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CAD 270 - Machine Elements and Design

Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Lab Contact Hours: 1
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the various machine elements and the mechanical/working relationship between elements that make up a mechanism. The machine element concepts covered include fasteners, gears, cams, linkages and bearings. The introduction to the design process includes problem definition, needs analysis, design/performance objectives, cost analysis, design alternatives, feasibility analysis and design selection. Simulation is used to test design proposals for strength and reliability.

Prerequisites: CAD 210  or CAD 220  or CAD 230 .
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall Only
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