Advanced Engineering Design Technology (EDT)

Hamilton & Sumiton Campuses

The Advanced Engineering Design Technology (DDT)program, prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identifications and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. The courses offer instructional skills for engineering technicians in design through 2-D and 3-D concepts in mechanical and architectural design, computer- aided manufacturing (CAM), additive manufacturing, planning. Bevill State graduates in Advanced Engineering Design Technology will obtain the essential skill to link engineering and manufacturing. Preparing them for entry into the workplace of CAD/CAM engineering design, planning, and additive manufacturing.

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

DDT 104 : BASIC COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING AND DESIGN

This course provides an introduction tobasic Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) functions and techniques, using hands-on applications. Topics include terminology, hardware, basic CADD and operating system functions, file manipulation, and basic CADD software applications in producing softcopy and hardcopy.

credits

3

DDT 111 : FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

This course serves as an introduction to the field of drafting and design and provides a foundation for the entire curriculum. Topics include safety, lettering, tools and equipment, geometric constructions, and orthographic sketching, and drawing.

credits

3

DDT 115 : BLUEPRINT READING FOR MACHINISTS

This course provides the students with terms and definitions, theory of orthographic projection, and other information required to interpret drawings used in the machine trades. Topics include multiview projection, pictorial drawings, dimensions and notes, lines and symbols, and sketching. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret blueprint drawings used in the machine trades.

credits

3

DDT 116 : BLUEPRINT READING FOR CONSTRUCTION

This course provides the students with terms and definitions, theory or orthographic projection, and other information required to interpret drawings used in the construction trades. Topics include multiview projection, dimensions and notes, lines and symbols, sketching, foundations plans, site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules, electrical plans and specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret blueprint drawings used in the construction and building trades.

credits

3

DDT 117 : MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

This course in materials and processes includes the principles and methodology of material selection, application, and manufacturing processes. Emphasis is directed to solids to include material characteristics, castings, forging, and die assemblies. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and understand the significance of materials’ properties, structure, basic manufacturing processes, and express and interpret material specifications.

credits

3

DDT 118 : BASIC ELECTRICAL DRAFTING

This course covers the universal language of electrical drafting, including electrical lines, symbols, abbreviations, and notation. Emphasis is place on typical components such as generators, controls, transmission networks, and lighting, heating, and cooling devices. Upon completion, students should be able to draw basic diagrams of electrical and electronic circuits using universally accepted lines and symbols.

credits

3

DDT 124 : BASIC TECHNICAL DRAWING

This course covers sections, auxiliary views, and basic space geometry. Emphasis will be placed on the theory as well as the mechanics of applying sections, basic dimensioning, auxiliary views, and basic space geometry.

credits

3

DDT 125 : SURFACE DEVELOPMENT

This course covers sections, auxiliary views, and basic space geometry. Emphasis will be placed on the theory as well as the mechanics of applying sections, basic dimensioning, auxiliary views, and basic space geometry.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 127 : INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING AND DESIGN

This course covers intermediate-level concepts and applications of CADD. Emphasis will be placed on intermediate-level features, command, and applications of CADD software.CORE

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 128 : INTERMEDIATE TECHNICAL DRAWING

This course is designed to develop a strong foundation in common drafting and design practices and procedures. Topics include dimensioning concepts and pictorial drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 130 : FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAFTING FOR RELATED TRADES

This course is an applications lab for the theory of related trades drafting. Topics include civil, piping, electronic and welding drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to produce drawings to convey basic information related to these fields.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 131 : MACHINE DRAFTING BASICS

This course in machine drafting and design provides instruction in the largest speciality area of drafting in the United States, in terms of scope and job opportunities. Emphasis will be placed on the applications of multi-view drawings, including drawing organization and content, title blocks and parts lists, assembly drawings, detail drawings, dimensioning and application of engineering controls in producing industrial-type working drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to organize, layout, and produce industrial-type working drawings, including the application of title blocks, parts lists, assemblies, details, dimensions, and engineering controls.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 132 : ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

This course in architectural design and drafting introduces basic terminology, concepts and principles of architectural design and drawing. Topics include design considerations, lettering, terminology, site plans, and construction drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to draw, dimension, and specify basic residential architectural construction drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 133 : BASIC SURVEYING

This course covers the use of surveying instruments, mathematical calculations and the theory of land surveying. Topics include USGS benchmarks, measuring horizontal and vertical angles and distances, terms, and recording and interpreting field notes. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize benchmarks and measure, specify, and record field notes.

credits

3

DDT 134 : DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY

This course is designed to teach the fundamental concepts of descriptive geometry with an emphasis on logical reasoning, visualization, and practical applications. Topics include orthographic projection, points and lines in space, auxiliary views, plane representation, intersecting and non-intersecting lines, piercing and intersecting planes, plane development, and calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to project and intersect points, lines, and planes, with their relationships in space.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 139 : FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAFTING FOR RELATED TRADES LAB

