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ME2500J – Design and Manufacturing I


Youyi Bi;Mian Li;Jaehyung “Joshua” Ju

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: (MATH1160J Obtained Credit||MATH1560J Obtained Credit||MATH1860J Obtained Credit)&&(ENGR1010J Obtained Credit||ENGR1510J Obtained Credit)&&(ME0801J Obtained Credit||ME0801J Credits Submitted||ME0800J Obtained Credit||ME0800J Credits Submitted)


Basics of mechanical design: visual thinking, engineering drawing, and machine anatomy. Basics of manufacturing: processes, materials, and thermo-fluid aspects. Use of computers in various phases of design and manufacturing. Exposure to CAD systems and basic machine shop techniques. Design/manufacturing project.

Course Topics:

  1. Visualization, geometry modeling, and engineering drawing
  2. Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  3. Geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  4. Customer requirement, QFD, concept selection, concept design
  5. Review of elementary statistics
  6. Mechanical elements (e.g., gears, bearings, springs, motors)
  7. Manufacturing processes
  8. Writing technical reports and presentations
  9. Introduction to team-working