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Many students take courses to help them gain formal knowledge in a subject. Sometimes courses can be taken to earn credits for a degree program or to explore a new field entirely.

What is a course in technical drawing? Unlike abstract art or other stylized types of drawing, technical drawing requires a precise and practical approach to assist with engineering or architecture. Helping an engineer or architect develop detailed blueprints can bring even the largest construction projects to life. Courses in this subject can range from entry-level art classes to highly advanced technical classes. The advanced classes may require prerequisites or a satisfactory portfolio before admission is granted.

Taking a course in technical drawing can help students become equipped with more than just art skills. These students often hone time management skills and are highly motivated self-starters. In this field, students also tend to pay fine attention to small details.

The overall cost of taking a course in technical drawing depends on varying circumstances, such as the type of school offering the course, where it is located and whether additional materials must be purchased for the course. Students can always contact the school admissions department to find out more information regarding tuition and fees.

Technical drawing is a unique and useful skill that can be used in various industries including engineering, interior design, landscaping and architecture. With an education in technical drawing, a student could also explore other artistic career options, such as becoming a graphic designer, illustrator, art teacher or freelance artist. The skills learned in this field have helped students secure positions in advertising, web design and publishing.

Courses are often available at colleges and universities around the world. Some courses are offered by local organizations or can be taken online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Technical Drawing

COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales

You will learn the most advanced aspects of this world-renowned modeling tool. ... [+]

You will learn the most advanced aspects of this world-renowned modeling tool.

Agenda Level 2

Rhinoceros 3D

Curves (Advanced drawing with NURBS) Advanced curve editing NURBS structures and curves from objects Analysis of curves and surfaces Advanced tangencies and continuities Resolution of complex intersections Decomposition of objects on base surfaces Efficient architectural modeling

V-Ray

Introduction to rendering V-Ray interface V-Ray materials Outdoor lighting Interior lighting Rendering Engine (Understanding its operation) Basic postproduction

Grasshopper

Software installation Interface Introduction to programming logic Tools in Grasshopper Data flow management (Lists of Elements, Trees) Parametric Drawings Panelization of surfaces Parameterization of meshes ... [-]
Spain Alicante
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Spanish
Part-time
48 hours
Campus
COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales

You will learn the most basic aspects of this world-renowned modeling tool. ... [+]

You will learn the most basic aspects of this world-renowned modeling tool.

Level 1 agenda

Rhinoceros 3D

Interface Efficient interaction with the program NURBS basic theory and Rhinoceros 3D software logic Curves Level 1 Curves Edition Basic surfaces Level 1 Editing of basic surfaces Volumes Level 1 Boolean operations Volumetric composition from surfaces Architectural modeling Rhinoceros 3D workflow for efficiency in architectural modeling

V-Ray

Introduction to rendering V-Ray interface Introduction to materials Introduction to lighting Architectural basic lighting Basic theory of the image for printing

PRECONDITIONS

No prior knowledge of any software is necessary. Laptop Rhinoceros + V-Ray installed Description and Objectives of the Course ... [-]
Spain Alicante
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Spanish
Part-time
48 hours
Campus
TU Delft Open & Online Education

This course delivers the skillset in linear or structural modeling that is required to solve structural problems from which you can develop finite element (FE) models for ... [+]

This course delivers the skillset in linear or structural modeling that is required to solve structural problems from which you can develop finite element (FE) models for practical applications. It also teaches how results can be correctly interpreted. The course uses an open source FE package in a series of weekly practical sessions where models are constructed for sample problems and results are validated against simplified analytical models or open literature.

The majority of professionals in many branches of mechanical engineering will benefit from adding FEM to their skills array. The ability to develop modeling skills under supervision in a non-critical environment means that skills and techniques can be acquired in a logical, progressive manner.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
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Part-time
8 weeks
Online