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Drafting Design

DDSN 114 Introduction to CAD

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Prerequisite: Completion of Welding Tier II or consent of instructor based on assessment.

A systems-oriented course designed to introduce students to the concepts, techniques, and applications of PC-based computer-aided drafting that will allow them to create drawing files. Command structure, coordinate systems, text, dimensions, and plotting will all be covered.

DDSN 135 Solidworks

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S based on sufficient demand)

This course presents the fundamental skills and concepts to build parametric model parts and assemblies and how to make simple drawings of those parts and assemblies. This course is designed around a process-based training approach emphasizing the processes and procedures necessary to complete a particular task. By utilizing case studies to illustrate these processes, the student learns the necessary commands, options, and menus in the context of completing a design task within SOLIDWORKS. An introduction to the transferability and compatibility of SOLIDWORKS, MASTERCAM, GIBSCAM, and Pro-Engineer software is provided. This course will be offered through a course-sharing arrangement with FVCC.