BME 60C Engineering Analysis/Design: Computer-Aided Design (2016-2017)

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. Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering: Premedical majors have first consideration for enrollment. (Design units: 2)

Required Textbook:
None
Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

Course website https://eee.uci.edu

Coordinator:
Bernard Choi
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Read a mechanical engineering part or assembly drawing.

2. Translate proposed design concepts into 3D CAD models and generate engineering drawings for manufacture

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Computer programming basics, engineering design basics
Lecture Topics:
  • SolidWorks environment
  • Elegant part modeling
  • Assembly modeling
  • Engineering drawings
  • Design concepts
  • Fits and functions
  • Special topics in BME
Class Schedule:

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

Computer Usage:

SolidWorks 2010 or newer. Draftsight.

Laboratory Projects:

In-class drawing.

Professional Component

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

Design Content Description
Approach:

Students use phases of design to define problem, product concept and process concept (phase I) and execution (phase II) with SolidWorks to design a basic biomedical device.

Lectures: 50%
Laboratory Portion: 50%
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 25%
  • Midterm Design Report: 20%
  • Final Design Report: 20%
  • Design Project Presentation: 10%
  • 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

Prepared:
July 12, 2016
Senate Approved:
April 1, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr