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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 215 Building Systems Overview and CAD Integrated Design

This course will provide an overview of the different variables that engineers and architects consider when designing the mechanical systems, electrical systems, lighting, plumbing, fire suppression and structural elements in a project. We will review the ways these systems function and the reasons we might choose one over another in a design project. We will discuss fixture and equipment locations within a building to optimize efficiency. Students will also be exposed to the terminology, abbreviations and symbols used in drafting construction documents to depict design intent. We will then use an industry-wide CAD software in the execution of construction documents, providing students with a practical application of the information they have learned. Upon completion of the course, students will have the tools necessary to understand why certain systems are used and the ability to draft construction documents.
Pre-requisite(s): Pre-requisites: CIVL 103, Digital Media for Architectural Technology and CIVL 220, Architectural Design.
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3