Industrial Design Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
IDE 220Advanced CAD^ Student will be able to apply CAD surface modeling techniques to develop mold designs and prototypes . ^ Students will be able to convert surfaces through spline and surface integrity analysis.
IDE 210Advanced Media^ Students will be able to evaluate design proposals in the context of design history. ^ Students will be able to graphically represent a product concept ^ Students will be able to explain and justify design concepts and rationale.
IDE 110Design Foundation - Visual Literacy^ Students will be able to analyze existing products through rendering. ^ Students will be able to sketch an existing product with material textures included. ^ Students will be able to use rapid visualization techniques to sketch multiple variations of proscribed designs within defined parameters.
IDE 150Design Foundations^ Students will be able to analyze designs and manufacturing parameters for existing products. ^ Students will be able to develop concept sketches and presentations. ^ Students will be able to explain design criteria for existing products.
EDT 89Engineering Design Technology Work Experience^ Employers of EDT Work Experience Students will rate the technical skills of their students as above average. ^ Employers of EDT Work Experience Students will rate the work habits of their students as above average. ^ Students will demonstrate competency using skills developed in the IDE, EDT or MFG programs by developing and completing a project according to industry partner and/ or faculty advisor
IDE 160Intermediate CAD^ Students will be able to create 3D models and the necessary views for production. ^ Students will be able to develop drawings using parametric solid modeling technology. ^ Students will be able to graphically represent technical designs, using accepted standard practices.
IDE 120Introduction to CAD^ Students will develop a portfolio of industry standard drawings in CAD. ^ Students will be able to create CAD drawings and prototypes using given specifications. ^ Students will be able to evaluate software for effectiveness in drawing appropriate scales on drawings.
IDE 230Introduction to Mechanical Principles^ Students will be able to design CAD based mechanical devices that demonstrate a common mechanical principle ^ Students will be able to evaluate off-the-shelf components and devices in terms of their mechanical purpose and match component and device specifications with design requirements. ^ Students will be able to integrate existing components and devices into mechanical design solutions.
IDE 170Introduction to Prototyping^ Students will be able to construct proof of concept, presentation and prototype models from concept sketches and CAD models. ^ Students will be able to construct prototype models using common prototyping methods and technologies. ^ Students will be able to evaluate structural and aesthetic merits of design proposals and compare with other approaches to the same problem. ^ Students will be able to use rapid prototyping technologies to create models and molds from digital CAD files.
IDE 270Manufacturing Processes and Materials^ students will be able to analyze and propose manufacturing approaches based on project aesthetic, structural, and manufacturing requirements. ^ Students will be able to design parts or assemblies appropriate to a particular manufacturing process and associated material ^ Students will be able to propose prototyping scenarios to create visual study and/ or functional prototype models that closely represent the actual production and design intent.
IDE 250Product Design and Viability^ Create cost benefit analyses of common vs. sustainable materials processes for product manufacturing. ^ Design or re-design a prototype for a product according to manufacturing constraints ^ Generate most efficient bill of materials (BOM) or assembly based on assembly time studies, machine and tooling capacity, and yield of various manufacturing processes.
IDE 130Shop Processes^ Students will accurately produce specified 3D physical prototype objects using hand and power tools. ^ Students will demonstrate fabrication skills. ^ Students will translate CAD plans into hand-built physical parts.