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Tool Design

Course Code MT-228
Lecture hours per week 2
Lab hours per week 2
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course introduces the student to the subject of Tool Design. Emphasis will be placed on the following topics: Jig & Fixture Design and Die Design. The fundamental concepts of design will be taught with respect to Drilling & Milling, Holding Fixtures, Assembly Fixtures and Pressworking Dies (Blank & Pierce). Using a C.A.D. environment, the student will develop a working design for an assigned part and produce fully annotated and dimensioned General Assembly & Detail Drawings. This will also include all of the necessary calculations and research for each design. The student will produce designs for a Drill Jig or Milling Fixture and a Pressworking Die. The method of instruction will be topical lectures and interactive “hands on” instruction at the computer workstation.