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TSYH 1160 - Graphical Communication

Transystems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course presents an overview of fundamental graphical techniques necessary for reading and production of working drawings, and introduces a variety of drafting terminology. Subject materials for the course are drawn from the civil engineering industry. Topics include tools and lines, lettering, scales, layout, dimensioning, geometric constructions, orthographic projections, and sections.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$322.84

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 11102

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This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$322.84

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. Please note that the above price is for tuition only; textbooks are additional. Course materials are available in D2L: https://learn.bcit.ca/ Textbooks are not shipped automatically, you must order them from the BCIT Bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/
  3. Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and correctly use basic drafting tools.
  • Draw and interpret standard line types.
  • Produce neat, legible Gothic lettering using an Ames Lettering Guide.
  • Identify and use metric, architect's, and civil engineer's scales.
  • Discuss terms and definitions related to drawing layout.
  • List the basic information required on a drawing.
  • Add dimensions, general or local notes to a drawing in accordance with standard practice.
  • Apply straight line geometry and geometry of arcs and circles to technical drawings.
  • Construct regular polygons and ellipses.
  • Describe the concept of orthographic projection and create a multiview drawing of a simple object in accordance with industry standards.
  • Explain the terms cutting plane and sectional view.
  • Describe and draw standard callouts used for sections and details on civil and structural engineering drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2010

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