ENGINEERING DESIGN COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
ENGT 103: INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN USING INVENTOR - 3 UNITS
This course introduces the student to the design process in engineering technology by the use of activities-based learning, project-based learning, and problem-based learning. The student will learn about the design process, geometric relationships, visualization, technical sketching, modeling, model documentation, and assemblies.
ENGT 116: BLUEPRINT READING FOR MACHINE TRADES - 2 UNITS
This course is a study of working drawings and blueprints used in engineering and manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on the ability to visualize and interpret typical drawings. Research is required into standards, specifications, procedures bulletins, and techniques, which are a parallel part of the shop drawing system. It is intended to prepare the student for accurate interpretation of drawings in order to carry out the application required or use them as appropriate engineering and manufacturing references.
ENGT 117: GEOMETRICAL DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING - 2 UNITS
This is a basic course in datums, modifiers, form tolerancing, positional tolerance, and coordinate tolerance conversion. It will introduce students to the state of the art in dimensioning and tolerancing used in industry.
ENGT 131: DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS INCLUDING AUTOCAD - 3 UNITS
This course stresses proper use of manual drafting instruments with an introduction to AutoCAD software for students who have had no high school or no industry experience on manual mechanical drafting. Manual drafting basic skills cover lettering text, geometric construction, isometric drawing, orthographic projection, dimensions, single auxiliary views, sectioning, and conventional practices.
ENGT 133: SHEET METAL LAYOUT AND APPLICATIONS WITH INVENTOR - 2 UNITS
This course will familiarize students with sheet metal layout involving triangulation, bend allowances for pattern development, and manufacturing processes for sheet metal. It will also include practical modern day applications in architecture, automotive, advertising displays and other areas affected by this technology.
ENGT 138: AUTOCAD - 4 UNITS
This course focuses on AutoCAD software for students with previous manual drafting knowledge. It includes drawing preparations in 2-D and 3-D, modify, blocks, and tools. It will prepare students to operate the systems and understand the applications of computer graphics utilizing industry standards. Students will learn to use an interactive computer graphics system to prepare drawings on personal computers. Drawings will be stored and retrieved from digital storage, enabling students to produce commercial quality copies using computer driven plotter and printer.
ENGT 151: ADVANCED APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN W/AUTOCAD - 4 UNITS
This course will assist students in the advanced applications of Computer Aided Design. They will utilize the AutoCAD system for customization, symbol libraries, menu development, and general applications in their particular fields.
ENGT 153: MACHINE DESIGN W/AUTOCAD - 3 UNITS
This course covers auxiliary projections, sections, dimensions, threads and fasteners, working drawings of machine parts including details and assemblies, basic gear and cam layout, and simple mechanisms.
ENGT 160: AUTODESK MAP 3-D - 3 UNITS
This course introduces students to AutoDesk Map 3-D software, which delivers all of the power, fluency, and connectivity of AutoCAD software. Content will included analysis and productivity tools to create, maintain, and produce maps in a precise graphical environment. Students will use AutoDesk Map 3-D software features to enhance productivity of comprehensive automated mapping tools built in it for engineers, planners, utility managers and anyone who creates and maintains maps.
ENGT 237: GRAPHICAL STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS - 3 UNITS
This is a course in the fundamental principles of graphical statics and strength of materials and their applications to be solutions of typical force systems and equilibrium problems. Applications are made in the fields of drafting, tool engineering, and similar areas using elementary algebra and right angle trigonometry in problem solving.
ENGT 255: AUTODESK 3-DS MAX DESIGN - 4 UNITS
This course will assist students in creating advanced applications of solid modeling and applying shading and rendering techniques utilizing AutoDesk 3-Ds MAX Design. They will use the AutoDesk 3-Ds MAX Design system for basic theory, as it applies to their particular fields.
ENGT 256: INTRODUCTION TO AUTODESK MECHANICAL DESKTOP - 4 UNITS
This course assists students in creating three dimensional parametric part modeling, assembly modeling, and surface modeling designs. Students receive instruction utilizing the most recent release of AutoCAD interfacing with AutoDesk Mechanical Desktop.
ENGT 257: AUTODESK INVENTOR - 4 UNITS
This course assists students in advanced applications of three-dimensional parametric part modeling, assembly modeling, surface modeling, and bills of materials. Students receive instruction utilizing the most recent release of AutoDesk Inventor.
ENGT 258: DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY WITH AUTOCAD - 4 UNITS
This course is a study of modern techniques of design using AutoCAD software. Instruction includes the productions, operation and process materials selection for AutoCAD plan. Planning, scheduling and cost performance are used to implement design solutions.
ENGT 259: SOLIDWORKS - 4 UNITS
This course assists students in creating three-dimensional (3-D) parametric part modeling, assembly modeling, surface modeling, and bills of materials. Students receive instruction utilizing the most recent release of SolidWorks software.
ENGT 265: CATIA I - 4 UNITS
This course focuses on the CATIA CAD/CAM system highlighting system structure and 3-D geometry creation and manipulation. Based on wire frame profiles created on sketch planes, 3-D parametric solid models are produced. Also covered is the use of parts for assembly modeling, creation of working drawings, and bills of material for the engineering design industry. The latest software release of CATIA is used.
ENGT 266: CATIA II - 4 UNITS
This course deals with advanced applications of the latest release of CATIA, such as generative sheet metal design, assembly analysis, generative stress analysis, design and creation of complex parts and assemblies, and surface modeling and lofting for computer-aided engineering (CAE) functions.