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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAD 155 - Engineering Graphics I

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2022

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This is the first course of the Engineering Graphics sequence. Students will survey the basic concepts of engineering graphics. Topics will include visualization, view types and development, dimensioning, and symbols. Students will develop the fundamental skills and reasoning necessary for interpreting and clearly describing technical information according to industry accepted practices. This knowledge will create an awareness of the importance of standardization and communication in everyday life.

Recommended(s): Computers will be used daily in this course. Students who do not have experience using computers should not attempt this course until having first completed a course in basic computer use.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: CAD 101 Intro to CAD

The requirement may be waived if the instructor determines that the student has completed equivalent coursework.

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: This course offers an opportunity for students to earn Credit for Prior Learning for skills that they have brought with them to Iowa Central. For more information, please ask the instructor and see the Iowa Central Community College catalog.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:

  • Interpret working drawings according to standard industry practices.
  • Develop working drawings according to standard industry practices using computer-aided software.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify and interpret the elements of a blueprint.
  • Identify, interpret, and apply blueprint symbols.
  • Identify, interpret, and develop drawing views.
  • Identify, interpret, and apply dimensions.
  • Develop solutions utilizing mathematical principles

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