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Credit- Degree applicable
Effective Quarter: Fall 2016

I. Catalog Information

DMT 73A
Introduction to Computer Aided Design Using Autodesk Inventor
4 Unit(s)
DMT 73B4 Unit(s)
DMT 73C4 Unit(s)
DMT 73D4 Unit(s)
DMT 73E4 Unit(s)


 

Requisites: Advisory: EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263; MATH 210 or equivalent.

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

Description: Introduction-level computer-aided design and drafting using AutoDesk Inventor software. Application of AutoDesk Inventor in creating manufacturing models (parts, assemblies and drawings).


Student Learning Outcome Statements (SLO)

 

• Student Learning Outcome: Create an entry-level Design Document Package which includes (as assigned) Solid Parts, Assemblies, and Basic Drawings for Parts and Assemblies, using AutoDesk Inventor.


II. Course Objectives

A.Understand the basic menu structure and graphical user interface used within AutoDesk Inventor.
B.Apply simple and complex constrained 2D sketches to create solid features.
C.Construct 3D solid models from sketch geometry using extrusions, revolutions, and sweeps.
D.Create part features such as holes, shells, fillets, chamfers, threads and drafts.
E.Construct and annotate layout drawings using ASME Y14.5 standards.
F.Build basic 3D assemblies with assembly constraints.
G.Layout 3D exploded assembly drawings with balloon labels and a BOM parts list.

III. Essential Student Materials

 None

IV. Essential College Facilities

 CAD computer laboratory

V. Expanded Description: Content and Form

A.Understand the basic menu structure and graphical user interface used within AutoDesk Inventor.
1.Pull down menu, tool bar menus and keyboard command access.
2.Working from template files.
3.Browser tools and editing.
4.On line Inventor help.
B.Apply simple and complex constrained 2D sketches to create solid features.
1.2D sketch commands.
2.Geometric and dimensional sketch constraints.
3.Origin work features.
4.Reference sketch geometry.
C.Construct 3D solid models from sketch geometry using extrusions, revolutions, and sweeps.
1.Extrusions
2.Revolutions
3.Sweeps
4.Lofts
D.Create part features such as holes, shells, fillets, chamfers, threads and drafts.
1.Hole features
2.Fillet features
3.Chamfer features
4.Shell features
5.Pattern features
E.Construct and annotate layout drawings using ASME Y14.5 standards.
1.Annotating drawing views.
2.Layout sheets
3.Formats, title blocks, and symbols
4.Placing and editing drawing views
F.Build basic 3D assemblies with assembly constraints.
1.Placing Components in an assembly.
2.Creating components in an assembly.
3.Constraining components.
4.Editing components in an assembly.
5.Components patterns.
G.Layout 3D exploded assembly drawings with balloon labels and a BOM parts list.
1.Exploded views
2.Parts with Balloons
3.Bill of Material list, (BOM)

VI. Assignments

A.In class exercises from book and lecture.
B.24 CAD projects, viewed as assigned during the course.
C.Reading from text and reference material.

VII. Methods of Instruction

 Lecture and visual aids
Discussion of assigned reading
Discussion and problem solving performed in class
Homework and extended projects
Laboratory discussion sessions and quizzes that evaluate the proceedings weekly laboratory exercises

VIII. Methods of Evaluating Objectives

A.Quizzes to determine understanding of various tools and methods
B.Midterm examination covering lectures, textbook reading, and basic CAD projects. Exam will be evaluated on completeness of solid modeling requirements.
C.Accuracy and completeness of CAD projects and exercises
D.Final examination evaluating students comprehensive understanding of basic Auotdesk Inventor CAD modeling by means of accuracy and completeness of solid parametric models.

IX. Texts and Supporting References

A.Examples of Primary Texts and References
1.Banach,Daniel T. & Jones, Travis;"Autodesk Inventor 2015 Essentials Plus",SDC Publications, 2014
2.AutoDesk Inventor online Tutorials/Help
B.Examples of Supporting Texts and References
1.None.

X. Lab Topics

A.Toolbars and menu
B.Basic sketching
C.Creating features
D.Solid parts and assemblies