Creativity in Machine Design: A Capstone Design
Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course is a prerequisite to Integrated Design (MECH451)
Recommended prerequisite: 3D Modelling/2D CAD
Textbook: Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, Juvinal, Robert C., Kurt M. John, Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Individual: Midterm design note; Final design note
Team: meeting reports; sketch drawing; digital mockup; manufacturing reports
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Expectations
Week 3: Teamwork & Meetings (Teamwork challenge; Brainstorming) & Concept Design
Week 4: Design note & Sketch drawing and Modeling
Week 5: Sketch drawing
Week 6: Chassis design review; Machine elements; teamwork challenge statistics
Week 7: Trigger Mechanism; Sketch drawing review
Week 8: Mid-term
Week 9: Machine shop
Week 10: Detail design; Digital mockup modeling
Week 11: Mechanical drawing; detailed design & case study
Week 12: Consulting digital mockup
Week 13: Technical consulting: KIT building
Week 14: Technical consulting: KIT building
Week 15: Technical consulting: KIT building
Week 16: Kit performance evaluation
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations