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EGT 400 - PLTW Intro to Engr Design

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Adjunct
This course uses a design development process while enriching technical and engineering problem-solving skills; students create and analyze models using specialized computer software (AutoCAD Inventor).
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: One year of H.S. algebra
Competencies
  1. Examine engineering and history of engineering
    1. Demonstrate the understanding of evolution of technology and be able to label and identify engineering achievements through history
    2. Apply the design concept of form and function and show its use in a product design
    3. present and identify the chronilogical development and accelerating rate of change that innovations in tools and materials have brought about over time as it relates to a given consumer product.
    4. Analyze the history of measurement tools and identify two innovations that have led to imporoved functionality of that tool
    5. Verbally demonstrate the range of services provided by a professional organization using appropriate technology
    6. Identify career opportunites in design engeneering and explain their job functions
    7. List the educational requirements for each profession of an engineering field
  2. Understand design
    1. List the seven steps of the design process and explain the activities that occur during each phase
    2. Demonstrate their use in the principles and elements of the design process incorporating them in design solutions
    3. Display examples of the application of the principles and elements of design utilized in products, print, media, and art forms through a presentation
    4. Apply the value of working as a team and understand the beinfits of collaborating through group design projects
    5. Demonstrate and apply the steps of design process to solve a variety of design problems
    6. Research the principles and elements of design and demonstrate their use in the design process incorporating them in design and solution
    7. Identify and label the use of principles and elements of design in various products, print, media and art forms.
    8. Display examples of the application of the principles and elements of design utilized in products, print media and art forms through a power point demonstration
  3. Develop a student portfolio
    1. Demonstrate understanding of proper elements of a fully developed portfolio
    2. Identify and list ethical issues surrounding portfolio artifacts
    3. Design a resource guide
    4. Develop a portfolio to organize and display evidence of their work
  4. Demonstrate the use of sketching and visualization
    1. Integrate proper sketching techniques and styles in the creation of sketches
    2. Demonstrate the ability to produce two-dimensional geometric figures
    3. Select and produce the appropriate pictorial style to best communicate solutions in the design process
    4. Formulate pictoral sketches to develop ideas, solve problems, and understand relationships during the design process
    5. Augment pictorial sketches with shading to improve communication
    6. Evaluate and select the necessary views to graphically communicate design solutions
    7. Develop properly annotated sketches to accurately convey data in a design solution
  5. Understand and use geometric relationships
    1. Identify and label major geometric shapes (isosceles triangle, right triangle, scalene triange, rectangles, squares, rhombus, trapezoid, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon)
    2. Identify and label the following geometric contraints in given three-dimensional models: horizontal, vertical, parallel, perpendicular, tangent, concentric, collinear, coincident and equal
    3. Apply the right hand rule to identify the X, Y and Z axes of the cartesian coordinate system
    4. Recognize the difference between vertical and lateral thinking, categorizr and select a solution to a problem, and communicate their idea through written and verbal formats.
    5. Demonstrate understanding of the different graphical methods of data representation
    6. Using a compass, ruler and triangle, consruct various geometric shapes
    7. Using a compass, ruler and triangle, consruct various types of angles
    8. Define terminology associated with aarcs and circles
    9. Demonstrate understanding of the different physical modeling techniques
    10. Evaluate a problem using mathematical formula
    11. Interpret a sketch and generate a model using a computer and a CAD software package
    12. Define geometric constraints
    13. Identify and label the following geometric constraints in given three-dimensional models horizontal, vertical, parallel, perpendicular, tangent, concentric, collinear, coincident and equal
