Creativity in Machine Design: A Capstone Design

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Creativity in Machine Design: A Capstone Design

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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

    Study contents:

    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

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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