Computer Assisted Design (460C)

Southern State Computer Science

Nature of Profession

Computer drafters prepare detailed drawings on computer aided drafting (CAD) systems. Drawings are made on a video screen and might never be placed on paper. These systems can save time from routine drafting work and permit design variations to be easily prepared.

Related Job Titles

Job titles related to computer assisted design include architect, engineering technician, landscape architect, photogrammetrists and surveyor.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 1100 Introduction to Engineering Technology 2
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
ENDS 1142 Engineering Drawing II 3
ENDS 1145 Computer Applications in Engineering 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 1143 Introduction to Product Design 3
PHYS 1115 Applied Physics II (Heat, Light & Sound) 3
ENDS 2270 Computer Applications in Engineering II 3
ENGL 2205 Technical Report Writing 3
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 2230 Computer Graphics I 3
ENDS 2201 Engineering Mechanics: Statics 3
ENDS 2233 Computer Aided Manufacturing 3
ENDS 2205 Hydraulics & Pneumatics 3
ENDS 2219 Tool Design & Manufacturing 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 2231 Computer Graphics II 3
ENDS 2203 Strength of Materials 3
ENDS 2202 Dynamics 3
ENDS 2299 Design Research Project 3
– – – – – – General Elective 3
Program Total: 62

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