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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

List of Courses

Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

  • Course Code :
    ARC E01
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

1-Train students to preform using simple computer drafting software to visualize architecture projects in 2D digital forms, by the aid of programs such as “AutoCAD”. 2-Prepare students to use computer rendering programs to produce raster graphics by the aid of programs such as “Photoshop”. 3-Train students to use computer modeling software to visualize architecture projects in 3D digital forms, make 3D & 2D rendered graphics by the aid of programs such as “Revit”.

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Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

Computer as a tool designed for change: Computer aided drafting, Creation and editing of primitives – Accuracy – Organization – 2D and 3D drawing. Computer aided Design: Modeling, and Visualization. Architectural rendering: Scenes, Materials and mapping. Using Photo editing applications in Architectural rendering.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Identify different architectural computer drafting, modeling, rendering, and presentation techniques.
2- Define Characteristics of raster & vector graphics.
3- Identify different types of textures and materials.
4- Identify the different uses of 2D & 3D computer interfaces.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Visualize graphical forms in two and three dimensions
2- Differentiate between raster and vector graphics.
3- Choose proper tools for modeling, rendering, and presenting architectural projects.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Prepare 2D, 3D, and rendered drawings and presentations.
2- Use Photoshop software in assigning materials and furniture layers into architectural plans & Elevations.
3- Build architectural digital models using Revit software.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Do simple Search for information.
2- Manage time to meet deadlines.


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Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to Computer applications in Architecture. 4 2 2
Introduction to AutoCAD 4 2 2
Drawing & Editing Commands in AutoCad 16 8 8
Photoshop 2D Architectural Presentations. 8 4 4
Introduction to BIM, & Revit 4 2 2
3D Drawing & Editing Commands in Revit Software 16 8 8
3D Modelling for a Building (Final Project) 8 4 4

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Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lectures.
Lab Work

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Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments/Lab Work 20.00
Final examination 40.00
Mid-term examination(s) 30.00
Participation. 10.00

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Elective 1 \ Computer Applications for Architects 1

Books:

Book Author Publisher

Course notes :

1. Students Lecture Notes 2. Handouts

Recommended books :

Manual of AutoCAD 2014, PhotoShop, & Revit Software 2017. Help Menu of AutoCAD 2014, PhotoShop, & Revit Software 2017

Periodicals :

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www.ASCAAD.com

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