Feb 06, 2023
CAD 254 - Design Project II Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Continuation of CAD 252 , Design Project I. Detailing individual parts, types of assembly drawings and parts lists will be covered on an individual basis. Design process and procedures will be discussed. Students will apply industry standards to their design project.
Prerequisite: CAD 153 , CAD 215 , CAD 252 , CAD 246 , CAD 182 and CAD 242 .
- Re-examine prototyping.
- Discuss fabricating engineering models.
- Re-examine rapid prototyping.
- Create a model from one of the parts in the design project.
- Apply fits and clearances to project.
- Analyze tolerances on parts.
- Revise parts that interfere or fit improperly.
- Examine materials for possible warping, etc…
- Examine design project materials.
- Discuss materials used in design.
- Examine problems with incompatible materials.
- Discuss fabrication and post-process effects on materials.
- Analyze altering or changing materials for cost, safety and/or durability.
- Apply finishes to the design project.
- Apply corrosion protection as needed to project.
- Incorporate standard finishes.
- Determine if plating is needed.
- Adjust for effects of plating on part sizes.
- Determine if non-standard finishes are needed for project, such as plastic coating or cladding.
- Evaluate manufacturing processes used in the design project.
- List manufacturing processes used in your design project.
- List machines required to manufacture the design project.
- Create project cost analysis.
- Examine approximate cost of fabricated parts.
- Examine cost of purchased parts.
- Discuss steps that could cut cost of project.
- Discuss projected product life cycle.
- Create an approximate cost analysis of your project.
- Examine re-designing parts and assemblies.
- Discuss design-to-cost principles.
- Discuss re-designing because of possible design failure(s).
- Examine re-designing because of copyright/patents.
- Create a project parts drawing package in accordance with industry standards.
- Utilize proper drawing techniques.
- Utilize product lifecycle management to track revisions.
- Maintain project timeline tracking.
- Create part drawings.
- Plot part drawings.
- Compile a project parts list.
- Discuss extracting attributes from database.
- Discuss using standard parts.
- Compile parts list.
- Examine sub-assemblies with associated parts lists.
- Discuss utilizing a parts list to build a product in a specific sequence.
- Examine project parts list.
- Analyze parts list for cost reduction.
- Consider using purchased parts in place of manufactured parts.
- Examine consolidating parts lists.
- Cross check drawings and parts lists for errors.
- Create project assembly drawing(s) package in accordance with industry standards.
- Insert parts lists.
- Correlate part data to assembly data.
- Examine clarifying assembly data by using sections and auxiliary views.
- Compile project parts family tree.
- Discuss part hierarchy.
- Compile family tree.
- Prepare a critical design review (CDR) for completed project.
- Compile final design journal entries.
- Create an appointment with the design reviewers for CDR. (Design reviewers appointed by instructor.)
- Meet with reviewers for completion of the CDR.
- Create notes of the CDR to be turned in with the project.
- Complete a final design drawing package.
- Re-engineer parts that were found to be in need of change during your CDR.
- Re-plot any revised drawings.
- Finalize the design project started in CAD 252.
- Submit design project contract.
- Submit design project final sketches.
- Submit design project journal.
- Submit design project report.
- Submit design project drawings.
- Submit design project family tree.
- Submit design project bill of materials.
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