This course will introduce the Mechanical and Aerospace engineering students to the process of product development using Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools and prepare them for an entry level career in any engineering discipline.Students
will utilize state-of-the-art computer software programs ProEngineer
wildfire 3.0, as well as others productivity tools (SolidWorks'
eDrawing Publisher, PTC's Product View Express, Google SketchUp, etc)
to solve real-life mechanical engineering problems. These problems
involve a high degree of creative independent thinking, research,
analysis and problem solving technique . Using projects and tutorials,
students are taught to develop and implement these skills throughout
In addition, the problems are relevant to
current engineering and design concerns as they sample today's
challenges in the various engineering fields. This course will also
prepare students for more advanced senior and graduate level courses in
computer aided design and manufacturing.