Mar 22, 2019  
2016-2017 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DFT 101 - Fundamentals of Drafting/CAD

3 credits
This course is designed to provide students with the basic technical drafting skills necessary to function in a CAD (Computer-Aided Design) drafting environment. During the extent of this course, the student will learn about the history of hand drafting and the differences/similarities to the drafting methodologies of the CAD tools used today. Basic understanding of various layout, view, and projection methods, as well as basic dimensioning and tolerancing will be addressed. Students will explore different engineering practices in order to broaden their base of understanding of the fields available to them for employment. A basic introduction to CAD will be presented and used to prepare a variety of basic drawings. [FALL] Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
Prereq/Corequisite:
Take ENG 094+  as a pre or corequisite, or appropriate placement score.
Note: All developmental courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to progress to the next developmental level or into college-level courses.



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