University Of Limerick

Product Design And Modelling


Iowa State Course Substitution

IE Engineering Topic Elective


Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
Problem definition and clarification - design briefs; New Product Development (NPD) Concurrent Engineering NPD vs Traditional NPD; The deliverables of processes of design; design processes and the role of parametric CAD; Modelling strategies from cognition to prototype; Creative Design Methods; Product Concepts Surface modelling and solid modelling techniques; design intent: planning parts for design flexibility; relations and equations; parametric dimensions; design and modelling for manufacture and assembly; assembly modelling; drawings; drawing documentation; BOMs; creating design tables using Excel for multiple part and assembly configurations; Library features: SolidWorks Toolbox of fasteners and components; importing and exporting files; CAD standards for data exchange; STL files and the FDM rapid prototyping system; linking with SolidCAM. FEA analysis and design validation; rendering and presentation techniques; product animation.


Evaluation Date:
February 8, 2017
EIP Course Substitution