# Chabot College Fall 2003 66A - Mechanical Design Technology

```Chabot College
Fall 2003
Course Outline for Design Technology 66A
MECHANICAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Catalog Description:
66A - Mechanical Design Technology
3 Units
Principles and practice of Mechanical Design Technology, application of descriptive
geometry, auxiliary views and revolutions to mechanical detail drawings, geometric
tolerancing applied to complete design assemblies. Strongly recommended: Design
Technology 52. 1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory.
Prerequisite Skills:
None
Expected Outcomes for Students:
Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:
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visualize, sketch, and draw detail parts of assemblies, using symbols and concepts;
apply knowledge of manufacturing practices, industrial materials and specifications to the
design of castings, forging, sheetmetal, weldments, and machine parts;
utilize technical mathematics to solve geometric problems;
develop mechanical detail drawings with the Computer-Aided Drafting system.
Course Content:
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Casting drawings/weldment
Sheetmetal drawings
Introduction to material specification
Tubing angle bends, compounds angles
Problems using strength of materials concepts
a.
simple stresses
b.
welds
c.
beams shafts
Weight calculation problems
Center of gravity calculation problems
ANSI standards
Libraries of symbol
Working drawings
Methods of Presentation:
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Lectures
Laboratory project assignments
Demonstrations
Chabot College
Course Outline for Design Technology 66A
Mechanical Design Technology
Fall Semester 2003
Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
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Typical Assignments
a.
Complete the questions Geometric tolerancing on chapters 1, 2,
interpeting ASME Y14.5 – 1994
b.
Complete a mechanical working drawing ie: screw jack
c.
Complete a double auxiliary drawing with dimensions
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Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
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Attendance
b.
Projects
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Midterm
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Final Exam
Textbooks (Typical):
Engineering Graphics, Giesecke, Prentice Hall Publishing, 2000
Special Student Materials:
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Drafting equipment
Compact disk (R/W)
hps
Revised September 2002
Effective Fall 2003
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