MEC-1011 DESIGN COMMUNICATION SYLLABUS 8/17/2012
Reading Assignments are from the required text, Engineering Graphics with SolidWorks 2012, 
and are due BEFORE the indicated week.
The instructor may announce revisions to this schedule as the semester progresses.
Week Topic Reading LAB Assignment Due Date #Pages Total pages
    Assignment    
         
8/20 Geometry, Hand-sketching 1-1 to 1-25     25
  File Management 4-1 to 4-5     5
  Menus, Controls 4-6 to 4-26     21 51
         
8/27 Orthographic Projection 1-26 to 1-43     18
  Isometric Projection 2-1 to 2-13     12
  Geometric Relations 2-28 to 2-35     8
  Create New Parts 4-27 to 4-37     11
  Extrude, Fillet, Cut 4-38 to 4-43     5 54
         
9/3 Multi-View Drawings 2-13 to 2-27     14
  Printing Drawings 8-1 to 8-18     18
  Modify, Edit 4-43 to 4-57     14 46
         
9/10 Dimensioning Standards 3-1 to 3-20     20
  Revolve, Shell 5-1 to 5-9     9
  Convert Entities, Hole Wizard 5-9 to 5-12     3 32
         
9/17 Project #1      
         
9/24 Tolerance 3-21 to 3-27     7
  Fasteners 3-28 to 3-36     8
  Revolved, Extruded Boss 5-12 to 5-21     9
  Spline, Revolved Cut, Dome 5-21 to 5-26     5
  Circular Pattern 5-26 to 5-31     5 34
         
10/1 Sweep, Loft 6-1 to 6-15     14
  Helix, Threads, Mirror 6-15 to 6-33     18 32
         
10/8 VACATION WEEK      
         
10/15 Draft, Extrude Up-to-Surface 6-33 to 6-49     16
  Ribs, Linear Pattern 6-50 to 6-58     9
  Assembly Techniques 7-1 to 7-20     19 44
         
10/22 Assembly Exploded View 7-20 to 7-32     12
  Drawing: Detail, Exploded View 8-19 to 8-27     8
  Bill of Materials, Design Table 8-27 to  8-36     9 29
         
10/29 Project # 2      
         
11/5 Design Library      
         
11/12 Material Properties      
  SimulationXpress FEA      
         
11/19 VACATION WEEK      
         
11/26 Motion Study      
         
12/3 Project # 3      
         
12/10 FINAL EXAMS WEEK