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Applied Science 151

Fundamentals of Graphics Communication for Engineers

Credits: 4

Length of Course: 14 weeks

Classroom Hours Per Week: 5

Prerequisites: Precalculus12 and English 098

Text: Fundamentals of Graphics Communication, 6th ed. Bertoline G. R., Wiebe E. N., Hartman N. W., Ross W. A., McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Course Description:

This course covers the principles of engineering drawing, computer graphics, descriptive geometry, design, and problem solving. The fundamentals of graphical communication will help students think and communicate visually in the context of engineering design, and experience and develop skills in the creation and use of various types of engineering graphics through the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Graphics Communication
Week 2 Freehand Sketching
Week 3 Engineering Geometry
Week 4 Computer Aided Design (ongoing)
Week 5 Modeling Fundamentals
Week 6 Multiview Projections
Week 7 Dimensioning
Week 8 Pictorial Projections
Week 9 Pictorial Projections
Week 10 Section Views
Week 11 Auxiliary Views
Week 12 Visualization Techniques
Week 13 Tolerancing
Week 14 Final Exam


Labs 10%
Assignments 10%
Tests 30%
Final Project 15%
Final Exam 35%


Maryam Samiei,B.E.E.(Tehran), M.A.Sc (SFU)

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