This course introduces the concepts and methods of 3D modeling using AutoCAD software. While wireframe, surface and solid modeling are covered, the emphasis is on creating and editing solid models. Solid models can be used for the virtual prototyping of parts and assemblies as well as architectural massing studies. The expectation is that students have current training/experience equivalent to intermediate level AutoCAD. AICO 2000 - AutoCAD 2 is recommended.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of AICO 3001 for the Winter 2023 term.
Tue Jan 17 - Tue Mar 28 (11 weeks)
- 11 weeks
- CRN 83272
Class meeting times
|Jan 17 - Mar 28||Tue||18:30 - 21:45||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ (The Bookstore is closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- View 3D models from different viewpoints.
- Adjust the visual style of 3D models.
- Work with multiple coordinate systems.
- Create simple and composite solids.
- Create complex solids and surfaces.
- Modify solids.
- Create 2D drawings from 3D models.
Effective as of Fall 2013
AutoCAD 3D (AICO 3001) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
Associate Certificate Part-time
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