DRAF 222 Mechanical Design and Drafting* (3 Hours)
Students successfully completing this course should be able to draw details and assembly views of mechanical parts. The types of parts discussed in this class include castings, sheet metal pieces, jigs and fixtures, and gauges. Important concepts include dimensioning, form and position tolerancing, coordinate tolerancing, and calculations related to material allowances and manufacturing. Students will use the Machinery's Handbook and other technical publications to research and design projects. Project assignments will be completed using computer-aided drafting (CAD) software. This course is typically taught in the fall semester. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.