Geometric Modeling

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Vignesh M

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Course Name : Geometric Modeling

Code(Credit) : CUTM1060(0-3-0)

Course Objectives

  •  To introduce the students to basic theory and concepts of Auto Cad, Revit and the classical methods for the analysis of building drawings.
     On completion of this course the students will be able to know the process of making sketches, dimensions, 3D Modeling and rendering.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to
     Demonstrate use of CAD in Civil Construction, basic knowledge of operating software & commands, and benefit of civil developments in the construction industry. Do 2d &3d drafting /design with AUTO CAD software.
     Architectural modeling set up units & element properties, annotating, detailing, presentation tools, printing, export/import with Revit Architecture Software.

Course Syllabus

MODULE 1 - 2D Sketches and Dimensioning (04 Hrs) 

1. Introduction about AutoCAD Comments and Unit Conversions (0.5 Hrs)

2. Study for Drafting and Modeling – Coordinate systems (0.5 Hrs)

3. Drawing of 1 BHK building plan with study room (1 Hr)

4. Drawing of an elevation of 1 BHK building plan with study room with dimensions (2 Hrs)

MODULE 2 - Building Plan and Sectional Views (04 Hrs)

1. Drawing a plan of 2 BHK Residential building for given dimensions (2 Hrs)

2. Drawing sectional views of prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, etc. (2 Hrs)

MODULE 3 – 3D Sketches and Projection (04 Hrs)

1. Drawing of front view and top view of simple solids like prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, etc, and dimensioning (2Hr)

2. Drawing front view, top view and side view of objects and projection of building (2 Hrs)

MODULE 4 – Introduction of Revit Architecture (03 Hrs)

1. Installing Autodesk Revit architecture and understanding the user interface (1 Hr)

2. Study of settings by using level and sketching elements (2 Hrs)

MODULE 5 - 3D Modeling With Revit (04 Hrs)

1. Creation of 3D projection given simple objects (2 Hrs)

2. Creation of 3-D models of simple objects and obtaining 2-D multi-view drawings from 3-D model (2 Hrs)

MODULE 6 – Working with Project and Work Planes (08 Hrs)

1. Working with basic building components and massing studies (2 Hrs)

2. Setting color for wall, about sectioning for basic knowledge of building (2 Hrs)

3. Assembly drawing & attribute text - Annotation, block & w-block & leader (2 Hrs)

4. Creation of 3-D circular/rectangular water tank (2 Hrs)

MODULE 7 – Annotation and Rendering (05 Hrs)

1. Understanding the rendering work flow, using lights, and creating a lighting fixture (1 Hr)

2. Working with label and detailing (2 Hrs)

3. Displaying a light source in a view, controlling the position of a spotlight in a building model & adding plants and entourage (2 Hrs)

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