Architecture Terms by huanghengdong

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									Architecture Terms
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1. Technical Drawings-the discipline of creating standardized drawing by architects,
interior designers, CAD drafters, design engineers, and related professionals.

2. Drafting-a drawing, sketch, or design.

3. Designer-a person who devises or executes designs, esp. one who creates forms,
structures, and patterns, as for works of art or machines.

4. American Institute of Architects-The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a
professional organization for architects in the United States

5. Architectural Drafters-Drafters prepare technical drawings and plans, which are used
to build everything from manufactured products such as toys, toasters, industrial
machinery, and spacecraft to structures such as houses, office buildings, and oil and gas
pipelines.

6. Aeronautical or Aerospace Drafters-responsible for creating the blueprints for
airplanes, space craft, missiles, helicopters, and other airborne vehicles

7. Electro/Mechanical Drafters-prepare drawings showing the detail and assembly of a
wide variety of machinery and mechanical devices, indicating dimensions, fastening
methods, and other requirements.

8. Civil Drafters- prepare drawings and topographical and relief maps used in major
construction or civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, pipelines, flood
control projects, and water and sewage systems.

9. Electrical Drafters-prepare wiring and layout diagrams used by workers who erect,
install, and repair electrical equipment and wiring in communication centers, power
plants, electrical distribution systems, and buildings.

10. Electronics Drafters- draw wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams,
schematics, and layout drawings used in the manufacture, installation, and repair of
electronic devices and components.

11. Pipeline Drafters- prepare drawings used in the layout, construction, and operation of
oil and gas fields, refineries, chemical plants, and process piping systems.


12. Locate bachelor degree programs in architecture in Tennessee. The University of
Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee or the University of Memphis.
13. Locate associate degree programs in CAD in Tennessee. Northeast State Technical
Community College, Chattanooga State Technical Community College - Chattanooga -
Chattanooga, TN. Tennessee Tech in Crossville.

								
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