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CAD 1 / Technical Drawing

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
CAD 1 / Technical Drawing
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-4.2
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P120-0047, P120-0049
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
6U (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Freehand drawing: Course work (50%)
CAD 2 Course work (50%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

B-A-4.2 (P120-0047, P120-0049) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 2, mandatory course
ABA-4.2 (P120-0047, P120-0048) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 2, mandatory course
ABA-4.2 (P120-0047, P120-0048) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 2, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
B-A-1.1 Fundamental Design 1
B-A-4.1 Representation 1

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
B-A-1.5 Refurbishment of Existing Buildings
B-A-2.1 Interior Design / Building Preservation

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
M.Eng. Alba Vicente

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_        have improved their ability to imagine and represent three-dimensional space.
_        have developed their conceptual and technical skills of spatial representation, architectural presentation, particularly through freehand drawing
_        have deepened their practical skills in the presentation of structural details, technical construction solutions and the routine use of CAD programs.
_        be able to apply their knowledge to design tasks, both in the field of development and in the presentation of concepts and designs.
_        be able to present their own designs, as well as real existing situations and spaces in a three-dimensional realistic, stylized and artistically sophisticated manner.
Personal competence:
_        Students will develop and train their ability to present results in analogue or digital form.
_        Students will train their ability to think and act in a conceptual, creative manner.

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Module content:
Freehand drawing:
_        In weekly seminars, the skills of freehand drawing will be taught and, as a focus, the presentation of space and the objects in it will be practiced using different techniques.
_        This helps understand space and perspective, as well as the presentation of one´s own ideas and designs.
CAD 2:
_        Advanced applications for 2-D and 3-D design and image processing.
_        More complex drawings (floor plans, views and sections) for creating plans according to DIN / data exchange and feedback between program levels.
_        More complex 3-D constructions for isometry and perspective, creating digital building models. Complete 3-D models for design review, display and presentation.
_        Simulating light and space using the latest technology.
_        Presentation / practice / application of professional CAD planning / presenting plans and plan output with large format plotter.

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Teaching methods/Media:
_        Multiple groups of 25-38 students / or parallel with several lecturers/tutors
_        Individual exercises on specific topics as part of the course work
_        CAD 2 with multimedia presentation of topics in the didactic network
_        Introductory lectures and supervised exercises at individual PC workstation in the CAD learning laboratory

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Lecture notes in the form of a handout (Cloud-System SAS) with tutorials, videos and documentations,
_        Video tutorials as theme clips in handout directories or Moodle,
_        Electronic library (Handout) and application documentation,
_        Topic-specific literature recommendations

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