This course is an applications lab for the theory of related trades drafting. Topics include civil, piping, electronic and welding drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to produce drawings to convey basic information related to these fields.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 144 : BASIC 3D MODELING

This course is an introduction to 3D solid modeling techniques utilizing featurebased, constraint-based parametric design. This course encourages the student to visualize parts in the 3D world and have a “design intent” plan for each part in which they will design. Upon completion of the course students should be able to create basic 3D models and 2D working drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 150 : THEORY OF RESIDENTIAL DRAWING AND DESIGN

This course provides the theory of residential drawing and design. Topics include architectural styles, house design, site and space planning, environment, drawing requirements, construction materials and process, terminology, and specific types of drawings required to complete a full set of construction documents. Introductory and intermediate level topics are covered. Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the various issues and requirements essential to the field of residential drawing and design.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 191 : DRAFTING INTERNSHIP

This course is designed for those who are involved in a structured employment situation that is directly related to the field of drafting and design and is coordinated with the drafting instructor. The student must spend at least 5 hours per week in an activity planned and coordinated jointly by the instructor and the employer. Upon completion, the student will have gained valuable work experience in a well-planned, coordinated training/work situation.

credits

1

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 192 : DRAFTING INTERNSHIP

This course is limited to those who are involved in a structured employment situation that is directly related to the field of drafting and design and is coordinated with the drafting instructor. The student must spend at least 10 hours per week in an activity planned and coordinated jointly by the instructor and the employer. Upon completion, the student will have gained valuable work experience in a well-planned, coordinated training/work situation.

credits

2

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 193 : DRAFTING INTERNSHIP

This course is limited to those who are involved in a structured employment situation that is directly related to the field of drafting and design and is coordinated with the drafting instructor. The student must spend at least 15 hours per week in an activity planned and coordinated jointly by the instructor and the employer. Upon completion, the student will have gained valuable work experience in a well-planned, coordinated training/work situation.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 211 : INTERMEDIATE MACHINE DRAFTING

This second course in machine drafting and design provides more advanced instruction in the largest speciality area of drafting. Topics include applications of previously developed skills in the organization and development of more complex working drawings, use of vendor catalogs and the Machinery’s Handbook for developing specifications, and use of standardized abbreviations in working drawings.

credits

3

DDT 212 : INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

This second course in architectural design and drafting continues with more advanced and detailed architectural plans. Topics include interior elevations, plot plans, and interior details. Upon completion, students should be able to draw and specify advanced level plans including various architectural details.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 213 : CIVIL DRAFTING PLAT MAPS

This course introduces the drafting practices, symbols, conventions, and standards utilized in civil engineering contract documents. Topics include site planning, land surveying, topographic surveys, along with civil terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to draw accurate plat maps giving legal descriptions of land parcels, draw simple site plans, and identify and use proper symbols and conventions on civil engineering drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 214 : PIPE DRAFTING

This course covers the theory and practical applications necessary to understand piping fundamentals as used in refineries and petrochemical plants. Topics include process and mechanical flow diagrams, plant equipment, isometric drawings, instrumentation symbols, pipe symbols, flanges, fittings, and applications of basic math and trigonometry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate pipe drafting techniques and fundamentals in order to prepare working drawings used in refineries and the petrochemical industrial environment.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124

DDT 215 : GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING & TOLERANCING

This course is designed to teach fundamental concepts of size description by geometric methods including appropriate engineering controls. Emphasis is placed on the drawing and application of common geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols to engineering drawings as designated by the latest ANSI/ASME Standards. Upon completion, students should be able to use geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols in applying size information and manufacturing controls to working drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124 or advisor approval.

DDT 216 : DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL WOOD MEMBERS

This course provides structural theory and rule-to-thumb design for structural wood members. Joists, beams, girders, rafters, posts, and columns are designed as related to residential and light commercial needs. Bending moment, shear, and slenderness rations are discussed as well as code requirements and rule-of-thumb. Emphasis is placed upon competency.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124

DDT 220 : ADVANCED TECHNICAL DRAWING

This course covers the method of providing size description and manufacturing information for production drawings. Emphasis will be placed on accepted dimensioning and tolerancing practices, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for both the Customary English System and the ISO system, fasteners, and welding symbols. Upon completion students should be able to apply dimensions, tolerances, and notes to acceptable standards, including GDT and produce drawings using and specifying common threads and fasteners including welding methods.

credits

3

DDT 222 : ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

This third course in architectural design and drafting continues with advanced architectural plans, including a slant toward light commercial construction. Topics include climate control plans, application of building codes, building materials and finish specifications, cost estimating, and bid specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply current techniques in producing advanced-level architectural plans, including residential and light commercial applications. This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the basic components and terminology of pre-cast and poured-inplace concrete structures. Emphasis is placed on pre-cast concrete framing plans, sections, fabrication and connection details, poured-in-place concrete foundations, floor systems, and bills of material. Upon completion, students should be able to do construction engineering and shop drawings of concrete beams, column, floor, roof, and wall framing plans using the A.I.S.C. Manual and incorporating safety practices.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124, DDT 132 or advisor approval.

