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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

MET 308 Computer Aided Solid Modeling and Analysis (3) Basic techniques necessary to perform Computer Aided Design and Analysis in three dimensions for machine components.

MET 308 Computer Aided Solid Modeling and Analysis (3)

To introduce students to the theory and practice of creating computer aided design files for mechanical components, drawings, layout of multiview drawings, detailing design projects, assemble parts, and create assembly drawings and sections. Although it is highly recommended that the students have basic knowledge of finite element analysis FEA theory, the very user friendly interfaces and CAD interactive modes available in the market together with appropriate introductory training will enable students to perform reasonable and reliable structural, thermal, and motion analysis. This analysis is at the core of every day assignments for design engineers working in modern industrial firms with concurrent engineering culture. With the advent of very powerful desktop workstations, FEA is now available at a practical cost to virtually all engineers and designers.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2007

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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