EMD701 - Electro-Mechanical Design I

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Subject Title
Electro-Mechanical Design I

Subject Description
EMD701 introduces students to SolidWorks mechanical design software from Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation. Students will learn to develop 3D models of mechanical designs and the use of parametric design techniques.
Fundamental mechanical design concepts are reviewed, specifically reviewing methodology for plastic and sheet metal design. The creation of 2D drawings of the parametric models will be examined, together with assembly drawings.

Credit Status
One subject credit in the Applied Electronics Design Post Diploma program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.         Transform hand sketched drawings from paper to Solid Modeler.
2.         Visualize the 2D parts into 3D solid.
3.        Sketch 2D engineering drawings on datum planes with the understanding of the orientation of a co-ordinate system.
4.         Analyze electro-mechanical engineering drawings and then apply a systematic approach to create feature based, parametric solid parts and assemblies using CAD software such as SolidWorks.
5.         Explain the concept of design intent in term of fit, form and function.
6.         Describe the significance on display options used in Solid Modeling.
7.         Show how to navigate the SolidWorks and perform basic sketching techniques in 2D and building 3D solid models using sketcher, select, refit, circle, rectangle, trimetric, extrude protrusion/cut, symmetry constraint, delete segment, trim, spline, revolve, sweep, blend, fillet,  chamfer, mirror, pattern round, hole, set reference lines using centerline features and etc.
8.        Apply ribs on plastic design and shell on sheet metal design
9.         Explain the parent/child relationship in a parametric design model.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.