Product Lifecycle Management Methods
An understanding of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) methods and techniques for enabling distributed teams to collaborate on a shared design.
An understanding of the underlying mathematics of topology optimization, its CAx methods, and the role topology optimization plays in conceptual, preliminary and detail product design.
Curves, Surfaces, and Solids
An understanding of the mathematics of curves, surfaces and solids, and a mastery of both surface and solid modeling techniques found in a modern commercial CAD package.
The ability to create robust parametric CAD models of mechanical components and assemblies.
Mass Properties, FEA, CFD, Animation, and Motion Analysis
An understanding of the underlying mathematics of Mass Properties, FEA, CFD, animation and motion analysis; their CAx methods, and the role these methods and applications play in preliminary and detail component and assembly design.
Preparing CAD Models for Rapid Prototyping
An understanding of the process for preparing CAD models for Rapid Prototyping.
Team Based Design Engineering
Experience practicing team based design engineering.
Understanding Global Competencies
An understanding of the following global competencies:
a. Experience working in or directing a team of ethnic and cultural diversity.
b. Understand cultural influences on product design, manufacture and use.
c. Understand how cultural differences affect how engineering tasks are performed.