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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Elective 2 \ Computer Applications for Architects 2

  • Course Code :
    ARC E02
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: • Use computer simple modeling software to visualize architecture projects in 3D digital forms, make 3D animations & 2D rendered graphics by the aid of programs such as “Sketchup” & "Vray". • Use computer rendering programs to produce professional Scenes, renderings, and professional animations by the aid of programs such as “LUMION 5”.

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Elective 2 \ Computer Applications for Architects 2

3D Computer modeling using Sketchup, Assigning Sketcup materials to masses, Assigning Sketchup lighting properties, Adding components, Assigning shots and saving them, surface rendering in variable "styles", Animations & settings. Using Vray for materials and lighting, Using Vray renderer. Rendering, Animations, and Presentations using LUMION 5 Software.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1. Identifying different architectural computer modeling, simulation, rendering, animation, and presentation techniques.
2- a2. Identifying different types of lighting and materials.
3- a3. Identifying the different uses of 2D & 3D computer interfaces.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1. Visualizing graphical forms in three dimensions.
2- b2. Choosing proper tool for modeling, simulation, rendering, animation, and presenting architectural projects.
3- b3. Choosing proper components, lighting features, and materials.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Building architectural digital models using sketchup software.
2- c2. Preparing 2D, 3D, and rendered drawings and animations.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Do simple Search for information.
2- d2. Manage time to meet deadlines.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to Sketchup. 4 2 2
Importing CAD to Sketchup. 4 2 2
Modeling using Sketchup. 16 8 8
Adding Components and Materials. 12 6 6
Animations using Sketchup 4 2 2
Assign Lighting and Rendering via Vray. 4 2 2
Rendering, Animations, and Presentations using LUMION 5 Software. 16 8 8

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Lab Work

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignment 20.00 a1 a2 a3 b1 b2 b3 c1 c2 d1 d2
Final exam 40.00
Midterm 30.00 a1 a2 a3 b1 b2 b3 c1 c2 d1 d2
Participation 10.00

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Elective 2 \ Computer Applications for Architects 2

Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

Manual of Sketchup 2015, VRay, & Lumion5 Software 2015. Help Menu of Sketchup 2015, VRay, & Lumion5 Software 2015.

Periodicals :

Web Sites :

www.ASCAAD.com

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