28 - SPRING 2011
ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRO-MECHANICAL
DRAFTING 1 (2 units)
Room: VLGE 8109 Section Number: 3152 Time: 3:45 to 6:55 Wed. Instructor: Ken
firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: Will be
posted by the second week of class. Office:
VLGE 8110 Phone:
Electronics Program Web Address:
Turbocad Deluxe (be careful to obtain the version that includes
electronics symbols!!) version V8 or newer (not
mandatory if using the department's computers), and
a USB flash (thumb) drive to store your drawings.
Sample Student Learning Outcomes:
Demonstrate a proficiency in the use of a CAD
drawing program. Draw a schematic diagram that includes transistors,
and other discrete devices and/or integrated devices. Organize
the symbols and text in a logical
and draw a sample logic diagram utilizing digital integrated circuits. Label devices, pin and unit numbers. Organize component placement on drawing paper
utilizing CAD software.
and draw a sample flow chart using standard flow symbols showing an
process or program. Label symbols, and
show decision making symbol flow.
Organize symbol placement on drawing utilizing CAD software.
Welcome to the Pierce
Department. If for any reason you have to drop this
class, please follow the drop procedures. Students that stop
coming to class are NOT automatically excluded.
If you plan to stop attending, it is your responsibility to drop the
to avoid a failing grade.
You may arrive late to
class and may construct the assigned drawings outside of class time,
but you take TOTAL
responsibility for obtaining and completing class assignments, quizzes
and material presented during in-class drawing demonstrations and
lectures. Computers are available first come, first served
but try to use the same one each week. Most Instructor lectures
and demonstrations will be given at 5:45pm, but if you arrive late,
expect to miss some material provided during the course of the
Please enter and leave
through the doors in VLGE 8109 ONLY even if you are using a computer in
another room. To avoid disrupting the class, please DO NOT
come one by one and ask the instructor about quiz and assignment
information - - this information will be given by 6pm when everyone
should be in attendance and will be listed on the board at the front of
VLGE 8109 - - Please check the board when you arrive each day.
Quizzes will be announced
a week before the date given, and will occur at 6pm. Quizzes can
include written information and drawing skill demonstration on the
computer. NO MAKEUP QUIZZES. Missed quizzes count as zero.
Grading: Drawings: 50%, PC Board Drawings: 20%, Quiz Average:
20%. Your ability to work independently using help files:
10%. Quiz material will be taken
from the Turbocad program, lecture material, and handouts. All
quizzes will be multiple choice, matching, or true-false. Some
quizzes will include hands-on drawing at the computer. One full
grade is lost if a drawing is turned in late, and one more grade
reduction for each week thereafter for a maximum of 3 lost grades.
Keep a copy of your
drawings on your own flash drive or floppy disks. Do not assume
drawing will remain on the hard drive although it will normally not be
disturbed. Please be sure to use virus protection on your home
computer and scan any drives before using them. You must have
name printed on your storage device. Use your last name
followed by the drawing number as your file name for each
drawing. Example: sharpe4.tcw (turbocad automatically adds the
tcw extension). Store your assignments in the "drawings" folder
DO NOT CHANGE the start-up
settings for turbocad or Windows. Do not use any other program
without permission. Read the computer regulations posted in the
Please consult the Pierce
College Electronics Program web page for catalog descriptions, course
outlines, copies of syllabi and