey building permit guidelines that would be suitable for architectural projects. They will produce site and other required plans along with cross sections and elevation drawings. Students will produce schedules. They will select appropriate presentation scales and apply annotation, dimensions and symbols as per industry standards. Students will employ computer technology skills to manage files and external data and identify sustainable materials and fabrication/construction processes.

Level: UG

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 1150  4 credits  
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) Software  

Students will operate CAD software and apply advanced CAD techniques. They will use CAD software to perform analytical calculations, and to import and export data using external references and other techniques. Students will create three-dimensional (3D) solid models using Sketchup. They will use presentation techniques to create two-dimensional (2D) images and 3D rendered images from 3D models. Students will customize the software user interface. Students will employ computer technology skills for working within an office network.

Level: UG

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 1161  4 credits  
Office Procedures  

Students will use office software with CAD software to exchange data and graphics. They will follow basic office procedures to produce memos, change orders, and follow revision procedures. Students will describe a variety of disciplines in the Drafting/CAD field and prepare a technical report. They will apply geometric, algebraic, and trigonometric functions to solve problems. Students will employ computer technology skills for office software and file management, describe sustainable design and practices, and explain project management procedures. They will apply surveying fundamentals to calculate contours, latitude and departure. Students will use graphic editing software in conjuction with drawings. Note: This course has credit exclusion with CADD 1160. Students who have taken CADD 1160 cannot take this course for extra credit.

Level: UG

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2100  4 credits  
CADD Graphics and Models: Rendering and Animation  

Students will render 2D graphics and create 2D perspectives. They will apply color, texture and shadows. Students will create digital 3D models, build physical models from common materials and use photo editing software to insert models into photographs. They will import 3D models into rendering and animation software and apply lighting and camera locations. Students will create motion paths, create flythrough paths and create assembly animations. They will give presentations of completed projects.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADA 12xx level or higher, CADS 12xx level or higher or CADM 12xx level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2110  4 credits  
Surveying and Site Work  

Students will apply surveying fundamentals and use surveying equipment to collect coordinates and elevations. They will apply algebra, geometry, trigonometry and introductory calculus to perform surveying calculations. Students will prepare a subdivision drawing and indicate boundaries, access, roads and services. They will indicate contour lines and perform cut and fill calculations. Students will prepare a site layout, determine site grading and drainage, prepare retaining walls and outlines of buildings to complete a site plan drawing. They will use 3D modeling software for Civil applications.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in either [(a) CADA 12xx or level or higher] or [(b) CADS 12xx level or higher] or [(c) CADM 12xx level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2160  4 credits  
Professional Practice for Design and Drafting  

Students will explain document control procedures and apply a document change-manage process. They will demonstrate workplace contexts relating to health and safety procedures and the effects of office ergonomics on human physiology. Students will demonstrate ethical principles for design and drafting and apply basic project management principles related to design and drafting.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 8 credits from courses in CADA 12xx or higher and either [(a) 8 credits CADM 12xx or higher] or [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12xx level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2210  4 credits  
Document Control and Web Portfolio  

Students will explain the need for document control and identify roles and responsibilities in document control. They will categorize types of documents and their purposes and implement document control procedures. Students will set up document control websites, create information websites and create portfolio websites. They will participate in online meetings with document and application sharing. Students will give presentations of completed projects.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in either a) CADA b) CADS or c) CADM or CADI

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2220  4 credits  
Sustainable Design  

Students will develop an awareness of sustainability issues and how they influence sustainable practices in design. They will identify regulatory bodies and their roles, identify environmental impact standards and describe sustainable design certification. Students will evaluate and analyze green design strategies, product lifecycle and sustainable materials and systems through a variety of methods including site visits. They will interpret output from a variety of efficiency testing software and conduct cost-benefit analysis of sustainable practices. Students will incorporate sustainable materials, systems and fabrication/construction processes on a project.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 8 credits from courses in CADA 12xx level or higher and either [(a) 8 credits CADM 12xx level or higher] or [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12xx level or higher]

Attributes: ASTR, SCIH

CADD 2250  4 credits  
CADD Customization and Networks  

Students will explain the need for CADD customization and identify programming languages used with CADD software. They will determine the appropriate programming language for a variety of CADD custom functions, use programming to customize CADD software and use scripting and macros. Students will explain the fundamentals of operating systems and describe command line interfaces and system utilities. They will install CADD software, set-up multi-user CADD local area network (LAN) with client/server, apply permissions and install printers.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits in courses from CADA 12xx level or higher, CADM 12xx level or higher, or CADS 12xx level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADD 2900  4 credits  
Special Topics in CADD  

