EA256 – Computer Aided Design Drawing (CAD1)

Course lecturer :

Dr. Rana El-Bakly

Course assistant :

Arch. Heba Affara

Course objectives :

The course introduces the students to the fundamentals of the graphic design using A program software through learning and understanding all the basic functions and features of this popular program. Then the course will be moving on to more intermediate and advanced skills.

Course description :

The course aims at introducing students to using AutoCAD for computer aided drafting. By the Middle of the semester students are supposed to be well familiar with using the various beginner and intermediate level AutoCAD commands to draw 2D architectural plans, sections, elevation and mass plan. In the second part of this course the students are introduced to Adobe\’s Photoshop application. Students are taught to use the software for rendering of 2D drawings as well as for postproduction of 3D interior and exterior shots.

Course assessment :

Drop Quizzes 10% Weekly sheet / mini project 35% Mid-term Exam 15% Final Exam 40%

Recommended text books :

[1] Mastering Autocad 2010 and Autocadlt 2010, Georgeomura, wiley, 2009.

Recommended refrences :

[1] Adobe Creative Team, Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book, Adobe Systems, USA, 2012.
[2] Derakhshani, D., Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2012
[3] Adobe Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book: The Official Training Workbook from Adobe Systems; Adobe Systems Incorporated and Its Licensors, 2009