COURSE TITLE:            Drafting III (CAD II)

    INSTRUCTOR:    Mr. Persichetti

    The purpose of this handout is to tell you what you must be able to do in order to get credit for this course. It is your responsibility to understand these requirements and to ask questions if you are unsure, and to share this information with your parents. It is suggested that you keep this handout in your notebook throughout the course.

    I.                    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (For all levels of drafting)

    A.       All students must attend class regularly in compliance with Board Policy. Excessive absence can result in the student being placed on “No Credit Status” regardless of the final grade achieved in the course.

    B.       All Final marking period tests and / or culminating project assigned by the instructor must be completed by the student in order to receive credit for the course.

    C.       Final grades in all courses will be determined by an average system as described in Board Policy.


    II.                  OVERVIEW OF COURSE

    Prerequisite: DRAFTING II

    This course provides the students an opportunity to further develop their visualization skills through the use of drawing equipment & computer software. The student will use the CAD system to develop assembly & detailed drawings. After designing products on AutoCAD, modeling & prototype development will be taught. Design projects and portfolio development will be an integral part of this course. Careers in the drafting & engineering fields will be discussed after have guest speakers from the industry.


    GENERAL OBJECTIVES (For all drafting courses)

    The student will:

    ·         Develop an understanding of the basic relationship of drafting to industry

    ·         Develop a working knowledge of equipment, materials & supplies used in drafting

    ·         Develop an occupational outlook in the areas of student interest.

    ·         Develop the ability to make and interpret technical drawings, sketches, diagrams, charts, & schematics.

    ·         Understand how drawings are produced mechanically and automated.

    ·         Develop skills for employment in the drafting, design, engineering & architectural industries.

    ·         Be prepared for post secondary education in the drafting, design, engineering & architectural fields.

    ·         Develop skills to effectively communicate ideas.

    ·         Organize & produce working portfolios.

    ·         Understand how the uses of technology can affect our life & industry.


    The student will:

    ·         Develop complex working drawings in AutoCAD

    ·         Use the steps of the problem solving process to design products or inventions on the CAD system

    ·         Identify different branches of engineering

    ·         Develop assembly & part drawings

    ·         Identify the various parts of assembly drawings

    ·         Create charts in AutoCAD

    ·         Identify different cams & gears

    ·         Produce Cams & gears in AutoCAD

    ·         Describe what a topographic map is & create a map on the CAD system.

    ·         Define electrical drafting

    ·         Identify three types of electrical diagrams

    ·         Identify the main steps in drawing a schematic diagram

    ·         Develop a working portfolio

    IV.                METHODS OF EVALUATION / Marking Period


    ·         Being Prepared

    Do you have the following items?

    o    Notebook

    o    Pencil

    o    Assignments

    o    Drawing equipment

    ·         Actively participating in class lectures / activities

    ·         Intro or Do Now work

    ·         Are you a disruption? (Be the solution not the problem)


    ·         Written tests

    ·         Sets of drawings

    ·         Current Events

    ·         Reading / writing assignments

    ·         Oral Presentations


    ·         Written Tests

    ·         Final Working Drawings

    ·         Oral Presentations

         FINAL EXAM

    ·         Written Test

    ·         Final Drawings

    ·         Project