MEAM 101 - Intro To Mech Design

Description
This hands-on, project-based course covers the fundamentals of the modern mechanical design process, from needfinding and brainstorming to the basics of computerized manufacturing and rapid prototyping. Topics include: product definition (needfinding, observation, sketching, and brainstorming); computer-aided design (part creation, assemblies, and animation using SolidWorks); fundamental engineering design practices (material selection, dimensioning, tolerances, etc.); basic computer simulation and analysis; and rapid prototyping (laser cutter, 3-D fused-deposition modeling, and an introduction to computer-controlled machining).
Credits
1
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
M, Th, W, Tu
Avg. Class Size
33
Avg. Sections
6