BGD361 - Building Systems CAD

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Subject Title
Building Systems CAD

Subject Description
This subject continues the development of skills in AutoCAD and extends them into areas of three dimensional modeling. Areas of study include plan drafting with AutoCAD, architectural and HVAC model creation with Revit. Studies in this subject focus on interoperability of data between AutoCAD and Revit and introduce students to the principles of HVAC system layout for a commercial building.

Credit Status
One subject credit in the following programs:

  • Energy Management Built Environment
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Building System Technician

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply advanced functions of AutoCAD to create complex floor plans using Seneca College Drafting Standards,
  2. Reference 2 dimensional CAD drawings in Revit environment,
  3. Create three-dimensional architectural building model using Revit (current release),
  4. Draw Heating and Ventilation 3-D model,
  5. Schedule HVAC components using Revit
  6. Arrange and plot annotated drawings based on 3-D models.

Essential Employability Skills
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.