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AR10366: Computer applications

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 100%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
AR10366 Reassessment Coursework (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To introduce students to the use of computer software in the construction industry, and to develop skills using popular packages.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the unit, the student will be able to: Use AutoCAD to construct 2D drawings and 3D models; develop an understanding of computer programming, and write simple programmes.

Skills:
Ability to use AutoCAD in the support of engineering and architectural design. The ability to write simple computer programs to analyse engineering problems and produce graphical output.

Content:
AutoCAD: creating basic drawing elements, editing and manipulation; adding text, dimensions and hatching; understanding the user co-ordinate system; creating and editing 3D objects; plotting. Principles and techniques of computer programming. Writing simple programmes.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:
NB. Postgraduate programme information will be added when the postgraduate catalogues are published in August 2020

AR10366 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-AFB07 : BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKB07 : BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AFM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AFM07 : MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKM07 : MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)

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