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CAD 220 - MicroStation CAD

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course will introduce the student to MicroStation CAD software. Basic two-dimensional CAD drawings will be taught. Drawings will be created and plotted.
Prerequisite: CAD 151  or equivalent
Competencies
  1. Examine file management
    1. Review system directory structures
    2. Define file-based systems
    3. Examine the MicroStation file manager
    4. Examine the file menu
    5. Discuss input devices
  2. Discuss the graphical user interface (GUI).
    1. Discuss the graphical user interface
    2. Examine the control menu
    3. Examine view scaling
    4. Examine view attributes
    5. Examine the design plane
    6. Analyze the command window
    7. View menus
    8. View dialog boxes.
    9. Examine settings boxes.
    10. View frames.
    11. View toolboxes
  3. Explain settings
    1. Discuss MicroStation help
    2. Discuss working units
    3. Discuss system setting defaults
    4. Discuss precision input settings
    5. Define levels
    6. Discuss text settings
    7. Discuss the tool settings box
  4. Discuss elements
    1. Discuss settings/applications relations
    2. Examine element placement
    3. Examine multi-line toolbox
    4. Examine text placement
  5. Examine element editing
    1. Examine change attribute toolbox
    2. Apply modify element toolbox
    3. Apply extend element toolbox
    4. Use modify arc radius toolbox
    5. Apply manipulate elements toolbox
    6. Utilize drop linestring status
    7. Apply mirror toolbox.
    8. Discuss deleting elements
    9. Use the text editor
    10. Examine text modification/atttributes
    11. Manipulate text
    12. Examine multi-line manipulation toolbox
  6. Discuss element selection
    1. Examine single element select
    2. Discuss multiple element select
    3. Analyze group element select
    4. Discuss grouping orphan cells
    5. Discuss selected element locks
  7. Describe graphic groups
    1. Discuss graphic group locks
    2. Discuss adding/removing graphic groups.
  8. Examine fences
    1. Discuss fence placement
    2. Apply move fence toolbox.
    3. Apply change fence contents toolbox
    4. Apply modify/stretch fence contents toolbox.
    5. Use manipulate fence contents toolbox
    6. Examine fence locks
    7. Examine the working set.
  9. Discuss drawing cells
    1. Create a cell
    2. Apply cell placement toolbox
    3. Apply cell manipulation toolbox
    4. Discuss drop cell status
    5. Discuss cell libraries
  10. Discuss patterns.
    1. Create a pattern shape
    2. Discuss creating chains
    3. Apply the pattern toolbox
    4. Examine pattern settings
    5. Modify patterns
  11. Examine reference files
    1. Attach a reference file
    2. Examine manipulation
    3. Discuss levels and level symbology
  12. Discuss dimensioning
    1. Examine dimension settings
    2. Apply dimension placement toolbox
    3. Utilize dimension element command
    4. Examine associative dimensioning
    5. Modify/manipulate dimensions
  13. Examine images
    1. Discuss displaying images/text
    2. Discuss raster images.
    3. Discuss raster vs. vector images
    4. Discuss converting images.
  14. Discuss drawing duplication
    1. Examine plotting
    2. Discuss printing



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