AEC 136 - Structural Drawing
- Recommended Prep: AEC 118
- AEC major only.
Introduction to structural drawing for building construction - to load analysis, concrete and steel plan and detail drawing, and wood frame design and drawing with AutoCAD. Emphases on roof framing, lintels and beams, and posts and columns. The goal is develop in students a "sense" and basic understanding of structure in building construction. This course also available non-credit in three modules.
1 hr. lect.; 6 hrs. lab. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of AEC 136, the student will be able to:
- Prepare floor framing plans for buildings with steel, concrete and wood structural systems.
- Prepare details and sections of buildings with steel, concrete and wood structural systems.
- Demonstrate the use of basic welding symbols.
- Demonstrate the preparation of detail drawings sheets using different scaled drawings.
- Use the Steel Manual to select the proper sectional characteristics for a given structural steel building component.
- Demonstrate oral and written communication, computation and problem-solving skills appropriate to the level of the coursework.
- Report to a workplace regularly and punctually, engage effectively and congenially with peers and supervisors, work from written as well as oral instructions, use assigned time efficiently for productive work and meet production deadlines.
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