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Production methods and materials will be applied to product development projects that will relate to the design of efficient and cost effective manufacturing. Topics include the design of part families, geometric classification coding for storage and retrieval, database transfer compatibility standards, process influence on functional product design, statistical determination and the application of linear and geometric tolerancing.
Credits: 3 hrs.
Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3-0)
"Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly", Boothroyd, Dewhurst, and Knight, 2002.
Western Michigan University
F-221 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Fall 2010