MT-293: Parametric Computer Aided Design

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: MT-293 Parametric Computer Aided Design

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 1 Lecture hour, 2 Recitation hours, 3 Laboratory hours

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): MT-111

Course Description in college catalog:

Use of mechanical design software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies. Students create parts using techniques such as extrude, revolve and sweep. Emphasis is on the concepts of design intent and scalability. Assemblies are created using appropriate geometric constraints. Theory of engineering graphics is covered so that appropriate working drawings can be created from the parametric models. Introduction to the theory and practice of basic engineering drawing and blueprint reading. Multi-view projection including sectional and auxiliary views. Principles of dimensioning.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology

A.A.S. Architectural Technology

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  2. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

MT1-2 Produce and interpret engineering drawings usingtechnical graphics.

MT2-4 Utilize appropriate software tools to produce engineering drawings.

Program-specific outcomes

 Career Preparation and Advancement – Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed for entry into or advancement in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
 Engineering Competence - Graduates will be competent technicians with problem solving and design skills, and have the ability to apply mathematics, science and modern engineering software to solve mechanical engineering technology problems.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Use historical or social sciences perspectives to examine formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes

  2. Demonstrate mastery of discipline-specific knowledge, skills and tools required for entry into or advancement in the job market in their field (career programs)

  3. Meet requirements for successful transfer into the junior year of baccalaureate programs (transfer Programs)

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  • Ten (10) in class assignments, each worth 2% 20%
  • Three (3) tests, each worth 20% 60%
  • Project based on 3D assembly model#16020%

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

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