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IME 1440 - Descriptive Geometry


Catalog Description:

Applications of analytical graphics in solution of engineering and technical design problems. Study of spatial concepts involving points, lines, planes, and solids.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: Recommended, IME 1420.

Credits: 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (2 - 3)


Prerequisites by Topic:

  1. The fundamental ability to perform geometric construction techniques.
  2. The ability to measure and produce scale drawings (both metric and customary.)
  3. An understanding of dimensioning and standards.
  4. A background in three-dimensional relational visualization.
  5. A fundamental understanding of third-angle orthographic projection procedures.
  6. A preliminary ability in the production of primary and secondary auxiliary views.

Course Objectives, Performance Criteria, and Outcomes:

Course Objectives

ABET-TAC Outcomes2

 

Performance Criteria Measured1

Visualize, analyze, and solve three-dimensional engineering and technical problems using graphical procedures.

a, b, c, f, g

 

F3: Applies tools and modeling techniques suited to the problem (DFDs, inventory control, FEA, OR, NPV).

Adequately utilize a descriptive vocabulary (both verbal and graphical) to describe entity relationship standards.

a, f, g

 

F3: Applies tools and modeling techniques suited to the problem (DFDs, inventory control, FEA, OR, NPV).

Apply descriptive geometry in the engineering analysis design process.

a, b, f, g

 

B1: Selects and uses tools or technologies (DXF, IGES, STL) to transfer design information.

Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html

ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/

*results tracked in ABET course notebooks


Textbooks:

Pare, E. G., Loving, R. O., Hill, I. L., and Pare, R. C., Descriptive Geometry, 9th edition, Prentice Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ., 1997.

Pare, E. G. et al, Descriptive Geometry Worksheets Series A, 9th edition, Prentice Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ., 1997.


Course Coordinator:

Mitchel Keil
Western Michigan University
F-221 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: 276-3365
Email: mitchel.keil@wmich.edu


Revision Date: Summer 2011

 

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