Course Content

    • What is engineering
      • Define engineering
      • Give a brief history of engineering
      • Describe the historical background, contributions, and problems of using engineering technologies and how these activities affect individuals, society, and the environment
    • B. Product Design and Development
      • How is the design process used to create products
      • Describe the nature, characteristics, classifications, and properties of common engineering materials
      • Explain various methods used to process raw materials into industrial and consumer products
      • Develop, refine, evaluate, and select product ideas that address engineering needs and opportunities
    • Machine Tool Safety
      • What are the primary lab safety rules
      • What are the primary machine tool safety rules
    • 3-D Modeling and Computer design
      • What is the advantage of 3D computer models over traditional models
      • How can 3D computer models be used in the design process
      • What types of careers are available to engineers
    • Advanced Materials Processes
      • What is Rapid Prototyping
      • How does a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine assist in the product design process
      • What are the advantages of using CNC technology to create product
      • What are the types of materials available for CNC product design
    • Robotics
      • Define robotics
      • Give a brief history of robotics
      • Describe the historical background, contributions, and problems of using robotics technologies and how these activities affect individuals, society, and the environment
      • What types of careers are available in robotics?
    • Robotics Sub-systems
      • Mechanical Design Principles
      • Electrical Design Principles
      • Pneumatic Design Principles
      • Using “C” programming for robotics