Engineering Computer-Aided Design and Tolerance Analysis

MET 2000 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Covers design topics relative to the creation, modification, analysis, and optimization of engineering components and assemblies with extensive use of selected computer-aided design software (CAD). Concentrates on the use of contemporary parametric and/or explicit CAD modeling, management of associative relationships between geometries, and digital prototyping. Studies the role of CAD in product development and product life-cycle management. Involves extensive hands-on practice using commands and featured capabilities of the selected CAD software and completion of individual or team design projects. Projects focus primarily on mechanical systems design. Emphasizes accurate dimensioning, symbol interpretation, and accurate tolerancing of digital designs. Also includes introductory topics of graphical analysis of mechanical stress of elements and assemblies.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 40118
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Session Spring 2018 CPS Semester - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 04/28/2018
Instructor Paul Lienard
Schedule Thursday, 5:50 pm - 8:20 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Traditional
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
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    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
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    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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