Covers basic descriptive geometry theory, and explores how to use orthographic principles to find true views of lines and planes.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Lines, planes, notation, fold lines, and projection of points into space.
- True lengths of lines.
- Point view of a line, distance between a point and a line, and the perpendicular line principle.
- Intersecting and non-intersecting lines.
- Parallel and skewed (non-parallel) lines.
- Horizontal, frontal, and profile planes.
- Edge views of planes.
- Points and planes.
- True angles.
Assessment and Requirements
All students will be required to complete a comprehensive final examination that assesses the learning of all course objectives This exam must be weighted in a manner so that the exam score is worth a minimum of fifteen percent of the final course grade. This exam is to be a common exam administered to all sections of TAGD 171.
The student will be required to bring the drafting equipment used in previous drafting courses. Modeling clay is also required.
Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the TAE Department.