Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / CAD for the Thesis
Course code:CADZP
Course title in language of instruction:CAD pro závěrečné práce
Course title in Czech:CAD pro závěrečné práce
Course title in English:CAD for the Thesis
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 10/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:Sklad LDF - FFWT
Name of lecturer:Ing. Petr Pelikán, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:not State Bachelor Examination or now State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:The aim of the course is to apprise the students of the basics of project works in building construction using AutoCAD systems. Students will get a complex overview of design documentation creation during the semester. After completion of the course students will have the skills to process drawings in digital form skills and to use AutoCAD to draw, edit and print vector data and apply the acquired knowledge in the processing of theses.
Course contents:
1.1. Introduction to the methods of drawing in AutoCad software
2. Coordinates systems, Units, 2D Orthographic Drawings
3. Basic drawing techniques
4. Editing, Hatch Pattern, Ribbons
5. Dimensioning, Auxiliary view
6. Using Tools, Using Layers
7. Working in Model Space I - Blocks
8. Working in Model Space II -- Model Space Limits
9. Drawing a plot plan, Working with Text
10. An assignment -- part 1.
11. Working with Layout
12. An assignment -- part 2.
13. Plotting Techniques
14. Sharing data between AutoCAD and other applications
(allowance 0/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-basic computing skills
-capacity to learn
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Competence to use the AutoCAD software for the project documentation.
-Knowledge of AutoCAD software.
-Skills to process drawings in digital form.
-Skills to use AutoCAD to draw, edit, print vector data.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:The course is completed by a credit. The credit would be granted on the basis of specific drawings of construction objects and their construction details.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice28 h0 h
     consultation0 h10 h
     preparation for regular assessment0 h20 h
     elaboration and execution of projects56 h54 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • SPIELMANN, M. -- ŠPAČEK, J. AutoCAD: názorný průvodce pro verze 2010 a 2011. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 431 p. Názorný průvodce. ISBN 978-80-251-3120-6.
  • FOŘT, P. -- KLETEČKA, J. AutoCAD 2010: učebnice. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. 383 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2181-8.
Recommended reading list
  • Autocad 2012 & autocad lt 2012 bible. 1st ed. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Pubishing, Inc., 2011. 1254 p. ISBN 978-1-118-02221-4.
  • Tutorial guide to AutoCAD 2012. Mission, Kan.: SDC Publications, 1 p. ISBN 978-1-58503-643-1.