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Theory: Introduction to drawing instruments and scales. Drafting techniques. Measured drawings. Plan, Elevation and Section of buildings. Solid geometry. Introduction to Perspective of a building and group of buildings. Rendering Techniques: primary and secondary colours. Preparation of land use, density and sub-division maps. Orthographic projection and orthogonal projections of simple solid in simple position. Oblique and auxiliary planes. Isometric and pictorial projections of solid figures, making of free hand sketches from solid objects and from orthographic projections. Intersection of surfaces. Development of surfaces. Basic concepts of computer use in Town Planning. Concepts of digital drafting and drawing. Introduction to latest software like Auto CAD, Revit, Sketch-up, BIM etc. Practical: Units, Scale and Limits; Drawing tools; Drawing different objects accurately; Polylines, fills and hatching; Editing and modifying drawings; Dimensions and text in a drawing; Viewing drawings; 3D Modeling, Shading and Rendering; Printing or plotting a drawing.

Course Learning Outcomes

To impart skills in technical drawings with understanding of scale through manual and computer aided designs.

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Book Title : Space and Order
Author : Ching, Francis D K (2007) Form
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey

Book Title : Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data
Author : Calendar, John Hancock et. al
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional

Book Title : Time Saver Standards for Building Types
Author : Dechiara, Joseph de and Michael J. Crosbie
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional.

Book Title : Experiencing Architecture
Author : Rasmussen, Steen Eiler
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : MIT Press, Massachusetts.

Book Title : Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
Author : Davies, Nikolas and Erkil, Jokiniemi
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Architectural Press, Oxford.

Book Title : Architectural Drafting and Design
Author : Jefferies, Alan
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Dalman Cengage Learning

Book Title : A Pattern Language; Towns, Buildings, Construction
Author : Alexander, Christopher (et. al.)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Oxford University Press, New York.

Book Title : Technical Drawing
Author : Giesecke, Frederick E.
Edition : 9th Edition
Publisher : Macmillan Publishing

Book Title : Auto CAD 2000 No Experience Required
Author : David Fery
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : SYBEX Computer Books Inc. USA

Book Title : Using Auto CAD 2000
Author : Ron House, Paul W. Richardson, John Brooks, Dylan Vane (2000)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : A Division of Macmillan, USA

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