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Covers part modeling, detailing and assembly design. SolidWorks is a feature based parametric solid modeler used for mechanical design and manufacturing. This course covers the basic functions needed to use SolidWorks to create parts, assemblies and production drawings.
MCAD experience and familiarity with Microsoft Windows.
No class on September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) & November 11th - Remembrance Day. PLEASE NOTE: This is an instructor-led section that will be delivered ONLINE. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for information on obtaining access to the required software and course material. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.
Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ (The Bookstore is closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe the advantages of parametric design.
Develop sketching techniques.
Execute modeling functions to create 3D solids.
Incorporate applied features and patterns into parts.
Combine models into working assemblies.
Employ bottom-up and top-down assembly practices in part design.
Detail parts and assemblies in 2D drawing form.
Effective as of Fall 2003
AICO 4048 is offered as a part of the following programs: