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Design Theory  

5 Credits

Mechanical Design - Design Theory

This course builds on the topics covered in our Mechanical Design - Level 1 course and helps prepare students for the Dassault Systems CATIA Part Design Expert certification.

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Along with learning new design features, students will spend more time learning organizational and productivity techniques that go beyond individual part design, helping deliver better workflow and team collaboration. Scalability, design intent, product reuse and product lifecycle are concepts discussed throughout the course.

Topics covered:

Common tools:
Catalogs, Copy-Paste, Delete, Design Tables, Formulas, Hide-Show, Layers, Materials, Multi document links, Power Copies, Shortcuts, Specifications Tree

Sketch analysis, Constraints, Formulas, Transformations

Part Design:
Analysis, Bodies, Boolean operations, Dress up features, Operations, Patterns, Sketch based features, Surface features, Transformations, Updating

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The Business Training Center of Edmonds Community College has been "off-campus" in the heart of the community providing practical industry focused education for over 17 years.


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