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DIGITAL DESIGN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Napa Valley College • Bldg. 3900
Gary Strommen Program Coordinator
(707) 256-7526 • Contact Gary Strommen
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Spring 2016
Revit Fundamentals
4/26/2016 - 5/19/2016

Spring 2016:
Web-Advisor:
DDGT 110
DDGT 121
DDGT 241
 
Fall 2015 Schedule
All courses use the latest release of Autodesk products.

Fee-Based:  Autocad Fundamentals*
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Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course teaches the beginning Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) user the beginning fundamentals of using the latest release of the AutoCAD software program.  The user interface, drawing aids, drawing & editing commands, layers, blocks, drawing annotation, dimensioning, and outputting drawing files to hard-copy are covered.


 
         
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Fee-Based:  Autocad Advanced*
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Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course builds on knowledge and skills gained in AutoCAD Fundamentals.  Topics covered include grips, object selection settings and filters, system variables, advanced line-type creation, block attributes, externally referenced files, working with raster images, dimension style families, editing dimensions, paper-space and printing, and introduction to customization and 3D drawing.
   
         
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Fee-Based:  Inventor Intro to Solid Modeling*
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Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: This course instructs users in best usage approaches for parametric design philosophy through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum.  Users acquire the knowledge needed to complete the process of designing models from conceptual sketching, through to solid modeling, assembly design, and drawing production.
   
         
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Fee-Based:  Inventor Advanced Part Modeling*
Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: G. Strommen
Non-Credit Course: 0 Credits - Student will receive an Autodesk certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Description: Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modeling is the second in a series of courses on Inventor.  The goal of this course is to build on the skills acquired in the Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling course to take students to a higher level of productivity designing part models in Inventor.  In addition, students will learn about various drawing tools.  The course also covers creating revision and whole tables as well as custom sketch symbols which can all be added to a drawing.  With an understanding of these tools, students can begin to streamline the design and documentation process.
   
         
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3ds Max Design Fundamentals*
Meeting Info: This class is not available at this time.
Faculty: M. Gerhard
Non-Credit Course 0 Credits
Student will receive an Autodesk certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Description: A beginning level course in the use of the latest release of Autodesk 3ds Max, an industry leading three-dimensional modeling and animating software application that runs on the Windows platform.  Topics covered include hardware requirements, user interface, 3D modeling, keyframes, lights and cameras, material application, and animating scenes.
   
         
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Revit Architecture Fundamentals*
Meeting Info:
4/26/2016 - 5/19/2016 Lec/Lab
Mondays and Wednesdays
06:00PM - 09:50PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
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Faculty: E. Tumlin
Non-Credit Course 0 Credits
Student will receive an Autodesk Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course.
Description: Revit Building Essentials.  This course teaches the architectural designer how to utilize the AutoDesk Revit application to create multi-directional associationally driven 3D architecture which is translated into 2D plan sets.  Topics covered include progression from massing as a schematic design tool into design development and through the automatic creation of construction documents including parametrically associated schedules.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-110-51398 (51398)
Technical Drawing Fundamentals
Meeting Info: 1/20/16 - 5/25/16 Lec/Lab
Mondays and Wednesdays
01:00PM - 03:15PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 3.00
Description: An entry level course for students with little or no technical drawing experience.  Topics covered include drafting standards, drawing scales, geometric constructions, orthographic projection, sectioning, computer-aided drafting (CAD) applications using the latest version of AutoCAD.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-121-51399 (51399)
Digital Design Graphics Technology 2
Meeting Info: 01/20/16 - 05/26/16 Lec/Lab
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
08:45PM - 12:15PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 7.00
Description: The second of a four course series in the Digital Design Graphics Technology A.S. Degree program.  Advanced study in computer-aided drafting (CAD) three-dimensional parametric solid modeling, Boolean operations, advanced lighting and scene layout for CAD rendered images, the study of descriptive geometry and lateral surface developments and creation of working drawing sets.  Development of intranet web pages for communication of engineering documents across the internet.
   
         
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Section Name:  DDGT-241-51430 (51430)
Digital Design Graphics and Technology 4
Meeting Info: 01/20/16 - 05/26/16 Lec/Lab
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
08:45M - 12:10PM, 3900 Bldg, Room 3902
Faculty: G. Strommen
Credits: 7.00
Description: The last of a four course series in the Digital Design Graphics Technology A.S. Degree program.  The study of civil drafting, geographic information systems (GIS) and their relationship to engineering documentation, utilization of electrical/electronic symbology and the development of various electronic diagrams.
   
         
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* Students should be prepared to pay $341.00 for Fee - Based courses.  Lab fees and materials included in price.
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