Students will engage in an intensive study of a special topic in design and drafting and/or related technology as selected by the instructor. They will research, analyze and demonstrate the theory and application of the selected topic. Students may take this course multiple times for further credit on different topics.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in either a) CADA b) CADS or c) CADM or CADI

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1155  4 credits  
Manufacturing Design and Software  

Students will learn to create 2-dimensional (2D) drawings and 3-dimensional (3D) models using Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software. They will apply dimensions, symbols and annotation to fabrication drawings. Students will apply Computer Numeric Control (CNC) software to 3D models. They will design a project that can be produced using rapid prototyping or manufactured on CNC equipment. Students may be required to participate in field trips.

Level: UG

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1200  3 credits  
Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Fabrication  

Students will use manufacturing terms and definitions, follow safety procedures, and describe the characteristics of manufacturing materials. They will identify the roles of manufacturing professionals, and describe the manufacturing process flow. Students will identify manufacturing and fabrication equipment, identify heat treatments, and describe manufacturing and fabrication processes. They will describe assembly processes, identify sources of parts and materials, use measuring tools and techniques and apply geometric tolerance and dimensioning. Students will describe tolerancing and its effect on processes. They will identify welding processes, and identify common material stock shapes.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1210  4 credits  
Component Assembly and Details  

Students will apply information from reference sources, follow relevant codes and standards, and follow Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) and Material Resources Planning (MRP) procedures. They will describe the design intent of the assembly, source manufactured components, and prepare assembly and sub-assembly detail drawings. Students will prepare drawings of discrete parts, weldment drawings and sheet metal drawings. They will apply methods of dimensioning and specify machining techniques. Students will follow document control procedure for revised parts and identify quality control procedures. They will prepare bill of materials and material pull sheets, and follow document control procedures.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1220  4 credits  
Integrated Machine Design Systems  

Students will identify the systems involved in machine design, and differentiate between the design concepts; function and form. They will describe alternative approaches to problem solving and the relationship to design. Students will identify structural, mechanical, electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical principles related to machine design. They will identify software platforms used in industrial applications, apply trouble-shooting techniques, perform diagnostics, and perform analysis of basic designs.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1230  4 credits  
Process Piping  

Students will identify industries that use process piping, prepare piping and instrumentation diagrams, lay out a general arrangement and prepare details of process equipment. They will develop pipe routing, output piping orthographics, output piping isometrics and use 3D piping software. Students will employ computer technology skills to retrieve and manage files, select sustainable materials and fabrication/construction processes for liquids and gases and practice project management procedures for project planning and implementation. This course has credit exclusion with CADI 1220. Students who have taken CADI 1220 cannot take this course for extra credit.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Credit Exclusion: CADI 1220

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1250  4 credits  
3 Dimensional (3D) Parametric Solids Modeling Software  

Students will describe 3D modeling and design intent, use sketch tools, apply modeling tools and create configurations. They will create assemblies, describe top down design, create weldments and use sheet metal tools. Students will create 2D drawings, apply motion and animation and apply rendering. They will employ computer technology skills to create 2D drawings, apply motion and animation and apply rendering. They will employ computer technology skills in 3D parametric software and research sustainable materials and fabrication/construction processes for product design.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level of higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 1900  4 credits  
Special Topics - Manufacturing  

Students will engage in an intensive study of a special topic in Manufacturing design and drafting and/or related technology as selected by the instructor. They will receive instruction in and perform research in the topic. They will analyze and demonstrate the theory and application of the selected topic.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 2130  4 credits  
Conveyor Systems  

Students will identify types of materials handling equipment, collect design criteria, identify design principles and identify types of conveyors. They will draw and detail a belt conveyor, draw and detail platework and prepare chute details using 3D parametric software. Students will analyze, interpret and select sustainable materials and fabrication/construction processes in materials handling and practice project management to evaluate project development.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): BOTH: [(a) 8 credits at the CADA 12XX level or higher] AND [(b) 8 credits at the CADM 12XX level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADM 2230  4 credits  
Component Assembly and Details  

