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Computer-Aided Design (APRL 2150)

Total Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 2

Description: This course provides training using standard industry software. You will learn digitizing, grade-rule application, and marker making, as well as plotting patterns and markers. You will apply flat pattern design skills to the computer and develop pattern pieces and models. Computer-aided design software will allow you to create and alter patterns using imperial and metric measurements. Must be taken A-F

Topical Outline:
1. Data management
2. Digitizing-pattern development
3. Create, store and inserting “models”
4. Pattern development and plotting pieces
5. Pattern grading
6. Marker making

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify workstations, digitizing table and plotter
2. Perform pattern measurements and manipulations
3. Digitize, verify and store pieces
4. Organize and maintain spec sheets
5. Create grade rule tables and apply to patterns
6. Apply piece and marker plot procedures

Prerequisites:  APRL 1400, APRL 2015, APRL 2350, and APRL 2750
Co-requisites:  APRL 2355 and APRL 2420