DCAD 3104 - Advanced Mechanical Layout, 4 Credits

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Level: Lower

This course will address advanced layout techniques and practices that are typical in the design industry. Students will be presented with design concepts and will use problem solving techniques to accomplish tasks. The course includes the study of power transfer systems such as couplings, chain and sprocket drives, and the use of motors and bearings. Instruction in the application of clutches, and their uses in machine design, will also be stressed.