Students will identify assemblies and discrete parts, follow relevant codes and standards, describe manufactured materials and describe design intent. They will identify manufactured components, use measuring tools and techniques, apply tolerances and fits and describe geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GDT). Students will prepare drawings of assemblies and discrete parts using CAD and Solidworks, follow shop safety procedures and use machines and equipment to make projects in the Millwright and Welding shop. They will use computer numeric control (CNC) software and equipment, employ computer technology skills to collect data, research sustainable materials and fabrication/construction processes in manufactured objects and ​practice project management procedures to research, plan and develop a product. Students will build a Capstone Project in a Millwright, Welding or Carpentry Shop, or in a Product Design Lab.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): BOTH: [(a) 8 credits at the CADA 12XX level or higher] AND [(b) 8 credits at the CADM 12XX level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1200  4 credits  
Introduction to Structural Drafting and Concrete  

Students will describe structural elements and the engineering design process. They will apply information from appropriate reference drawings and design notes to prepare concrete floor plans and foundation details using Revit. They will apply reinforcing to foundations using AutoCAD and Revit. They will identify concrete characteristics, apply geotechnical information and identify principles of foundation design to prepare anchor bolt and equipment pad details. Students will identify precast / prestressed concrete and calculate reinforcing / concrete quantities. They will develop sections and elevations from plans using AutoCAD and Revit.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1210  4 credits  
Structural Steel  

Students will apply structural steel shapes, prepare line diagrams and apply bridging and open web steel joist extensions. They will prepare bolted and welded steel connections and prepare shop drawings. Students will calculate structural steel quantities.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1220  4 credits  
Wood Frame and Heavy Timber  

Students will apply wood framing fundamentals. They will prepare drawings and details for a bridge approach span, a bridge main span and an abutment for a timber bridge. Students will indicate high and low water levels and prepare timber connections and an expansion joint detail.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1250  3 credits  
Introduction to Building Information Model (BIM) Software for Structural  

Students will identify types of 3-dimensional (3D) used in structural applications. They will use 3D sketch software to model structural components and combine components to create a building model. Students will identify fundamentals of building modeling and will use Building Information Modeling software (BIM). They will identify hierarchies of components, set up drawings and output, import and export information. Students will apply annotation and scheduling.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): (CADD 1100 or DRAF 1100) and (CADD 1110 or DRAF 1110) and (CADD 1150 or [DRAF 1150 plus DRAF 1306]) and (CADD 1160 or DRAF 1160)

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1251  4 credits  
Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Structural  

Students will identify types of 3-dimensional (3D) software used in structural applications. They will use 2D and 3D sketch software to model structural components and combine components to create a building model. Students will identify fundamentals of building modeling and will use Revit. They will apply attributes of components, set up drawings and import and export information. Students will apply annotation and scheduling to drawings. They will prepare structural connection details and a structural drawing set using Revit.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 1900  4 credits  
Special Topics - Structural  

Students will engage in an intensive study of a special topic in Structural design and drafting and/or related technology as selected by the instructor. They will receive instruction in and perform research in the topic. They will analyze and demonstrate the theory and application of the selected topic.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): 16 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level or higher

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 2100  4 credits  
Site Work  

Students will use surveying equipment to measure elevation, distance and direction of physical site properties. They will apply algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to perform calculations from survey data. Students will interpolate contour lines from survey elevation data and perform cut and fill calculations to determine site grading. Students will prepare a site plan drawing. They will explain soil bearing capacities for building sites and describe types of footings and foundations for building sites. Students will determine site grading for optimal drainage. They will prepare horizontal and vertical road alignment drawings. Students will use 3D modeling software for Civil applications to complete drawings​.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): BOTH: [(a) 8 credits at the CADA 12XX level or higher] AND [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12XX level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 2120  4 credits  
Structural Steel  

Students will draw structural steel shapes, prepare line diagrams and develop bridging and open web steel joist extension details using Revit. They will prepare bolted and welded steel connection details and prepare shop drawings using Revit. Students will calculate structural steel quantities. They will produce design notes and sketches.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): BOTH [(a) 8 credits at the CADA 12XX level or higher] AND [(b) 8 credits at the CADS 12XX level or higher]

Attribute: SCIH

CADS 2150  4 credits  
Building Information Model (BIM) for Structural - Project  

Students will explain document control procedures and apply a document change-manage process. They will follow health and safety procedures, describe the effects of office ergonomics, and follow appropriate office deportment related to design and drafting. Students will explain liability issues, follow ethical principles, and explain basic project management principles related to design and drafting. They will identify the roles of Engineering and Architectural professionals, and apply algebraic and trigonometric concepts and methods to solve problems.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): CADS 1250

Attribute: SCIH

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