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The synthesis of automated design, analysis, and manufacturing processes through integrated computer systems. Topics in automated graphics, wireframe, surface and solids modeling, boundary element analysis, and manufacturing process generation will be investigated.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: Recommended, IME 2460 or equivalent.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)
Concurrent Engineering: Shortening Lead Times, Raising Quality, and Lowering Costs (Paperback) by John R. Hartley, ISBN 1-56327-189-3 (recommended)
Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking (Hardcover) by Michael Grieves, ISBN 0-07-145230-3 (required)
Western Michigan University
E-221 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer II 2010