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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAD 153 - Electro-Mechanical Design

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

Electronic drafting fundamentals and standards, electronic component and schematic applications, and electronics concepts. Includes Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) techniques, and file management procedures.

Prerequisite(s): CAD 101  
Information: Prerequisite may be taken concurrently for some CAD program pathways. See faculty for approval of prerequisite concurrent enrollment.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of industry and United States Government CAD standards as they pertain to electro-mechanical drafting and documentation.
  2. Create electronic diagrams.
  3. Create electro-mechanical drawings.
  4. Discuss and apply basic electronics concepts.
  5. Demonstrate file management procedures.

  1. Electronic Drafting Fundamentals and Standards
    1. Industry and United States Government CAD standards
    2. Rules for drawing electronic diagrams
    3. Analog and logic symbol familiarization
  2. Electronic Diagrams
    1. Block diagrams
    2. Single-Line diagrams
    3. Schematic diagrams
    4. Process diagrams
    5. Wiring diagrams
    6. Electronic Schematics
    7. Logic Diagrams
  3. Electro-Mechanical Drawings
    1. Cable assemblies
    2. Enclosures
    3. Revisions
  4. Basic Electronics Concepts
    1. Component materials and fabrication
    2. Components: Passive, Active, Electro-mechanical
    3. On-line catalog search techniques
    4. Circuit types: Series, Parallel, Series-Parallel Combination
  5. File Management Procedures
    1. File naming
    2. Electronic file storage