Instructor: Jim Leake 309 TB (217) 244-0401 firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Teaching assistant: Michael Halloran
Teaching assistants: Harish Narasingaraj, Siyao Luan, Sagnik Das, Pranay Devnani
Course structure: Credit hours three
(Credit & contact hours)
Lecture twice a week for one-hour period
Modeling Lab once a week for two-hour period
Sketching Lab once a week for one-hour period
Text: Engineering Design Graphics: Sketching, Modeling, and Visualization, 2nd edition, by Leake and Borgerson
Illinois Compass (http://compass.illinois.edu)
Autodesk design community (http://students.autodesk.com)
Portable storage device (USB flash device or portable HD)
Mechanical pencils – 0.5, 0.7 mm
Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional 2015, Autodesk SketchBook
Dimension SST 1200 3D printer
iPad Air tablets
Z Corp 700 handheld laser scanner
Microscribe G2X digitizer
Wacom Cintiq 21ux interactive pen display
HP T1100ps 44″ DesignJet Printer
30% 2 Written exams
20% 2 Modeling exams
20% Design project
16% Lab assignments (modeling, sketching)
14% Miscellaneous (sketch portfolio, quizzes, assignments)
- To develop spatial visualization and reasoning skills.
- To gain familiarity with the standards and conventions of engineering design graphics.
- To use geometric modeling software (e.g., parametric) as a design and visualization tool. Emphasis placed upon learning general modeling concepts and techniques.
- To gain exposure to digital simulation and prototyping tools commonly used in product design.
- To develop sketching skills using pencil and paper, and digital tablets.
- To introduce engineering design methodology, and to demonstrate the role of graphics in the engineering design process.
- To provide insight into the product design process, in particular as it relates to the architecture and functionality of the product.