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Course Overview

      This course introduces the fundamentals of engineering graphics and the design. Emphasis is placed on applying engineering tools to design and fabrication of working machines. Course material will be centered around two projects:

      Model Clock Project (3.5 weeks): Students will use AutoCAD and Inventor to design an escapement wheel and pendulum for a model clock, use shop tools to build the clock, and analyze the timing using MathCAD.

        Robot Design Project (6.5 weeks): Teams of students will design and build a machine for a competition using DC motors, solenoids, and fabrication tools. 

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