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CGD6:  ADVANCED COMPUTER GRAPHICS


Course Description

Technical skills for using computer design for precision manufacturing, including ANSI/ASME Y14.5 2009 geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Prepares students for careers as designers, engineers; CAD/CAM/CAE specialist; drafter, inspectors, machinists, technical sales, and other jobs that interpret engineering drawings. Students may concurrently enroll in CGD 110. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250, 260 and Mathematics 233. Computer lab work can be done both in lab and off-site.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify examples and explain benefits of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Apply ASTM and ANSI standards in design projects
  • Incorporate GD&T rules when detailing SolidWorks or other parametric 3D models and working drawings
  • Propose and render material for student project using ASTM and ANSI Standards
  • Develop portfolio document that illustrates knowledge of CG&T, ASTM and ANSI standards for creating products for manufacturing industry
  • Provide and receive constructive criticism and incorporate suggested improvements in design project
  • Develop portfolio document that illustrates knowledge of CG&T, ASTM and ANSI standards for creating products for manufacturing industry.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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