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Plastics Engineering Technology (PL ET)

PL ET 232 Introduction to Part and Tool Design (3) CAD techniques for designing plastic products and related tooling.

PL ET 232 Introduction to Part and Tool Design (3)

This is the introductory course for designing plastic parts using CAD solids modeling techniques. This course builds upon fundamental CAD modeling skills developed during earlier courses and initially focuses on the fundamental techniques needed to construct solids models for thin walled plastic parts. Focus then shifts toward using similar solids and surface modeling techniques for designing molds for plastic parts. The course objective is to provide the basic knowledge to construct solid models of plastic parts and related tooling and to lay the foundation for more advanced plastic part and mold design courses.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: PL ET 222 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:EG T 121

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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