Prerequisites: ENGR 2250

Credits: 4 ENGR

Hours: 4-0-8

Usually offered: Spring

For information contact: David Barrett

Course description: This course introduces the principles of design for manufacturability and assembly. A variety of manufacturing processes are covered with a special emphasis placed on injection molding and electronic circuit board fabrication. In the first project, students design, manufacture and assemble a product using these processes. In the second project, students redesign an electro-mechanical product for high-volume manufacture. Visiting designers present case studies of products that were recently or are currently in production.

Competencies: qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, teamwork, communication, lifelong learning, understanding of context, design, diagnosis, opportunity assessment