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Introduction to Drafting (DRFT 1800)

The course provides a foundation for persons with little or no drafting experience. You will learn theory and practical application of the following topics: use and care of instruments; applied geometry; orthographic projections and application; pictorial drawings, dimensions and notes; sectioning; mechanical assembly drawing; architectural floor plans and elevation views.

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AutoCAD® 2D Fundamentals (DRFT 1608)

This hands-on course covers two-dimensional features and commands in AutoCAD. Topics include AutoCAD Interface, AutoCAD Theory, syntax inserting 2D geometry line, circle, arc, point, object snap, zoom, pan, fillets, chamfers, trim, extend, offset, inquiry, grids, text, making changes, line types and layers. Topics include move, copy, rotate, scale, mirror, array, stretch, graphic manipulation, grips, crosshatching, dimensioning, blocks, reference files, advanced text, special objects and plotting. The course also covers basic drafting fundamentals and geometry theory for students who require it.

No classes Oct 8 & Nov 12 (Kelsey)

Prerequisites: Basic working knowledge of Windows XP or Vista, able to create folders, copying and deleting files, being able to maneuver around in, and basic knowledge of geometry would be helpful.


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AutoCAD® Level 2 (CAD 1803)

You will learn more advanced topics such as point object and layer filtering, attributes and data extraction, user co-ordinate systems (UCS), system variables and settings including the ACAP.PCP file. Further topics will include assembling drawings with XREFs, an introduction to documentation using Paperspace and an introduction to 3D and rendering via demonstrations. Intermediate topics will include additional coverage of blocks, symbols and file management, and more detailed discussion of selected sets and grips. You will also be introduced to macros, scripts and slides, and a demonstration of menu customization.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of AutoCAD® for the Professional Level I, AutoCAD® LT (CAD 1800), or equivalent training and/or experience as approved by Kelsey.


Fee: $615 (manual included), 27 hours/9 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-857April 16, 2014 - June 11, 2014
W, 7-10 pm
Room: 247A
Register online, by mail or in Saskatoon
Saskatoon

AutoCAD® Level 3 (3D Modelling) (CAD 1802)

You will be introduced to the different types of 3D models and modelling techniques supported by the core AutoCAD program. Solid modelling topics are highlighted throughout the entire course. A detailed discussion of the AutoCAD User Co-ordinate System (UCS) is given. The standard solid primitives are covered and new objects are created using the primitives and the editing and Boolean operations available in AutoCAD. Generation of assemblies, sections and layouts for plotting is covered.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when the interest list has a sufficient number of interested people.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of AutoCAD® for the Professional Level I and Level II or equivalent training and/or experience as approved by Kelsey faculty.


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AutoCAD® Level I and AutoCAD® LT (CAD 1800)

You will begin by learning the AutoCAD® user interface. Your studies will include drawing set-up, co-ordinate systems, drawing tools, editing commands, display options, blocks and symbols, layers, colours and line types, as well as basic text, dimensioning and plotting. You will learn inquiry commands, crosshatching, introduction to grips and a demonstration of some additional features. You should expect to spend an additional 2 to 4 hours per week to become proficient with these applications.

Prerequisites: Previous training or experience in engineering drafting. Familiarity with IBM compatible computers is an asset.


Fee: $615 (Manuals included), 27 hours/9 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-856April 17, 2014 - June 12, 2014
Th, 7-10 pm
Room: 247A
Register online, by mail or in Saskatoon
Saskatoon

Autodesk Inventor Level 1 (CAD 1836)

Your studies will allow you to create almost any type of solid model or assembly. The course is a basic to intermediate level mechanical design course and it includes part modelling, assembly, drawing, generation, presentation and sheet metal modelling. You will also be introduced to the concept of transferring data to and from different electronic media. The course is designed for students who are new to Autodesk Inventor and may not be familiar with any parametric solid modelling.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of AutoCAD for the Professional Level I and Level II, or equivalent training and/or experience as approved by Kelsey faculty.


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Autodesk Inventor Level 2 (CAD 1839)

You will build on the skills acquired in the Inventor Level I course. This course covers hybrid models with solids and surfaces, details of the content library, creating assemblies that move, exploded views and animation, sheet metal parts and weldment assemblies and more details on parameters. The course will also look at creating complex shapes using surfaces, 3D sweeps, lofts and other advanced modelling techniques. It is designed for the designer who needs to advance and increase their knowledge of this technology so as to achieve a higher level of productivity in Inventor.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of AutoCAD for the Professional Level I and Level II, or equivalent training and/or experience as approved by Kelsey faculty.


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Solid Works Essentials Level 1 (CAD 1837)

Whether you are a beginner or have used other CAD applications in the past, this course can help you take your design skills to an entirely new level. This hands-on course enables you to explore the powerful, innovative and easy to-use 3D mechanical design software. This course teaches you how to build parametric solid models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. The topics covered in this course include, introduction to sketching, basic part modelling, revolved features, linear and circular patterns, thin walled parts, shelling and ribs, configuration of parts, detail drawing basics, bottom-up assembly modelling, exploded assemblies, bills of materials and assembly drawings.

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Solid Works Essentials Level 2 (CAD 1838)

Take design skills to an entirely new level. This hands-on course enables you to explore the powerful, innovative and easy-to-use 3D mechanical design software. This course teaches you how to expand on topics covered in the Essentials Level 1 course. You will explore concepts in advanced part modeling, sheet-metal design, weldments and file management. The topics covered in this course include: multibody solids, sweeps and lofts, sheet metal miter and edge flanges, sheet metal flat pattern, weldments using structural members, weldment drawings, understanding SolidWorks file structure, saving files and file references.

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