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The Faculty of Urbanism / Urban Design and Planning
1st Year, sem 2, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+1L | ECTS Credits: 3

SFA-79 | Descriptive Geometry (Geometry of Three-dimensional Shapes)

Department: Study of Form and Ambience
Course Leader:
asist.dr.arh. Valeria Potenchi
Teaching Staff:
lect. dr. arh. Sorana Untanu, asist. dr. arh. Valerica Potenchi, asist. dr. arh. Ioana Avram
Learning outcomes:
Implementation of specific information and applied practical skills enabled by this information in the activity of the specialist, both in study and creative phase and the phase of preparation of drawed documentation presentation and / or execution.

1 Types of representations in architecture and urban planning, projection systems and geometric changes.
2 Descriptive geometry elements – points, lines and planes.
3 Solving roofs with equal slopes.
4 Auxiliary views.
5 Drawing own shadows and its own shadow worn in axonometric view.
6 Drawing own shadows and its own shadow worn in double projection.
7 Regular polyhedrons and Semi-regular polyhedrons – representations, visibility, plane sections.

Practical themes

1 Point and line representation in double projection or axonometric view.
2 Line and plane. Condition for a line to own to a plane.
3 Solving roofs with equal slopes.
4 Solving roofs with equal slopes.Test 1
5 Auxiliary views.
6 Shadows in isometric orthogonal projection.
7 Shadows in orthogonal double projection .
Teaching Method:
Lectures, study on 3D models, individual drawing, discussions, and correction.
40% Average of the 4th applications themes+ 60% Average of tests (Test 1 + Final Test) / 2
with the requirement that the average of the tests is at least 5.
Mircea Enache și Iulius Ionescu - Geometrie descriptivă și perspectivă, Ed.D.P., 1982
Gh. Marinescu – Geometrie descriptivă, Ed.D.P., 1997
Doina Niculae – Noțiuni de G.D. în reprezentările de arhitectură, Ed.U.I.M., 2004
Aurelian Tănăsescu – Geometrie descriptivă, perspectivă, axonometrie, Ed.D.P., 1975
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