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Autocad Lesson Plans
Computers & Internet
Title – Autocad Lesson Plans
By – Mel
Primary Subject – Computers / Internet
Grade Level – 11-12
Technical Drafting / AutoCAD
Course Performance Objectives and Lesson Plans
Upon completion of this program the student should be able to:
- Define drafting.
- Select areas of specialization within the drafting profession and name areas in which a drafter and a drawing will be evaluated.
- Read reference materials and ANSI standards.
- Identify the purpose of the components found in the AutoCAD graphics screen.
- Obtain HELP when using AutoCAD commands.
- Maintain AutoCAD files.
- State the purpose and procedures for various types of sketching and lettering.
- Neatly letter freehand.
- Place notes and specifications on drawings.
- Practice use of DTEXT, STYLE and MTEXT commands. Edit and change text.
- Label points and surfaces, construct auxiliaries of lines, points, planes and curved surfaces, determine true angle between planes and determine shortest distance between lines.
- Apply LINE, MULTIPLE, POLYGON, and RECTANG commands.
- Apply CIRCLE, DRAGMODE, ARC, ELLIPSE, and DONUT commands.
- Apply the ERASE, REDRAW, and OOPS commands, transparent commands, and object selection options.
- Introduce alternative methods for selecting and editing entities.
- Apply the U, REDO, and UNDO commands.
- Identify basic drafting tools.
- Demonstrate the ability to use various drafting tools and properly care for them.
- Operate printer/plotter.
- Describe measuring devices.
- Accurately measure with devices using various scale ratios.
- Utilize the ZOOM, REGEN, and VIEWRES commands.
- Apply PAN and VIEW commands.
- Create and use viewports.
- Prepare for a new drawing using DDUNITS, LIMITS and STATUS commands.
- Create prototype drawings.
- Geometric construction.
- Identify and construct basic geometric shapes.
- Enter coordinates using the absolute, relative, and polar methods.
- Apply the object snap feature and the APERATURE, OSNAP, and DDOSNAP commands.
- Control AutoCAD features including the coordinate display, ortho, the TIME command, the AutoCAD Text and Command Windows, and the SAVETIME system variable.
- Orthographic construction.
- Identify planes and lines, and construct missing hidden and visible lines, views, points and planes in orthographic views.
- Apply the GRID, SNAP, XLINE, and RAY commands.
- Control layers and linetypes.
- Relate dimensioning to correct size, shape and location.
- Apply dimensioning capabilities, including associative dimensioning and basic dimensioning system variables.
- Apply basic tolerancing features.
- Manufacturing processes.
- Design parts for manufacturing processes.
- Alter entities using the CHAMFER, BREAK, FILLET, OFFSET, and MLINE commands.
- Apply the CHANGE, MOVE, COPY, and MIRROR commands.
- Create rectangular and polar arrays.
- Modify entities by using the STRETCH, SCALE, ROTATE, TRIM, EXTEND, and LENGTHEN commands.
- Apply the TRACE, SOLID, and FILL commands.
- Apply polylines and spline curves.
- Identify fasteners and symbols.
- Construct material symbols and hardware drawings.
- Create and insert blocks.
- Create and use library of symbols.
- Identify interior details.
- Construct symbols, full, half, offset, broken out, removed, revolved, rib, aligned and assembly sections.
- Apply HATCH and SKETCH commands.
- Pictorial drawing.
- Measure in isometric and oblique, construct angles, construct circles and construct oblique and isometric drawings of various objects.
- Create isometrics using SNAP and ISOPLANE commands.
- Assembly and working drawings.
- Prepare assembly drawings illustrating dimensioning tolerances.
- Prepare complete working drawings with accuracy.
- Generate Bill of Materials using the ATTEXT command.
- Apply AutoCAD’s 3D modeling capability.
- Utilize X/Y/Z point filters.
- Construct 3D wireframe models using user coordinate systems.
- Apply the REVSURF and RULESURF commands to the construction of 3D curved surfaces.
- Create and edit 3D primitives.
- Shade and render 3D models.
This knowledge will be evidenced by correctly performing the procedures outlined on the assignment sheets, scoring a 3 or better on performance tests and by scoring 78 percent or better on written tests.
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