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ME2500J – Design and Manufacturing I

Instructor: Jaehyung “Joshua” Ju

Instructors (Faculty):Youyi Bi

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: VV156 or VV186, VG100, VM010 or VM020


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

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