Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD)

CAD 220

INTRO TO CAD/CAM SYSTEMS

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $2

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the field of computer aided design and drafting (CADD). Provides an overview of the use of personal computers in the development of drawings for engineering-related fields. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ENGR 220)

CAD 222

CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN I

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $2

Recommended Preparation: CAD 220 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces solid modeling using 3D mechanical design software. Covers feature-based design, parametric relationships, and design intent. Emphasizes part modeling using sketches, constraints, dimensions, and the model history tree. Additional topics include part drawings, assembly modeling, basic motion, and stress analysis. [D; CSU] (Formerly: ENGR 222)

CAD 223

CAD DETAILING AND DIMENSIONING

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $2

Prerequisite: CAD 222 or CAD 230 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Constructs a set of completed working drawings. Includes advanced dimensioning functions, geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (ANSI Y 14.5), and view development from three-dimensional models. [D; CSU] (Formerly: ENGR 223)

CAD 224

CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN II

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $5

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Prerequisite: CAD 223 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces system and part design with an emphasis on organization and development of design projects. [D; CSU] (Formerly: ENGR 224)

CAD 228

CAD ADVANCED SURFACE DESIGN

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Fee: $2

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to the techniques, analysis, and modification of parametric solid models. [D; CSU] (Formerly: ENGR 228)

CAD 230

INTRODUCTION TO SOLIDWORKS

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: CAD 222 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to solid modeling using Solidworks software. Provides strategies in the construction and analysis of solid parts and related drawings and assemblies. [D; CSU]

CAD 272

SOLID MODELING II

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $2

Prerequisite: CAD 228 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides an opportunity to more thoroughly explore the power of a parametric solid modeling program. Focuses on the use of previous skills and introduces new functions and techniques used in the development of more advanced geometry. [D; CSU] (Formerly: CAD 284;ENGR 284)

CAD 276

TECHNICAL COMPUTER IMAGING AND ANIMATION I

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $2

Recommended Preparation: CL 120 or ART 100 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduction to dimensional models for engineering and multimedia. Students will create texture map and animate provided models as well as develop models and animation of their own. [D; CSU] (Formerly: CAD 288;ENGR 288)

CAD 277

TECHNICAL COMPUTER IMAGING AND ANIMATION II

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $2

Prerequisite: CAD 276 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduction to advanced 3D studio functions and integration of media using video capture and authoring software. [D; CSU] (Formerly: CAD 289)

CAD 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of computer aided design of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU]