Clackamas Community College

Computer-Aided Drafting Technology (CDT)

For additional information, contact the Industrial Technology Department at 503-594-3318.

CDT-102  Sketching & Problem Solving  
3 credits, Fall  

Freehand sketching encountered in drafting engineering projects. Selecting views and implementing drafting standards. Dimensioning, lettering, sections and auxiliary views are covered. Problem solving in individual and group settings.

CDT-103  Computer-Aided Drafting I  
3 credits, Winter  

Introduction to drafting applications using AutoCAD. Instruction includes problem solving, drawing layout, orthographic multi-view projection, line types, geometric construction and current drafting techniques. Use industry standards for CAD drawing, editing, file management, dimensions and notes.

Recommended Prerequisites: CDT-102  
CDT-108A  Introduction to SolidWorks  
3 credits, Winter  

This course is an introduction to the SolidWorks parametric mechanical software. Students will design 3D solid parts, sheet metal parts and assemblies, and develop 2D documentation from them.

CDT-130  Introduction to Fusion  
2 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

This course is an introduction to parametric modeling in Autodesk Fusion. Students will design 3-D solid parts and assemblies and then develop 2-D drawing and CNC machining processes from these models.

CDT-223  Inventor Fundamentals  
3 credits, Fall  

Introduces parametric and adaptive modeling techniques using Autodesk Inventor. This course will guide students through design environment setup, creation of simple and complex part geometry, assembly building, animation, and detailed 2D drawing output.

Recommended: Basic working knowledge of Windows operating system and Microsoft Excel  
CDT-224  Professional Web Design  
1-3 credits, Spring  

Introduction to the design, creation and management of professional web pages. Basic and intermediate HTML document creation, introduction to JAVASCRIPT, use and manipulation of graphic image files, animating web page graphics, HTML forms. Variable Credit: 1-3 credits.

CDT-225  Advanced SolidWorks  
3 credits, Spring  

Advanced features of SolidWorks will be discussed and problems will be worked that exemplify them. Subjects include equations, configurations, design tables and dynamics. Required: Student Petition.

Prerequisites: CDT-108A  
CDT-240  Revit for Architecture  
3 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

Introduction to the basic principles in Revit for architecture and construction. Students create floorplans using walls, doors, and windows; add furniture fixtures, curtain walls, floors, ceiling grids, and generate elevations, sections, details, and schedules directly from the model.