MECH 6123 - Tool, Die & Fixture Design, 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): MECH 1643 with D or better and MECH 1603 with D or better
Tool, Die & Fixture design is a specialized phase of manufacturing that develops the tooling and work holding devices for manufacturing operations. This course will introduce the student to the design of tools, machining tooling, jigs and fixtures and other work holding devices. Students will be required to create working industrial drawings for various work holding devices and fixtures for a myriad of metal removal applications. This will require students to research, analyze, and select the most equitable and safe design solution through calculations, component selection, and mechanical design.