ME 250 - Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Credit Hours: 2
Basic CAD tasks necessary to complete simple orthographic projections using CAD software (AutoCAD). Various commands are studied and followed-up with drawings exemplifying the various commands studied. Commands include lines, circles, arcs, lettering, shading, dimensioning and introduction to solid modeling. Design projects are assigned.
Upon completion of this course, the student:
- will obtain basic and advanced CADD skills for use within the mechanical engineering fields; and
- will be able to construct multi-view drawings with dimensioning, and text per the ANSI standards.
Also, the course shall include the necessary commands and entities required to complete CADD engineering type drawings. In addition, the course shall include a survey of wire frame and solid modeling fundamentals.
Prerequisites: ME 104, a basic drafting course and an understanding of basic drafting or permission of the instructor.