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Fall 2022
Dec 03,2023
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DRF 235 - Mechanical Design Skills
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate ability to follow both national drawing standards and employer standards which differ from national standards
2. Develop ability to visualize 3D object from 2D drawing; visualize multiple viewing directions; and translate 3D object into 2D drawing
3. Demonstrate familiarity with materials, methods, and vocabulary of fabrication, machining, and other processes
4. Demonstrate understanding of reasons for tolerances; be able to select appropriate tolerance ranges for surface finishes and clearances and fits
5. Demonstrate understanding of basic principles of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing: basic dimensions, MMC, datums, flatness, angularity, position, and runout
6. Develop basic measurement and reverse-engineering skills
7. Understand reasons for and principles of basic document control procedures
8. Work methodically from redline drawings supplied by others
9. Demonstrate comfort with quantitative thinking
10. When faced with a design problem, research ways similar problems have been solved by others
11. Solve design problems at a technician or paraprofessional level
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