• Program: Engineering CAD Technology
  • Course: SolidWorks I
  • Course #: ENGC1250
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to give students hands-on experience using SolidWorks three-dimensional Parametric CAD software. SolidWorks is a mechanical design software that takes advantage of the familiar Microsoft Windows graphical user interface. The students will use the software to create three-dimensional solid parts and assemblies. The students will also create orthographic projections from the solid geometry. Rapid prototyping may be presented in this course.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Utilize user interface
Create document templates
Create fully defined sketches
Create extruded features
Create revolved features
Use Hole Wizard
Apply engineering features (chamfers, rounds, shells, etc.)
Create assemblies
Create detail drawings
Create assembly drawings with bill of materials
Utilize datum features
Create sweep features
Create loft features
Employ bottom-up and top-down assembly methodology
Use sheet metal features
Create design tables
Capture design intent of a project

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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