Integrated Manufacturing - Engineering CAD Technology

60 credit Diploma program

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Program Description:
The Integrated Manufacturing - Engineering CAD Technology program provides students with an engineering technology which incorporates computer graphics and technical illustrations. The program prepares students for advanced computer applications emerging in the fields of engineering, graphics, and design. Students will learn to use engineering technology in determining exact specifications for new product design, modification, or redesign of present products. This course begins with instruction in basic drafting skills and advances to more complex technological areas. Major emphasis will be on the application and use of computer aided design.

Program outcomes include:
• Illustrate orthographic viewing and dimensioning techniques
• Demonstrate section and auxiliary detailing
• Display dimensioning and tolerance techniques
• Outline an understanding of manufacturing principles and practices
• Create mechanical component details
• Illustrate sheet metal development drawings
• Demonstrate Basic through advanced principles of CAD applications
• Create and engineer electrical/electronic drawings
• Create and engineer industrial piping layouts
• Create and engineer fluid power drawings
• Create and engineer jig and fixture design
• Present technical illustrations using 3-dimensional design
• Provide a cumulative final design project
• Create engineering drawings using advanced CAD applications

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Required Courses:
Course IDCreditsNameDescription
CADE14073AutoCAD IThis course covers basic engineering Computer Aided Design graphic image production through the use of computer hardware, software, and peripheral devices. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, and READ0465 or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14403Inventor IThis course covers the basic areas of Computer Aided Design using Inventor three dimensional software. The student will sketch various models and then edit the features and apply appropriate dimensions and annotations. The creation of final drawings with necessary views will also be learned. (Prerequisites: CADE1407) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14423Inventor IIThis course covers the intermediate areas of Computer Aided Design such as designing and analyzing parts within an assembly using Inventor three dimensional software. The student will create and edit assemblies and subassemblies from previously engineered parts. Also explored and learned will be bills of material, sheet metal designs, and patterns. (Prerequisites: CADE1440) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14503Mechanical DetailsThis course covers engineering Computer Aided Design procedures as applied to a variety of manufacturing and industrial situations. The student will additionally learn systems of drawing integration to product definition. (Prerequisites: INMG1410 or instructor's consent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14683Solidworks IThis course covers the basic areas of Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks three-dimensional design software. Students will design and draw model components and subassemblies of mechanical and industrial products in animation. SolidWorks has become widely used in the manufacturing industry. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14803Industrial/Mechanical CAD Applications IThis course covers some areas of Computer Aided Design basic applications within the Industrial/Mechanical trades. Various areas will be explored including: sheet metal development, industrial piping, electronics, and structural steel. (Prerequisites: CADE1450 or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14823Industrial/Mechanical CAD Applications IIThis course covers some areas of Computer Aided Design intermediate applications within the Industrial/Mechanical trades. It continues with some advanced content from CADE1480 (Industrial/Mechanical CAD Applications I) and explores new trades. Areas include: industrial piping, structural steel, conveying systems, hydraulics, and jigs and fixtures. (Prerequisites: CADE1480) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE24003AutoCAD IIThis course covers intermediate engineering Computer Aided Design graphic image production through the use of computer hardware, software, and peripheral devices. (Prerequisites: CADE1407) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE24723AutoCAD Design ProjectThis course covers project completion incorporating total learning experiences into a workable, economical design. Engineering Computer Aided Design procedures will be utilized within the AutoCAD three dimensional software platform. (Prerequisites: CADE2400 or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE24743Inventor Design ProjectThis course covers project completion incorporating total learning experiences into a workable, economical design. Engineering Computer Aided Design procedures will be utilized within the Inventor three dimensional software platform. (Prerequisites: CADE1442 or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
COMM16011Interviewing Procedure and PracticeAn applications course in the job-seeking process. Students will explore self-confidence and the interviewing process, understand employer expectations, and identify personal and job-related skills. Job-seeking, resume writing and interview skill-building will be covered. (Prerequisites: None; computer skills necessary) (1 hr lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
FYE10001Student Success SeminarThis course is mandatory* for students in their first semester at Lake Superior College. It provides a foundation for students to make a successful transition to college by: (1) creating a connection to the college community and resources, (2) introducing tools for academic success, and (3) developing personal, academic, and career goals. (Prerequisites: None) (1 hr lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT) *Exemptions: - Students who have not declared a degree or diploma - Students who are in a certificate or diploma program of fewer than 37 credits - Students in good academic standing who have earned 12 credits including an Introduction to College course - Students in good academic standing who have earned 24 college credits post high school
INMG14004Introduction to Manufacturing TechnologyThis course covers the beginning introduction use of tools used in manufacturing such as saws, drill press, engine lathes, milling machines and welding machines. (Prerequisites: None) (2 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14103Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis course covers mechanical blueprint reading principles. Topics included are sketching, lines, views, multiview drawings, scaling, dimensioning, tolerancing, and symbols. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14123Advanced Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis course would cover advanced blueprint reading activities. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing will be covered in more depth. (Prerequisites: INMG1410) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14203Design Application Concepts IThis course covers the design of an assembled part and is produced using manual machines. A team approach will be used to manufacture jigs and fixtures and the product itself. Industrial and Engineering standards will be utilized in the design process. (Prerequisites: None) (1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
WLDG15603Gas Metal Arc Welding IThis course introduces students to the gas metal arc welding process including equipment, terms, and safety procedures. Students will learn how to setup, adjust, and shut down gas metal arc welding equipment. Students will be able to deposit surface welds in the flat position. Square groove and fillet butt, lap, and T-joints welds in the flat and horizontal position will also be covered. Students will be introduced to welding variables as it affects the quality of welds. (Prerequisites: None) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)

Pre-Program Requirements:
Successful entry into this program requires a specific level of skill in the areas of English, mathematics, and reading. Program entry will depend, in part, on meeting the prerequisites listed below:

English:
• A score of 86 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of ENGL0460 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, ENGL0460 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Mathematics:
• A score of 36 or higher on the Elementary Algebra Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of MATH0450 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, MATH0450 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Reading:
• A score of 78 or higher on the Reading Comprehension portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of READ0465 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, READ0465 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Electives:
CADE1470
CADE2407
CADE2476
CADE2999
INMD1422
MTCC2504