Apollonius' problem. Conic sections. Polyhedra, regular polyhedra, representation, models and reconstruction from images. Cylinder, cone, and sphere. Introduction to 3D geometry, parallelism, perpendicularity, 3D-loci, 3D constructions. Methods of representation; multi-view system, axonometric sketch, modellig. Calculation on angles and distances.
Fundamentals of vector graphics, two-dimensional (2D), and three-dimensional (3D) Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems. Application of Cartesian and polar coordinate systems. CAD principles from simple 2D drafting to the developing of architectural drawings with the use of layers and library elements (blocks). 3D modelling of geometrical shapes and architectural details.
3D Modelling in AutoCAD
The course deals with typical architectural shapes, general modelling concepts and techniques, texture, lighting and rendering. In the second part of the semester students work autonomously (with occasional one-on-one consultations) on a model of their choice. Basic knowledge of AutoCAD / 3D modelling is advisable.
- Teacher: László Mihály Strommer