Mar 23, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDES 232 - Materials & Processes Seminar

3 credits
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. Graduate students may register for this course under GRID 614.

Prerequisites Completion of Foundation

Open to Industrial Design majors only.