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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

GRID 614 - Materials and Processes Seminar

A writing-intensive course introducing the student to the nature of materials used in industrial products and the various processes by which they are formed. Films, lectures, and field trips familiarize students with wood, metal, and plastic materials as well as processes such as injection molding, laser cutting, and stereolithography. Emphasis is placed on the study of material characteristics and the appropriate use of forming methods. Introduction to technical information, specification writing, and professional communications. Meets with IDES 232. In order to receive graduate credit, graduate students are expected to exceed undergraduate course expectations by applying the skills and competencies outlined in the syllabus to graduate- level concepts that typically relate to their major program of study. In this regard, graduate students taking this graduate elective are required to meet with the instructor prior to the start of class to determine and outline the nature of the requirements to be met. Formerly ID 614

Prerequisites & Notes
Open to graduate students in the College of Art and Design only. May be taken twice for credit.

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs