Tentative Syllabus

SPRING 2012

Week

Dates

Topics

Assignments

1

 

1/23-1/24

1/25-1/26

Introductions, grading, supplies

Lettering and Linetypes, Drawing Techniques

PSVT-R

LT1, GC1 

2

 

1/30-1/31

2/1-2/2

Intro to scale and ratio; Engineer and Architect Scales

Intro Descriptive Geometry – points, lines, planes

SC1, SC2

DG1, DG2

3  

2/6-2/7

2/8-2/9

True length and point view of line, shortest distance

Views of surface, line view, true size view

  

DG3, DG4

DG5, DG6

4

 

2/13-2/14

2/15-2/16

Visibility, piercing point

Intersections of surfaces, visibility, true angle

DG7, DG7a

DG7b, DG8

5

 

2/20-2/21

2/22-2/23

Force Vector diagrams, graphical structural analysis

Introduction to AutoCAD

VT1, VT3

AC1, AC2

6

 

2/27-2/28

2/29-3/1

Normal surfaces in orthographic projection

Exam 1

SS-1, 1b-2

7

 

3/5-3/6

3/7-3/8

Normal surfaces continued

Inclined surfaces

1c-1, PE1

2b-1, PE2

8

 

3/12-3/13

3/14-3/15

Oblique surfaces

Orthographic Reading

2b-5, 3a-2

3d-1, PE4

9

 

3/19-3/20

3/21-3/22

Isometric Views

Data Interpolation

ISO2, ISO4

INT

10

 

3/26-3/27

3/28-3/29

Introduction to Computer Project/Review

Exam 2

 

11

 

3/31-4/8

 

Spring Recess

 

12

 

4/9-4/10

4/11-4/12

Section Views

Section Views/Computer Project

SEC1, SEC2

SEC3  

13

 

4/16-4/17

4/18-4/19

Review Area/Volume Calculations; Computer Project

Auxiliary Views

 

AUX1, AUX2

14

 

4/23-4/24

4/25-4/26

Auxiliary Views

Computer Project

AUX3

15

 

4/30-5/1

5/2-5/3

Computer Project/Review

Exam 3

 

16

 

5/7-5/8

5/9-5/10

Computer Project

Computer Projects due at the end of your last class period