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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

CADE 101 Architectural and Engineering Tools and Techniques

3 credits
Introductory exposure to tools and techniques used in the disciplines of mechanical design, architecture, civil design, and other design and engineering related fields. Includes an introduction to sketching, drafting with manual drafting tools, and an introduction to computer aided design (CAD) software. Emphasis is placed on communicating design intent. Examples from industry included to illustrate differences and similarities between industries.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Corequisites: CADE 102 , CADE 103 , and CADE 104  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Create sketches related to design/engineering industries
  • Create design/engineering drawings using manual drafting tools to convey design intent
  • Demonstrate an introductory knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) software
  • Demonstrate an understanding of drawing views, scales, dimensioning, and tolerancing
  • Identify different design/engineering industries and their unique technical requirements


Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40