Unit 1: Design Process

Lesson 1.1 Introduction to a Design Process

1.1.1 Basic Design Tool

1.1.2 Introduction to Research

1.1.3 Modeling

Lesson 1.2 Intro to Technical Sketching & Drawing

1.2.1 Basic Line Conventions

1.2.2 Pictorial Sketches

1.2.3 Introduction to Multiview Drawings

Lesson 1.3 Measurement and Statistics

1.3.1 History of Measurement

1.3.2 English and Metric Linear Measurements

1.3.3 Dial Caliper Measurement

1.3.4 Linear Dimensions

1.3.5 Applied Statistics

Lesson 1.4 Puzzle Cube

1.4.1 Puzzle Design Challenge

1.4.2 Puzzle Part Combinations

1.4.3 Packaging Design

1.4.4 Marketing

 

 Unit 2: Design Exercises
Lesson 2.1 Geometric Shapes and Solids

2.1.1 Geometric Shapes

2.1.2 Geometric Solids

2.1.3 Calculating Area

2.1.4 Calculating Properties

2.1.5 CAD Fundamentals

2.1.6 Modeling Creation

Lesson 2.2 Dimensions and Tolerances

2.2.1 Dimensioning Conventions

2.2.2 Tolerancing

Lesson 2.3 Advanced Modeling Skills

2.3.1 Parameters
2.3.2 Auxiliary Views

2.3.3 Section Views

2.3.4 Feature-Based Solid Modeling

2.3.5 Assembly Modeling

2.3.6 Assembly Drawing Standards

2.3.7 Exploding Assemblies

2.3.8 Assembly Animation

Lesson 2.4 Advanced Designs

2.4.1 Advanced Designs

2.4.2 Design Process

2.4.3 Teamwork

2.4.4 Decision Matrix

2.4.5 Revision Blocks

2.4.6 Assembly Drawing Standards

 

 

 

 

 

 Unit 3: Reverse Engineering

Lesson 3.1 Visual Analysis

3.1.1 Visual Design Elements

3.1.2 Visual Design Principles

3.1.3 Composition

3.1.4 Advertising

3.1.5 Graphic Design

Lesson 3.2 Functional Analysis

3.2.1 Identifying Subsystems

3.2.2 System Analysis

Lesson 3.3 Structural Analysis

3.3.1 Structural Connections

3.3.2 Precision Measurement

3.3.3 Material Analysis

3.3.4 Property Analysis

Lesson 3.4 Product Improvement By Design

 3.4.1 Researching Product History and Evolution
3.4.2 Product Innovation
3.4.3 Problem Identification
3.4.4 Writing a Design Brief
3.4.5 Brainstorming
3.4.6 Design Critique
3.4.7 Technical Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Unit 4: Open-Ended Design Problems

Lesson 4.1 Engineering Design Ethics

4.1.1 Human Impacts

4.1.2 Product Lifecycle

4.1.3 Recycling

4.1.4 Design For Disassembly (DFD)

4.1.5 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

4.1.6 Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Lesson 4.2 Design Teams

4.2.1 Teamwork

4.2.2 Project Planning

4.2.3 Assessment

4.2.4 Meetings

4.2.5 Virtual Teams

Last Modified on October 5, 2010