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CAD 2151     Introduction to Generative Surface Design     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: CAD 2102 or consent of instructor.

Using a three-dimensional Computer Aided Design and Engineering System, students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques of creating curves and surfaces for product design and manufacturing. Topics included in the course are: simple and complex surfaces, wire frame features, swept and blend surfaces, surface fillets, analysis and repair, laws, and surface-solid integration. Students will solve three-dimensional engineering design and surfacing problems dealing with metals, plastics and composites. Refer to current Schedule of Classes for software version(s). BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4