CAD Introduction to Building Systems - HVAC
I. Course Prefix/Number: FME 140
Course Name: CAD Introduction to Building Systems - HVAC
Credits: 4 (3 lecture; 2 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
• Creating Drawing Aids. Basics Handout
- Floor plans
• Drawing and Controlling
- Floor plans
- Printing and Plotting Guide
• Drawing Organization, Introduction to Dimensioning
- HVAC Fixtures and Equipment
• Constructing Geometric Figures & Object Selection
- Doors and Windows
• Midterm Examination
• Architectural Desktop Introduction to Building Systems
• Adding Attributes to Enhance Blocks
• Architectural Desktop / Controlling Drawing Accuracy
-ASHRAE duct fittings
• Final Exam
• Projects Evaluation
The instructor reserves the right to make adjustments by informing the class accordingly.
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. Reading text and handouts.
C. Writing answers to homework problems.
D. Maintaining a portfolio of your drawings.
IX. Instructional Materials
Text: Designing Mechanical Systems using Building Systems; by Mary Ellen Pennisi-Vazzana, David Driver
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.