IDE 230  Introduction to Mechanical Principles

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: IDE 150 and IDE 160 and IDE 170
Corequisite: IDE 210 and IDE 220

Mechanical devices, concepts and principles common to manufactured products and manufacturing processes. Analysis, discussion, and problem solving related to mechanical design scenarios and supported by computer aided design (CAD). Exploration of inherent strengths and weaknesses of specific devices and various design approaches. Emphasis on the way mechanical principles affect design strategies.
Course Schedule