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Mect 3341 - Computer-Aided Drafting I
Computer-Aided Drafting I Documents
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University of Houston Engineering Technology College of Technology MECT 3341 COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING I COURSE GENERAL INFORMATION CATALOG DESCRIPTION Computer Aided Drafting I MECT 3341 is an introduction to commercial computer aided drafting design system CADD This class will utilize both computer graphics hardware and software The Lab assignments will be applications of both CAD graphics and programming in two dimensions using AutoCAD with Auto LISP PREREQUISITES Students should have a background in technical drafting and a scientific computer programming language The instructor knows that all students in the class do not meet the intent of these prerequisites However with a little extra effort such students should be able to pass the course with a good grade TEXTBOOKS AutoCAD an its Application Comprehensive 2010 or 2009 even a 2008 Authors Shumaker Madsen Madsen Laurich Publisher Goodheart Willcox Publisher ISBN 978 1 60525 163 9 The labs have AutoCAD 2010 loaded on the computers Course Assignments Other Handouts on the Course Web Site www uh edu webct and on the University Server odyssey instfile mott COURSE INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The student will be able to 1 Describe the hardware and software components of a typical CADD system 2 Give representative examples of several types of interactive graphic input devices display terminals hard copy devices and scanners and explain the differences between each 3 List the three main categories of computers explain the differences between them and describe a CADD system based on each of the three types Prepared by David Mott Spring 2010 Engineering Technology University of Houston College of Technology 4 List the major vendors of CADD systems and describe their systems 5 Describe typical uses of a CADD system and demonstrate the proficient use of AutoCAD Release 2004 drafting software on a PC Pentium computer 6 Write programs in the AutoLISP language to do 2 dimensional transformations on simple geometric figures and to perform other often repeated functions 7 Demonstrate proficiency using flowcharts 8 Demonstrate the appropriate and proper use of digital plotters digitizers and graphic displays COURSE GRADE STANDARD The University Grading Policy is published in the Student Handbook and on the University Web Site Copies of the Student Handbook are available free at the Bookstore For this course a final course letter grade of A A B B B C C C D D D or F will be assigned based on the combined lecture and lab work as follows Two 2 Exams Thirteen Assignments 140 points Team Project Two 2 Written Reports Programming Drafting Prerequisite Qualification Quiz Attendance Pop Quizzes and Professional Practice Extra Credit Extracurricular Activity Report Final Exam Prepared by David Mott Letter Grade of 100 A AB B BC C CD 94 100 90 93 99 87 89 99 83 86 99 80 82 99 77 79 99 73 76 99 70 72 99 67 69 99 Final Grade Prorated Drop 20 40 36 40 10 8 3 10 5 10 3 15 Grade Points per Credit 4 0 3 7 3 3 3 0 2 7 2 3 2 0 1 7 1 3 Spring 2010 Engineering Technology University of Houston D DF 63 66 99 60 62 99 0 59 99 College of Technology 1 0 0 7 0 TAC ABET CRITERION 3 PROGRAM OUTCOMES This course covers program outcomes a b c d e g h I j k l and m DETAILED COURSE INFORMATION Lectures Credits Hours per week Room Location 2 2 L 11D Lectures 19653 TBA 19655 TBA 19657 TBA 19659 TBA 29407 TBA 2 2 T2 386 Time 8 00am 9 00am 8 00am 9 00am Day s Tuesday Thursdays Tuesday Thursdays Tuesday Friday Friday Instructor Grad Assistants Mott Mott Mott Mott Mott 19651 Section Number Laboratory Laboratory Laboratory 1 3 T1 116a 1 3 T1 116a 19633 1 3 T1 116a 10 00am 1 00pm 10 00am 1 00pm 1 00pm 4 00pm Note Students who wish to do lab work when room T2 115 is not available should use the facilities in room T2 116 or 117 The computers in all locations are equivalent Hours are posted on the door to Room T2 116 and 117 The above sections labeled TBA are offsite locations however students can view the lecture on campus in room T2 386 on campus if seating permits Prepared by David Mott Spring 2010 University of Houston Engineering Technology College of Technology LECTURE INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION David Mott Office Office Hours By appointment any day or evening Telephone Office 281 618 5639 EMAIL mottd lonestar edu COURSE PROCEDURES 1 MECT 3341 is the third course in the Computer Drafting Design Minor sequence and a junior level course in the Mechanical Technology major Programming and engineering drafting experience are prerequisites for this course A pretest in computer programming and engineering drafting will be given to all students during the second class meeting The main purpose of this exam is to alert the instructor about those students who do not have the expected prerequisite background 2 Students are expected to be completed all reading assignments outside of class time and is to be accomplished prior to the lecture class period of the week assigned Students should be prepared for a 10 minute pop quiz at the beginning of any class covering the reading material 3 All exams will be given on Saturday 8 00am room to be announced through in lecture WEBCT If for any reason there are changes to the date time or the room location the new date time and room location will be posted using WEB CT 4 All assignments will be turned using the course WEB CT Web Site Files are electronically uploaded into WEB CT Students will not get credit for an assignment not turned in via WEB CT WEB CT will not accept files after the deadline date and hour indicated as DATE TIME DUE 5 All Files of any type DOC DWG LSP etc turned in to WEB CT will be identified using a File Naming Convention The first five letters of the file naming convention are XYZAB where XYZ are the first three letters of your Last Name and A is the first letter of your First Name and B is the first letter in your Middle Name Use an X in place of any letter not in your name two letter first name or no middle name Follow the five naming convention letters with an explanation of the assignment Example parrclab01 for Ronald C Par lab 1 Add sequence letters A B etc if more than one file is being submitted for an assignment Example parrclab03A and parrclab03B Prepared by David Mott Spring 2010 University of Houston Engineering Technology College of Technology 6 Written Reports 3 are required the due date are posted on WEB CT which is usually Saturday at 11 59pm of the week due Submit a hard copy to your LAB TA s and digital copy to WEB CT


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