Course Title: Use 2D Computer Aided Drafting Systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: PROC5229

Course Title: Use 2D Computer Aided Drafting Systems

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher :- Vettrivel chinnadurai

Contact:- vettri.chinnadurai@rmit.edu.au

Programme Manager:- Steven Bevan

Contact:- stevan.bevan@rmit.edu.au

Class room:- One of the Computer lab in Level 4 at Building 57

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply Computer Aided Drafting using 2D techniques for engineering applications. This includes complex and advanced applications of computer Aided Drafting systems.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBP235 Use 2D Computer Aided Drafting Systems

Element:

Complete and Report on Drawing Task.

Performance Criteria:

3.1   OH&S requirements for completing the work are followed.
3.2   Work site is made safe in accordance with established safety procedures.
3.3   Equipment is shut down according to enterprise procedures.

Element:

Perform Drawing

Performance Criteria:

2.1   OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed
2.2   Equipment/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance with OH&S requirements.
2.3   Drawing task is carried out to industry standards and in accordance with enterprise procedures.
2.4   Decisions for dealing with unexpected situations are made from discussions with appropriate personnel, job specifications and enterprise procedures.
2.5   Methods for dealing with unexpected situations on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.

Element:

Prepare for Drawing.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area are obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OH&S requirements and risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work area are followed.
1.3 Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel.
1.4 The extent of drawing task is determined from documentation or reports and from discussion with appropriate personnel.
1.5 Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others involved at the work site.
1.6 Resources for the drawing task are obtained in accordance with enterprise procedures.
1.7 Equipment is checked for correct operation and safety.


Learning Outcomes


Complete and Report on Drawing Task.

Perform Drawing
Prepare for Drawing.


Details of Learning Activities

student will perform simple drafting, how to use the software effectively. Assignment submission. Competency test.


Teaching Schedule

Week Activity/Topic Elements
1 Introduction to AutoCAD 
1
2Drawing Commands 1, 2
3 Drawing Commands 1, 2
 4Assist Commands 1, 2
5Modify Commands 1,2
6Layers, Colours, Linetypes & Lineweights Commands
Text Commands
1,2
7Entity Grips Command
Inquiry Command
1,2,3
8Use AutoCAD Draw, Modify and Assist Commands to draw simple geometric shapes 1,2,3
9Use AutoCAD Draw, Modify and Assist Commands to draw simple geometric shapes 1,2,3
10 Layouts (Paper Space) /Model Space
Printing/Plotting
 1,2,3
11 Layouts (Paper Space) /Model Space
Printing/Plotting
 1,2,3
12 Orthogonal Projection
Use AutoCAD to produce engineering drawing
Plot Orthogonal Drawings (including dimensions
 1,2,3
13 Orthogonal Projection
Use AutoCAD to produce engineering drawing
Plot Orthogonal Drawings (including dimensions
 1,2,3
14 Isometric Drafting
Set up to isometric mode. Create text style and dimension style for isometric drawing
 1,2,3
15 Isometric Drafting ,Set up to isometric mode. Create text style and dimension style for isometric drawing
 1,2,3
16 Block, Wblock & Insert Commands ,Create Library Parts
Use block, Wblock and Insert commands to create library parts
 1,2,3
17 Drawing Template ,Create a Template File,Use of Design Centre ,Class work – 2nd submission
 1,2,3
18  Drawing Template ,Create a Template File,Use of Design Centre ,Class work – 2nd submission  1,2,3
19 Competency Test  1,2,3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

AUTOCAD BASIC SKILLS BY HENRY RAEMAKERS AVAILABLE AT RMIT BOOKSHOP


References

ENGINEERING DRAWING BY A.W.BOUNDY 7TH EDITION AVAILABLE AT RMIT BOOKSHOP


Other Resources

AUTOCAD 2009 SOFTWARE. Student drive Folder called-"S’- follow the path - "Mecahnical and Manufacturing"- " PROC5229 - 2D 


Overview of Assessment

Various written assignments/tests and practical exercises/projects 100%


Assessment Tasks

1.CLASS WEEKLY EXERCISES - to demonstrate to perform drawings

2.COMPETENCY TEST - ton demonstrate to perform and produce the drawings.


Assessment Matrix

1.CLASS WEEKLY EXERCISES - 40% of your final marks

2.COMPETENCY TEST - 60% of your final marks.

Other Information

Experience has shown that students who attend atleast 80% of classes for this course have a higher pass rate than those that don’t.

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