    14. Apply the right hand rule to identify the X, Y, and Z axes of the cartesian coordinate system
    15. Apply a combination of absolute, relative, and polor coordinates to construct a three-dimensional model
    16. Define the origin planes in the cartesian coordinate system.
    17. Identify the origin and planar orientations of each side of a three dimensional model
  6. Demonstrate ubderstanding of (conceptual, graphical, physical, mathematical, computer) modeling
    1. Recognize the differences between vertical and lateral thinking
    2. Categorize and select a solution to a problem
    3. Communicate an idea through written and verbal formats
    4. Identify and describe the different graphical methods of data representation
    5. Demonstrate understanding by selecting the appropriate graphical format to a problem
    6. Analyze and develop graphical representation of given data
    7. Demonstrate understanding of the different physical modeling techniques
    8. Present a model with correct proportions
    9. Select the appropriate modeling materials to complete and construct a three-dimensional model
    10. Evaluate a problem using one or more of the following mathematical formulas: Are, surface area, volume, weight, density
    11. Analyze a solution to a problem using the correct format of analysis
    12. Interpret a sketch and generate a model using a computer and a CAD sofware package
    13. Explain the difference between parametric and adaptive designs and be able to specify their uses
    14. Produce a two-dimensional drawing using a current engineering software package
    15. Apply geometric and dimensional constraints to a sketch
    16. Demonstrate the ability to generate a three-dimensional model
    17. Understand and demonstrate the use of work features and how they are applied while constructing a solid model
    18. Demonstrate understanding of the use and need of work planes, axes, and points in development of a computer model
  7. Analyze assembly modeling
    1. Explore and demonstrate assmbly modeling skills to solve a variety of design problems
    2. Demonstrate understanding by applying the baase component effectively in the assembly enviroment
    3. Place and create components in the assembly modeling enviroment correctly
    4. Create circular and rectangular patterns of components within an assembly model
    5. Replace components with modified external parts
    6. Perform part manipulation during the creation of an assembly model
    7. Demonstrate understanding by using assembly modeling skills to solve variety of design problems
    8. Apply assembly consraints to successfully consruct a multi-part object
    9. Utilize part libraries effectively during the assembly modeling process
    10. Employ sub-assemblies during the productions of assemblies
    11. Explore, understand, and apply adaptive design concepts during the development of sketches, features, parts, and assemblies
    12. Understand and apply drive constraints to simulate the motion of parts in assemblies
    13. Understand, and apply adaptive design concepts during the development of sketches, features, parts, and assemblies
  8. Analyze modeling and verification
    1. Demonstrate understanding on how to extract mass properties data from their solid models
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of mass properties calculations
    3. Demonstrate how analysis data can be used to update parametric models
    4. List and explain the various mass property calculations, such as, volume, density, mass, surface area, centroid, moment of inertia, productsa of inertia, radii of gyration, principal axes, and principal moments, and how they are used to evaluate a paramet
    5. Interpret and use the correct tolerancing techniques when dimensioning solid models
    6. Solve tolerance problems, including limits and fits
    7. Demonstrate the differences between clearence fit, interference fit, and allowance
  9. Demonstrate an awareness of model documentation
    1. Select the appropriate sheet size and title block for creating a drawing layout
    2. Translate a three-dimensional drawing or model into corresponding orthographic drawing views
    3. Describe the purpose, and/or application, of the following drawing views: isometric view, section view, auxiliary view, and detail view/
    4. Generate an isometric view from orthographical drawing views
    5. Determine the correct application for the various section views required to illustrate an objects internal detail
    6. Demonstrate understanding of the purpose and application of hatch marks and a cutting plane line, as used in a section view
    7. Create a detail view that corresponds to the appropriate orthographic drawing view
    8. Create an auxiliary view to show the detail on an inclined surface of a drawing object
  10. Apply dimensioning standards and annotation
    1. List the common dimensioning standards
    2. Identify and demonstrate the use of common dimensioning systems
    3. Apply appropriate annotations on sketches and drawings
    4. Formulate general and proprietary specifications to further communicate information relating to product design
  11. Recognize use of professional presentations
    1. Demonstrate understanding in the following communication techniques: voice variation, eye contact, posture, attire, practice and preperation, and projecting confidence
    2. Apply various forms of visual aids and when to use time in a presentation
    3. List and identify the elements of various forms of written documentation
  12. Identify attributes of production
    1. Demonstrate understanding of the decision making the process in designing a product
    2. Evaluate and apply the correct machine process
    3. Distinguish the differences between CNC, FMS, and CIM
    4. Assess the need for a company to minimize material handling by procurement of materials in a timely fashion by using the JIT process
    5. Calculate data on a project which has been statistically analyzed, to ensure product quality
    6. Identify and assess the need to evaluate the areas of manpower and facility requirements
    7. Research and identify the need to protect a product for shipping
  13. Understand marketing techniques
    1. Define explain, and demonstrate an understanding of common vocabulary words used in association with product cost analysis
    2. Formulate a product cost analysis for a given product
    3. Demonstrate understanding of packaging design requirements
    4. Design a package for a given product



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