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CAD 203 - Advanced Electro-Mechanical Design

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 3 lab periods

Continuation of CAD 153 . Includes standards for packaging, fastener library, 3D sheet-metal enclosures, production drawing sheets, materials and fastening systems for enclosures, and hard copy techniques and procedures.

Prerequisite(s): CAD 153  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss industry standards as they pertain to electronic systems packaging design and documentation.
  2. Describe temporary and permanent fastening systems for enclosures and utilize common fasteners in drawings.
  3. Create 3D sheet-metal enclosure.
  4. Create production drawings for electro-mechanical project.
  5. Discuss material choices for enclosures.

Outline:
  1. Standards for Packaging
    1. Review industry standards for electronic systems packaging documentation
    2. Common component usage in design
  2. Fasteners
    1. Pins
    2. Screws
    3. Threaded inserts
    4. Rivets
    5. Washers
    6. Nuts
  3. 3D Sheet-Metal Enclosure
    1. Overview and fabrication techniques
    2. Gage
    3. Bend allowance
    4. Strain relief
    5. Flange size
    6. Weld locations
  4. Production Drawings
    1. Prototype drawing setup for assigned projects
    2. Layouts
    3. Orthographic and isometric views
    4. Assembly drawings
    5. Wiring Diagrams
    6. Cable Assembly drawings
    7. Cable Routing drawings
  5. Materials for Enclosures
    1. Plastics
    2. Metals


Effective Term:
Fall 2016



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