Mechanical and Architectural CAD Lab

Student using a tool to create blueprints

The Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD Lab, located in Room 215 of the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, assists students in achieving their goals and contributing to the community. It is the mission of GRCC’s Academic Support and Tutorial Services to empower students to become independent, life-long learners.

The Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD Lab provides free drop-in tutoring support for students taking Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD classes. The tutorial lab offers student-oriented support to GRCC students during their academic experience. The lab provides a comfortable atmosphere where students can connect with other Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD students and get help from both professional and peer tutors. This is a free service and no appointment is necessary.

The Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD Lab provides a comfortable atmosphere students can connect with other Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD students. This is an active learning center supporting course study groups and student tutoring.

 Fall 2019 Hours:

Monday

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm

 

*Directions to download SolidWorks 2019 - 2020 from the web site has been added to the Helpful Links. This is also available on the Mechanical & Architectural Design / CAD Lab Blackboard site.

***To know what Software Help is by time each day, please log into the Mechanical and Architectural Design / CAD Lab Blackboard site. Check out the site for other useful tips and help also!

We offer tutoring in the following classes:

Course Number Course Title       Course Number Course Title
AR105 Construction Materials 1   DR 190 Introduction to Mechanical Concepts
AR106 Construction Materials 2   DR 212 Tool Design
AR112 Mechanical and Electrical Drafting   DR 224 Die Design
AR 119 Introduction to Architectural CAD   DR 225 Advanced Die Design
AR 120 Architectural Working Drawings 1   DR 229 Detail Drafting
AR 121 Architectural Working Drawings 2   DR 241 Mold Design Theory
AR 129 Architectural 3D CAD   DR 258 Introduction to Pro-Engineering
AR 201 Architectural Graphics 1   DR 259 Advanced Part Design and Sheet Metal Design
AR 202 Architectural Graphics 2   DR 260 Introduction to Catia
AR 208 Design Studio: Commercial Building Design   DR 265 Introduction to Designing with Surfaces
AR 218 Design Studio: Commercial Building Design   DR 279 Team Design Project
DR 140 Introduction to Inventor   EG 110 Industrial Graphics with CAD
DR 150 Introduction to SolidWorks   EG 201 Advanced Engineering Graphics
DR 180 Intermediate SolidWorks   MN 114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading