BME 60C Engineering Analysis/Design: Computer-Aided Design (2012-2013)

BME 60C Engineering Analysis/Design: Computer-Aided Design

(Required for BME.)
Catalog Data:

BME 60C Engineering Analysis/Design: Computer-Aided Design (Credit Units: 4) Introduction to SolidWorks and Computer-Aided Design software; design; analysis; rapid prototyping; visualization and presentation; planning and manufacturing. Prerequisite: BME60B. (Design units: 2)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-1585035687.

Recommended Textbook:
Bernard Choi
Relationship to Student Outcomes
This course relates to Student Outcomes: EAC a, EAC c, EAC k.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Learn how to use SolidWorks. (EAC a, EAC k)

2. Learn how to use CAD software. (EAC a, EAC k)

3. Learn how to use these software packages to develop a 3-D drawing of a biomedical device. (EAC a, EAC c, EAC k)

4. Learn basics of rapid prototyping. (EAC a, EAC c, EAC k)

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Computer programming basics, engineering design basics
Lecture Topics:
  • SolidWorks
  • CAD software
  • Design
  • Analysis
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Visualization and presentation
  • Planning and manufacturing
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:


Laboratory Projects:


Professional Component

Contributes towards the Biomedical Engineering major requirements for Engineering Topics courses.

Design Content Description

Students will use SolidWorks and CAD software packages to create basic designs of biomedical devices.

Lectures: 50%
Laboratory Portion: 50%
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 25%
  • Projects: 25%
  • Midterm Exam: 25%
  • Final Exam: 25%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 2.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 2.0 credit units

July 11, 2011
Senate Approved:
November 8, 2011
Approved Effective:
2012 Fall Qtr