MET 121 - Computer Aided Drafting/Design - Solid Modeling
An introductory course in Solid Modeling using SolidWorks software. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on laboratory experiences, the student will learn the basics of solid modeling design. Projects will focus on the importance of design intent and geometric relations to maximize the efficiency of the design process.
Prerequisite: MET 101 (may be taken concurrently or previously completed).
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Identify drawing applications where solid modeling software is an appropriate tool.
2.Describe the importance of design intent and geometric relationships as required to maximize the efficiency of the three-dimensional drawing process.
3.Define ‘Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing’ (GD&T).
4.Explain how GD&T impacts part fabrication.
5.Describe the inputs required for creating reliable, three-dimensional drawing models using multiple solid bodies.
6.Demonstrate a fundamental working knowledge of SolidWorks software functions.
7.Construct a basic, parametric, three-dimensional model using geometric relations for an easily modified design.
Course Offered Fall, Spring