BTG343 Interactive Computer Graphics

Code BTG343
Name Interactive Computer Graphics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Engineering Graphics
Faculty
Academic staff Modris Dobelis, Ieva Jurāne, Veronika Stroževa, Zoja Veide
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Basic terms and characteristic of computer graphic. Hardware and software used for processing of graphical information. The structure of graphical data. Two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) computeraided drafting systems. The multilayer technology in electronic drawings. Transformation of basic graphical elements. Production of hard copies of engineering drawings on printers and plotters. Electronic publishing of drawings. Basics of computer aided design, goals and tasks..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Acquire the basic knowledge about AutoCAD software, suitability of this software for specific tasks achievement. Be able to use this knowledge in practice, in 2D computer aided drafting, while performing the individual assignments.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Will be able to start a drawing in metric or imperial units and change it, to set up the necessary preferences for electronic drawing. - Practical class exercises, final test. Evaluate the ability to use commands for set up drawing file environment.
Students will be able to perform geometric constructions with AutoCAD software, to show geometric properties of objects using different dimension types and styles. - Practical class exercises, final test. Evaluate the ability to use commands for creating, editing, dimensioning changing properties of object.
Will be able create simple drawings. - Practical class exercises, final test. Evaluate the ability to use commands for creating, editing, dimensioning changing properties of object.
Will acquire the knowledge of creation civil engineering drawings with computer aided drafting software, use software applications in practical solving civil engineering drafting tasks. - Practical class exercises. Evaluate the ability to present large size objects in drawing, to use commands creating, editing, inserting of blocks.
Will master skills of managing drawing hard copies with printers and plotters and to convert drawings to pdf format. - Practical class exercises, exam. Evaluate the ability to plot drawings according to standards.
Course prerequisites Basic knowledge in engineering graphics.

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