ENGINEERING

The following classes will be taught in-person at the new Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center (AMEC). 

Students and staff visiting the AMEC shall adhere to CDC guidelines and wear face masks, practice social distancing, wash hands/use hand sanitizer, and limit number of persons in classrooms as directed.

AutoCAD

AUTOCAD LEVEL 1: BASIC 2D DRAWING (CAD-111E)

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Gaffney, BA

This course is a comprehensive introduction for new AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT software users. It incorporates the features, commands and techniques for creating, editing, annotating and printing 2D drawings with AutoCAD. The primary objective of this course is to give the new AutoCAD user a foundation to build upon.

Sat, October 9- November 20, 9-12:30 p.m. (NEW DATES)

On campus: AME 134

7 Sessions: 24 hours, CEU 2.4

Course: 88341

Cost: $499

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*Textbook required; click here for textbook information.

AUTOCAD LEVEL 2: BEYOND BASIC (CAD-120E)

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Gaffney, BA

Building on the concepts introduced in the Level 1 Basic 2D Drawing class, AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users will advance their knowledge of features, commands and techniques, to become more productive and efficient when creating, editing, annotating and printing drawings. AutoCAD applications to be covered: Dynamic Blocks, Attributes, Fields, Tables, External References, Advanced Layer Management tools, and importing and converting PDFs.

Sat, Dec 4 – Jan 22 (No Class Dec 25 or Jan 1) (NEW DATES)

On campus: AME 134

6 sessions: 21 hrs, CEU 2.1

Course: 88342

Cost: $419

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*Textbook required; click here for textbook information.

AUTOCAD LEVEL 3: ADVANCED (CAD-115E)

For the seasoned AutoCAD user looking to master the more advanced features and tools in AutoCAD, the course will focus on Parametrics, creating and editing Dynamic Blocks, Advanced Layer Management tools with External References and working with the Sheet Set Manager. Configuring CAD Standards and Program Customization, Menus, Macros, Lisp routines and Tool Palettes will be covered.  Also, included is an introduction to 3D modeling.

Next offered Spring 2022

*Textbook required; click here for textbook information.

AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D (CAD-112E)

For professionals already experienced in AutoCAD, a healthy knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D is a real resume booster and ups your appeal to prospective employers. For current engineering students, this is a great addition as you seek internship opportunities. Topics Covered: AutoCAD Civil 3D user interface, create points, point styles and label styles, work with point groups; create, edit, view and analyze surfaces, create data shortcuts, edit alignments, profiles and profile views, assemblies, corridors and intersections, cross-sections and grading solutions.

Next offered Spring 2022

*Textbook required; click here for textbook information.

SOLID MODELING CAD

SOLIDWORKS 1: INTRODUCTION (CAD-116E)

SolidWorks is a parametric computer-aided design and engineering (CAD/CAE) solid modeling package. Learn about 2D sketching, basic and intermediate 3D functions. Learn fundamental operations in SolidWorks necessary for any designer, drafter or engineer. Students will need to save their work to their local computer or a flash drive.

INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Stearns, BS

Tues, Sept 21-Oct 19, 6-8:30 p.m.

5 Sessions: 12.5 hours, CEU 1.25

On campus: AME 144

Course: 88347

Cost: $299

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SOLIDWORKS 2: ADVANCED (CAD-117E)

PREREQUISITE:  SolidWorks 1 or prior SolidWorks experience.

Learn sketching techniques including 3D sketches and splines, advanced modeling techniques such as multi-body parts and assemblies, sheet metal parts, mold cavities from parts, animation, display states, renderings and finite element analysis (FEA). SolidWorks has excellent surface modeling tools, and students will use them to create complex, free-form shapes. Students will need to save their work to their local computer or a flash drive.

INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Stearns, BS

Tues, Nov 2-30, 6-8:30 p.m.

5 Sessions: 12.5 hours, CEU 1.25

On campus: AME 144

Course: 88348

Cost: $299

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INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING (WDT-173E)

This course is an introduction to 3D printing. Students will use the CAD program SolidWorks to create 3D models that can be used in the 3D printing process. Upon completion of this course, students will have a better understanding of the 3D printing technologies and materials along with how CAD programs work with the 3D printing process. Students will get hands-on experience with 3D printers by designing their own model and printing it out on a 3D printer.

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Sat, Sept 25-Oct 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

On campus: AME 142

2 sessions: 12 hrs, CEU 1.2        

Course: 88125

Cost: $379

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OR

Sat, Dec 11-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

On campus: AME 142

2 sessions: 12 hrs, CEU 1.2        

Course: 88126

Cost: $379

Register here for 88126