Course Code: 5620101
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AHMET CEVDET YALÇINER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The objectives of this course are to enable the students to understand the general concepts of engineering drawing and general principles on a CAD (particularly AUTOCAD provided bu AUTODESK)and extend this knowledge to general use of CADs.

Course Content

An introductory course to provide orientation to the language of engineering graphics and interaction with integrated computer aided drafting. General Cad Terminology and CAD User Interface and Drawing Editor. Technical Drawing Concepts: Orthographic drawing, isometric and oblique projections and sectioning, basic dimensioning techniques, plotting and printing techniques. Introduction to model space and paper space concepts. Civil Engineering applications.

Learning Outcomes

This course is taught in the 1st semester and mainly aims to increase the students' ability to use IT, to carry out teamwork and to communicate effectively and to enhance the students' sketching/drawing skills. Following items are the outcomes of this course: Two-dimensional orthographic projection. Principal and auxiliary views of solid objects. Sectional views of solid objects. Dimensioning rules and preliminary annotation. Freehand sketching. Computer-Aided-Design.