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Course Content and Outcome Guide for MCH 297A

Course Number:
MCH 297A
Course Title:
Rhino CAD Level 2
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
40
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers advanced commands and drawing capabilities of Rhino, including design, model editing, model properties, graphic rendering techniques, and creation of 2D drawings. Explores both 2D and 3D modeling techniques using curves, solids, and surfaces. Prerequisites: MCH 296A Rhino CAD Level 1 or instructor approval. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students should have a general knowledge of operating standard applications under Windows.This includes logging into networks, launching applications, finding drives, managing files, and navigating menus and dialogs.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Apply advanced skills using Rhino for design

  2. Customize toolbars and toolbar collections

  3. Create simple macros

  4. Use advanced object snaps

  5. Use a range of strategies to build surfaces

Course Activities and Design

Course will use computers and Rhino modeling software in a lab setting to complete assigned model designs and related activities.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed on completion of assigned training materials, application of skillsets taught in the course, and quality of model designs assigned.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Skills obtained from this course will be:

  1. The ability to design advanced 2D and 3D models using Rhino CAD software.

  2. Choose and apply appropriate design formats including wireframe, surfaces, and solids.

  3. Edit designs for new attributes.

  4. Portray resulting designs in both electronic and printed formats.