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Credit- Degree applicable
Effective Quarter: Fall 2015

I. Catalog Information

DMT 61A
SolidWorks (Intermediate)
4 Unit(s)
DMT 61B4 Unit(s)
DMT 61C4 Unit(s)
DMT 61D4 Unit(s)
DMT 61E4 Unit(s)


 

Formerly: (DMT 61A was formerly CDI 61.)

Requisites: Prerequisite: Any DMT 60A-E course.

Hours: Lec Hrs: 24.00
Lab Hrs: 72.00
Out of Class Hrs: 48.00
Total Student Learning Hrs: 144.00

Description: Intermediate-level application of SolidWorks in creating and maintaining solid models and drawings. Special emphasis is given to creation and development of new drawings based on preexisting solid models.


Student Learning Outcome Statements (SLO)

 

• Student Learning Outcome: Trouble-shoot & modify “Course-Supplied” intermediate-level Parts and Assemblies, using SolidWorks.


II. Course Objectives

A.Learn intermediate-level drawing tools & techniques
B.Apply engineering standards and common practices to a project using SolidWorks tools.
C.Build multiple part/assembly configurations that interact with Design Tables, Drawings and Bills-of-Materials (Parts Lists).
D.Create & edit user-defined Drawing Templates & Sheet Formats.
E.Apply common types & styles of drawing views to the subject model in all model configurations.

III. Essential Student Materials

 None

IV. Essential College Facilities

 CAD computer laboratory

V. Expanded Description: Content and Form

A.Learn intermediate-level drawing tools & techniques
1.Create and/or display dimensions using SolidWorks Drawing Interface.
2.Apply Drawing Tools to Drawing Template and Sheet Format for multi-sheet drawings
3.Create “Company-Personalized” Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats, incorporating company-specific standards & practices.
B.Apply engineering standards and common practices to a project using SolidWorks tools.
1.ANSI sheet standards.
2.ASME detailing standards as applied to mechanical drawing.
3.Implement Company-Specific drafting standards to published drawings.
C.Build multiple part/assembly configurations that interact with Design Tables, Drawings and Bills-of-Materials (Parts Lists).
1.Establish parametric Bill-Of-Materials.
2.Set and save configuration data for multi-phase projects.
D.Create & edit user-defined Drawing Templates & Sheet Formats.
1.Create user-defined project specific sheet formats.
2.Create drawing templates incorporating company specific notes & standards.
E.Apply common types & styles of drawing views to the subject model in all model configurations.
1.Drawing view icon commands.
2.Setup and configuration presets.
3.Creation and appropriate uses of advanced view types.

VI. Assignments

A.On-line video lectures, viewed as assigned during the course
B.36 CAD projects demonstrating progressive mastery of SolidWorks Drawing Tools
C.Reading from text (70% by page count) is required.

VII. Methods of Instruction

 Lecture and visual aids
Discussion of assigned reading
Discussion and problem solving performed in class
Quiz and examination review performed in class
Homework and extended projects

VIII. Methods of Evaluating Objectives

A.Accuracy and Completeness of assigned CAD projects.
B.Mid-term Examination covering assigned video lectures, textbook reading, & intermediate-level CAD projects. Exam will be evaluated on completeness of solid modeling requirements.
C.Final Examination covering student’s comprehensive understanding of intermediate-level SolidWorks CAD Drawing Tools.

IX. Texts and Supporting References

A.Examples of Primary Texts and References
1.Planchard, "Drawing and Detailing with SolidWorks 2014." SDC, 2014.
B.Examples of Supporting Texts and References
1.None

X. Lab Topics

A.Drawing tools
B.Templates
C.Engineering standard and practices
D.ASME standards
E.Bills-of-Materials