Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AEC 136 - Structural Drawing

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in AEC 120
  • Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MATH 197, or MATH 140 or higher, OR Placement in MATH 205
  • Recommended Prep: AEC 118
  • AEC majors 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 CAD software. 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.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AEC 136, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare structural floor framing plans, details and sections for buildings with wood structural systems.
  • Prepare structural floor framing plans, details and sections for buildings with steel structural systems.
  • Prepare structural floor framing plans, details and sections for buildings with concrete structural systems.

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