Mechanical Design 2: “3D Printing and 3D Design w/CATIA (v.5) II”

Course Number: 617300CD

Possible Honors Option or College Prep

Description: The 3D Printing and Design II course at R2i2 will advance student competency in the use and application of CATIA: a multi-platform computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)/computer-aided engineering (CAE) software suite. The second level of this course will continue the competencies needed to gain professional certification as a CATIA v5 Part Design Associate. Students will also begin training for the CATIA v5 Assembly Design Associate exam and potentially earn the title of CATIA v5 Mechanical Design Specialist. Students will be introduced to new forms of manufacturing equipment and procedures and will manufacture and assemble prosthetic devices in cooperation with the eNABLE Project.

Number of Credits: 1

Certifications: CATIA v5 Part Design Associate, CATIA v5 Assembly Design Associate, SolidWorks Additive Manufacturing Certification

Potential Careers*: Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Architect, Drafter, Industrial Designer, Machinist, Tool and Die Maker, Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician, Aerospace Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician, Cartographer, Photogrammetrist, Civil Engineer, Computer Hardware Engineer, Industrial Engineering Technician,Industrial Engineer, Landscape Architect, Marine Engineers and Naval Architect, Materials Engineer

Salary Range: $45,000 – $117,000

3D Printing and Design students have participated in:

  1. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition, competing at the State and National level
  2. Lemelson/ MIT Inventeams participants
  3. Edison Awards participant – student created a protective shirt that helps protect medical
    devices in people’s bodies.
    4. Paid-Internship with Spirax/Sarco, a multi-national Engineering firm in SC

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