ME170 - Computer Aided Design - Class Website

~ Fall 2017 ~

Lectures in 1320 DCL
Tues/Thurs 8am-8:50am

Lab sections in Room 1009 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (MEL)

*** Lab Sections do not meet until week 2 (i.e. week starting Tuesday September 5th, 2017)) ***

Lab open hours are:
8am-midnight Mon-Thurs
8am-10pm Friday
10am-10pm Saturdays
10am-midnight Sundays

Here is a map showing the location of the building: Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
If you enter MEL from the John Bardeen Quad (west entrance), turn left down first corridor,
1009 is the first room on the left.


Class Notes and Handouts

Class TextBook (available from most campus bookstores)
"Creo Parametric 3.0 Basic Design", by Steven G. Smith, published by Cadquest inc.

Syllabus, Schedule, and Class Notes/Presentations:
ME170 Course Syllabus
ME170 Class Schedule
Introduction to ME170
MechSE Design Process
Introduction to Design For Manufacture (DFM)
Ideation - Project Case Studies
Concept Selection
Product Design Specification
ME199 Automotive DesignBuildCompete Projects
Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of an Engineer
Engineering_Drawing_Notes-PartA
Engineering Drawing Notes - Part B - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)


Lab Assignments

Lab Assignment #1 - Introduction to Creo
ME170_Base.zip - CAD files used in this assignment

Lab Assignment #2: Intro to Creo Part Modeling

Lab Assignment #3 - Introduction to Hand Sketching

Lab Assignment #4 - More Creo & 3D Printer Training

Lab Assignment #5 - Blend and Sweep Features

Lab Assignment #6 - Creative Part Modeling
(Help with Helical Sweeps - for the threads in Plastic End Cap)

Lab Assignment #7 - Patterns & Model Modifications

Lab Assignment #8 - Detail Drawings
DrawingTips
Parameter Changes - config
Parameter Changes - 170dwgconfig

Lab Assignment #9 - Assembly Modeling and Drawing
BOM Help

Lab Assignment #10 - Mechanism Analysis and Animation
Lab10.zip - CAD files used in this assignment
Animation Help/Guide

END OF LABS!


Lecture Class Assignments

Lecture Class Assignment #1 - Toaster DFM case study
Lecture Class Assignment1 - part files.zip

Lecture Class Assignment #2 - 3D Spatial Assessment

Lecture Class Assignment #3 - In-class sketching exercises with Prof. Bullock
Appendix - Cube Form

Lecture Class Assignment #4 - Design Case Studies

Lecture Class Assignment #5 - Ideation: Initial Sketches

Lecture Class Assignment #6 - PDS & Concept Selection

Lecture Class Assignment #7 - Engineering Drawings 1

Lecture Class Assignment #8 - Engineering Drawings 2

Lecture Class Assignment #9 - Engineering Drawings 3

Lecture Class Assignment #10 - Tolerances

Lecture Class Assignment #11 - Limits and Fits

Lecture Class Assignment #12 - Axial Tolerances, fits and limits

Lecture Class Assignment #xx - aPriori Analysis of Bracket - 0/low grade swap


Grades

Grades - Lab Section AB1
Grades - Lab Section AB2
Grades - Lab Section AB3
Grades - Lab Section AB4
Grades - Lab Section AB5
Grades - Lab Section AB6
Grades - Lab Section AB7

Term Design Project

Term Design Project - Summary

Design Project Teams - Fall 2017

Term Design Project - Details
Grading Template - Presentation
Grading Template - Written Report
Excel template - Manufacturing BOM for aPriori Cost Analysis


Office Hours and Contact Information

Mike Philpott
Office Hours: 1pm-2pm Mondays, 9am-10am Thurs (or by arrangement)
Office: 3007 MEL
Email: mphilpot@uiuc.edu

Gabriel Haberfeld,
Office Hours: 5pm-6pm Mondays and Thursdays(or by arrangement)
Office: 1009 MEL
Email: gbh2@illinois.edu

Joel Schwallier
Office Hours: 9am-11am Thursdays (or by arrangement)
Office: 1009 MEL
Email: joels2@illinois.edu

Felipe Fernandez Ayala
Office Hours: 2pm-4pm Fridays(or by arrangement)
Office: 1009 MEL
Email: Lfferna2@illinois.edu

Other Resources

PTC/ProEngineer/Creo CAD software (free student copy - Windows only):
Creo Parametric 3.0 (aka. ProEngineer)
There is no requirement to download this software as it is available in the EWS labs

Using Citrix for remote access: Link to Citrix Service information
You can log into your EWS account, access your lab EWS files, and run Creo Parametric 3.0 remotely using this service
Supports Windows, Mac OSX, EWS Linux, Android and iOS

For further information on EWS workstations:
EWS Manual

For news on Pro/Engineer and its latest release ProE/Creo:
Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC)

For news on Professor Philpott's CAD-integrated Design-to-Cost software:
aPriori Technologies inc.
'aPriori' Software available in the EWS labs - under 'Start', or use search
aPrioriUserGuide2014.pdf