Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Geometric Modeling for Visualization and Communication

CGT 11600 / 3 Cr. (2 Class, 2 Lab)

Core introductory applied computer graphics course that provides entry-level experiences in geometric modeling. Students develop geometric analysis and modeling construction techniques and processes to produce accurate computer models for graphic visualization and communication.


Course Outcomes

  • Identify and utilize geometric modeling strategies in typical work environments (CGT a)
  • Understand UV mapping, projection theory and processes (CGT b)
  • Understand shaders and material types (CGT c)
  • Produce solutions to appropriate 3D environment problems (CGT e)
  • Understand rendering techniques(CGT i)
  • Identify and utilize relevant lighting solutions (CGT c)
  • Develop strong work-friendly habits to utilize in team environments (CGT h)
CGT Student Outcomes

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline

(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

  • Modeling
  • Rendering
  • Texturing
  • UV Unwrapping