Engineering Computer Aided Drafting Technology Schedule & Curriculum
MODEL SCHEDULE FOR Engineering COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY
ECADT 105 Fundamentals of Machining 3
ECADT 112 Technical Drawing 3
ECADT 120 Intro to AutoCAD Applications 3
ECADT 130 Advanced AutoCAD Applications 3
MATH 137 Intermediate Algebra (or higher math) 3
CIS 211 Microsoft Excel 3
ECADT 150 Intro to AutoDesk Inventor 3
ECADT 160 Advanced AutoDesk Inventor 3
ECADT 168 Piping and Cable 3
ECADT 171 Processes of Manufacturing 3
MATH 141 Trigonometry(or higher math) 3
ENG 106 Composition I 3
ECADT 207 Geometric Tolerancing 3
ECADT 211 Metals Fabrication Drafting 3
ECADT 220 Intro to Solid Works Applications 3
ECADT 230 Advanced Solid works Applications 3
ENG 216 Technical Report Writing 3
Physics Elective 3
ECADT 250 Intro to Pro/Engineer Applications 3
ECADT 260 Advanced Pro/Engineer Applications 3
ECADT 266 Working Drawings 3
ECADT 271 Power Transmission 3
ENG 221 Public Speaking 3
Humanities Elective 3
ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
HEAL Elective HEAL 106 or HEAL 111 1
TOTAL CREDITS 73
ECADT 105 (3 Credits)
Fundamentals of Machining (3 credits)
This course introduces students to common machine tools and processes. Students are exposed to the various hand and power tools as well as the vertical mill, engine lathe, and the surface grinder.
ECADT 112 (3 Credits)
A study of orthographic projection and drawing creation with applications in multi-view drawings including sectioning and auxiliary views. Techniques in pictorial drawing are also used to convey orthographic views as pictorial representations.
Co-requisites: CADT 105 and CADT 120 or instructor approval
ECADT 120 (3 Credits)
Introduction to AutoCAD® Applications
A practical application of 2D orthographic skills utilizing AutoCAD® integrating knowledge of software commands with drafting standards. Students also experience dimensioning styles, templates, and symbols libraries. During the course, students create a series of mechanical drawings.
Co-requisites: CADT 105 and CADT 112 or instructor approval
ECADT 130 (3 Credits)
Advanced AutoCAD® Applications
An advanced application of 2D orthographic skills utilizing AutoCAD® integrating knowledge of software commands with drafting standards. Students also experience advanced 2D commands, system variables, symbols libraries, attributes, customization, and macros. During the course, students create a series of mechanical working drawings packets.
Prerequisite: CADT 120 or instructor approval
ECADT 150 (3 Credits)
Introduction to AutoDesk Inventor® Applications
An AutoCAD Inventor® applications course with an emphasis on solid modeling parts and basic assemblies and the transition from 3D solid models to 2D working drawings.
Prerequisite: CADT 130 or instructor approval
ECADT 160 (3 Credits)
Advanced AutoDesk Inventor® Applications
An advanced AutoDesk Inventor® applications course with an emphasis on advanced modeling of parts, advanced assemblies, and working drawings and the generation of 2D working drawings from the solid models. Add-on packages such as pipe and tube, sheet metal, weldments, and wire harness diagrams are explored. Prerequisite: CADT 150 or instructor approval
ECADT 168 (3 Credits)
Piping and Cabling
An intermediate drafting course covering the topics appropriate for reading and creating the working drawings necessary to instruct in the assembly of piping and equipment for industrial processes. Students are also exposed to cable and harness drafting and the process in which drawings are created.
Co-requisites: CADT 150 and CADT 160 or instructor approval
ECADT 171 (3 Credits)
Processes of Manufacturing
An introduction to the processes commonly employed in the conversion of raw materials into finished products. This course provides students with a solid understanding of the operations necessary to cast, mold, form, separate, condition, assemble, and apply surface finishes to manufactured products.
Prerequisite: CADT 105
Co-requisite: CADT 150 or instructor approval
ECADT 207 (3 Credits)
A study of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) dimensioning guidelines including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). This course emphasizes the creation and usage of the drafting symbols necessary to define the form, fit, and function of mechanical components.
Co-requisite: CADT 211
ECADT 211 (3 Credits)
Metals Fabrication Drafting
An intermediate drafting course covering the topics pertinent to reading and creating the working drawings necessary to instruct welders and metal fabricators in the creation of welded assemblies. This course includes a thorough review of industrial welding drafting practices and practical applications of the symbols required to specify them in an assembly.
Prerequisite: CADT 171
Co-requisite: CADT 207 or instructor approval
ECADT 220 (3 Credits)
Introduction to SolidWorks® Applications
Introduces students to the essential applications with an emphasis on how to use the SolidWorks® mechanical design software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies.
Prerequisites: CADT 112 and CADT 160 or instructor approval
ECADT 230 (3 Credits)
Advanced SolidWorks® Applications
Advanced SolidWorks® applications course focuses on developing skills central to the successful use of SolidWorks® parametric software. It is designed for SolidWorks users who have mastered the basics of parametric solid model design but who need to continue building skills for working with imported models, surface modeling, and an introduction to finite element analysis (FEA) using simulation software and model analysis. Prerequisite: CADT 220 or instructor approval
ECADT 250 (3 Credits)
Introduction to Pro/Engineer® Applications
Introduces students to the essential applications that focuses on learning core-modeling skills in this comprehensive, hands-on course. Topics include sketching, part modeling, assemblies, drawings, and basic model management techniques. The course also includes a comprehensive design project that enables to practice new skills by creating realistic parts, assemblies, and drawings.
Prerequisite: CADT 230 or instructor approval
ECADT 260 (3 Credits)
Advanced Pro/Engineer® Applications
Focuses on developing skills central to the successful use of Pro/Engineer® parametric software. It is designed for Pro/Engineer® users who have mastered the basics of parametric solid model design but who need to continue building skills for working with imported models, surface modeling, sheet metal models and mechanism design which permits users to animate their assemblies in a mechanical fashion. Other skills covered are simplified reps, top-down design, flexible components, shrink-wrap feature, skeleton models, layouts, and advanced drafting commands.
Prerequisite: CADT 250 or instructor approval
ECADT 266 (3 credits)
An advanced drafting course emphasizing the practices necessary to produce detail, sub-assembly, and full assembly mechanical drawings for industrial applications.
Co-requisite: CADT 271 or instructor approval
ECADT 271 (3 credits)
A study of power transmission fundamentals, the related computations, and drafting methodologies. Applications include drafting standards for utilizing bushings, keys, sheaves, belts, chains, clutches, and conveyor pulleys in working assembly drawings.
Prerequisites: MATH 137 and MATH 141
Co-requisite: CADT 266 or instructor approval