DDT 224 : STRUCTURAL CONCRETE DRAFTING

This second course in machine drafting and design provides more advanced instruction in the largest speciality area of drafting. Topics include applications of previously developed skills in the organization and development of more complex working drawings, use of vendor catalogs and the Machinery’s Handbook for developing specifications, and use of standardized abbreviations in working drawings.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124, DDT 131 or advisor approval.

DDT 225 : STRUCTURAL STEEL DRAFTING

This course covers the theory and practical applications necessary to understand the basic design and terminology of structural steel components used in light commercial buildings. Emphasis is placed on structural steel drafting techniques, bolted and welded connections, framing plans, sections, fabrication and connection details, and bills of material. Upon completion, students should be able to produce engineering and shop drawings incorporating standard shapes, sizes, and details using the A.I.S.C. Manual and incorporating safety practices.

credits

3

DDT 226 : TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATION

This course provides the student with various methods of illustrating structures and machine parts. Topics include axonometric drawings; exploded assembly drawings; one point, two point, and three point perspectives; surface textures; and renderings. Upon completion, students should be able to produce drawings and illustrations using the previously described methods.

credits

3

Prerequisites

DDT 111, DDT 124

DDT 227 : STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

This course in statics and strength of materials includes the study of forces and how they act and react on bodies and structures. Topics include the effects of forces as found in structures and machines under conditions of equilibrium, how materials resist forces, strengths of common construction materials and structural components. Force systems such as parallel, concurrent, and nonconcurrent are studied in co-planar and non-coplanar situations. Upon completion, students should understand and be able to apply the principles of force in engineering drawings.

credits

4

Prerequisites

DDT 104, DDT 111, DDT 124

DDT 231 : ADVANCED CAD

This course allows the student to plan, execute, and present results of individual projects in Advanced CAD topics. Emphasis is placed on enhancing skill attainment in Advanced CAD skill sets. The student will be able to demonstrate and apply competencies identified and agreed upon between the student and instructor.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 232 : CAD CUSTOMIZATION

This course introduces the various methods of customizing CAD software to meet individual or company needs. Topics include menu customizing, programming, custom command macros, script files, slides, and slide libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to customize and write menus, write programming routines, and write script files for the purpose of increasing the proficiency of the CAD operator.

credits

4

Prerequisites

DDT 104 and DDT 127 or DDT 231 or advisor approval.

DDT 233 : INTERMEDIATE 3D MODELING

This course emphasizes the more advanced techniques in 3D solid modeling. It covers advanced features of part creation, part editing, and analysis. Some techniques that will be discussed are: lofting, sweeping, sheet metal part creation, interference checking and stress analysis. Upon completion of the course students should be able to create advanced 3D models and perform stress analysis/interference checking.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 235 : SPECIALIZED CAD

This course allows the student to plan, execute, and present results of individual projects in Specialized CAD topics. Emphasis is placed on enhancing skill attainment in Specialized CAD skill sets. The student will be able to demonstrate and apply competencies identified by the instructor.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 236 : DESIGN PROJECTS

This course allows the student to plan, execute, and present results of an individual design project. Emphasis is placed on attainment of skills related to a project agreed upon by the instructor and student. The student will be able to demonstrate and apply competencies identified and agreed upon between the student and instructor.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 237 : CURRENT TOPICS IN CAD

This course allows the student to plan, execute, and present results of individual projects relating to current topics in CAD. Emphasis is placed on attainment of skills related to changes in current CAD technology. The student will be able to demonstrate and apply competencies identified by the instructor.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 238 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN CAD

This course in special CAD and multimedia topics covers special capabilities possible with CAD software, especially in conjunction with other graphical software, such as virtual “walk-throughs” or multimedia presentations. Topics include but are not limited to combining CAD software, image editing software, authoring software, and 3D software into one harmonious relationship to produce multimedia presentations. Upon completion, students should be aware of and understand how to utilize several software packages to produce multimedia presentations.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 244 : ADVANCED 3D MODELING

This course is designed to challenge the imagination of the student in a three dimensional problem-solving environment using solids modeling software. The student will develop to scale computer generated parts in the 3D computer environment. They will apply modeling concepts as Constraints, Photorealistic rendering, motion activated views, introduction to 3D part libraries, add-in software components, plastic model technology and simulations. They will be introduced to the concepts of 3D design and animation, then apply those concepts to a design project. Upon completion, students should be able to create parts in 3D models, produce working drawing and understand basic simulations. Students will also print files to “.stl” format and create parts on a Direct Digital Manufacturing system or prototype.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

DDT 260 : PORTFOLIO

This course includes the preparation of technical and/or architectural drawings for a portfolio presentation and a resume for portfolio presentation. Hard copy drawings as well as electronic will be discussed, finalized and developed for presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and produce a portfolio for presentation. This course includes the preparation of artwork and a resume for portfolio presentation. Topics include production of a resume and portfolio for presentation during the last semester of course work. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and produce a resume and portfolio for presentation in both hard copy as well as electronic copy.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.