Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Diploma
Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Program Overview

Note: Prior to July 1, 2020, this program was called CAD/CAM Engineering Technology.

Imagine you could redesign anything to fit a specific need—make it smaller, bigger or stronger.  Now imagine if you could actually “print” a 3D prototype?  As a design and manufacturing engineering technologist, you’ll help turn great ideas into practical plans.

It’s a career that applies science to mechanical design, so it helps to have an analytical mind and good math skills. You’ll be involved in everything from design and drafting, to fabrication, 3D printing and prototype development.

The Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program is a two-year diploma offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. Develop the knowledge and skills you need to put computer and engineering principles to work. You’ll learn to create, modify and refine proposed parts interactively, then view emerging designs on a display terminal where you can magnify, rotate, copy, stretch and manipulate it. You’ll learn to create instructions for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines to automatically produce finished parts.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's experienced instructors and leading-edge lab equipment provide an exceptional hands-on learning experience. The emphasis on lab work includes instruction in:

  • Design and manufacturing related engineering disciplines
  • Design and manufacturing related hardware, software and computer networking
  • operating machine tools (including CNC)
  • quality assurance, concurrent engineering
  • rapid prototyping

Diploma to Degree

Use your diploma to ladder into a science degree at Athabasca University in Alberta, an engineering degree at Lakehead University in Ontario or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario.

Career and Salary Information

Your Career

Saskatchewan Polytechnic prepares you to work in both traditional and computer-aided engineering fields.

The manufacturing field is a big employer. You could work in engineering design, drafting, quality control, and programming and operating CNC machines. Consulting engineering firms hire grads to work in design and drafting, while research and design firms employ grads in product design, prototype development, solid modeling and advanced stress analysis.

Length and Start Date

Start Date(s): August

Length:

80 weeks (Year 1 - 40 weeks; Year 2 - 40 weeks)


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Locations

  • Saskatoon

Admissions

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 with a minimum of 60% in Pre-Calculus 30* and in Physics 30
  • Effective beginning Fall 2021: Grade 12 with a minimum of 65% in Pre-Calculus 30* and a minimum of 70% in Physics 30
  • English Language Requirement

 

*Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted: 

  • Minimum of 60% in Math B30 and C30
  • Effective beginning Fall 2021: Minimum of 65% in Math B30 and C30

Special Admission

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment. Interested individuals should still apply. Applicants are automatically considered for special admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met. Refer to the ACCUPLACER© cut scores for this program below, and review additional details concerning Special Admission.

ACCUPLACER©

  • 250 Arithmetic
  • 240 Advanced Algebra and Functions
  • 256 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics
  • 250 Reading
  • 245 Writing

Admission Method

First Qualified/First Admitted

The First Qualified/First Admitted (FQFA) process is used for the majority of Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs. When we determine that you meet the program's admission requirements, you will be offered admission based on the date you fully qualify for the program. The earlier you provide the appropriate documents and information that qualify you for admission to the next intake, the earlier you might begin your studies. Your application, once qualified, is always considered for the next intake. 

Applicants to programs with multiple intakes in an academic year remain in the application pool until the last intake for that academic year has begun. Programs using the FQFA process receive applications year round and maintain an application pool for each academic year. Qualified applicants who are not offered a seat must reapply for the next academic year. 

Sponsored programs or programs targeted to specific groups do not accept applications year round or maintain an application pool.

See Admission Processes for more information about this method of admission.

Tuition and Fees

Estimates are based on current rates and are subject to change. Amounts for a program may vary by campus. Totals shown here include all mandatory fees as well as approximate cost for books and supplies. Visit the Tuition and Fees web page for a complete breakdown of tuition and fees for this program.

 

2020/21 Academic Year

Year 1 - $8,570
Year 2 (CAD/CAM) - $9,225

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Year 1 - Semester 1

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 101
CAD Drafting
3
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You will focus on the concepts of computer-assisted drafting (CAD). Extensive hands-on training and lecture sessions will provide the knowledge you need to produce industrial standard CAD drawings, use 2D drafting and draw from 3D models. You will follow standard conventions while improving your skill and efficiency in using a CAD system.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): CAD 181
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
COMP 113
Spreadsheets for Engineering Technology
3
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You will gain an intermediate knowledge of electronic spreadsheets. You will determine when to use a spreadsheet and when to use a database.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory
DRFT 290
Basic Drafting
4
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You will apply the basic theory and skills needed to generate graphic representation of an idea, concept or entity. You will apply descriptive geometry and its applications to develop orthographic drawings, dimensioning and pictorial drafting. You will construct auxiliary views and sectional views.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Equivalent Course(s): DRFT 174, DRFT 181, GRPH 190
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
ELTR 287
Information Technology (IT) Essentials
4
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You will examine computer components, system integration, operating systems, and basic networking and security. You will assemble components and install an operating system to create a working computer system. You will troubleshoot failed computer systems. You will select components to build a computer system for specific user requirements. You will examine preventative maintenance techniques, printers, mobile devices, cloud and virtualization.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Equivalent Course(s): COHS 190
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
ENGM 191
Applied Mechanics: Statics
4
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You will study how to use basic algebra and trigonometry to determine the forces in stationary machine and equipment members. The course content includes force systems, center of gravity, static friction and moment of inertia, and the application of these principles to engineering problems.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Corequisites(s):
Equivalent Course(s): ENGM 190, ENGM 191CE, MECA 120
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MAT 110
Mathematics for Engineering Technologies
4
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You will gain foundational knowledge of mathematical topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study formula manipulations, factoring of algebraic expressions, geometry and trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, and functions and their graphs. This course is intended to build problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to prepare you for studies in calculus.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 101, MAT 110CE, MATH 182, MATH 193
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
MTRX 100
Introduction to Mechatronics
2
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You will build the mechanical portion of a predefined mechatronics project. You will produce predefined parts using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and additive manufacturing equipment. You will assemble the interconnection to the predefined electronic control system. You will install the predefined project control software in a programming development environment.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
SEM 101
Technology Seminars
1
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Your orientation will include discussions regarding the role of technicians/technologists in the workplace and society. You will study time management skills, diversity in the workplace, principles of sustainability and safety requirements.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Equivalent Course(s): ENGM 181, ETHC 183, ORTN 120, SEM 104
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Year 1 - Semester 2

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 104
Parametric Part Modelling
2
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You will produce part drawings using three-dimensional (3-D) Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). You will study solid model construction methods.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 101, DRFT 290
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
ENGM 101
Strength of Materials
4
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You will study the relationship between the external applied loads and the induced internal stresses in various structural members. You will also learn design and analysis techniques of axially loaded members, and beams. You will learn design and analysis techniques for torsionally loaded members, columns and pressure vessels. You will consider the impact of multiple loading situations on the stress of structural members.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): ENGM 191
Corequisites(s): ENGM 180
Equivalent Course(s): ENG 192, ENGM 289
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory
ENGM 180
Materials of Engineering
4
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You will develop a practical understanding of the fundamental structure, properties, and supplied forms of common engineering materials. The course content will assist you in the evaluation and selection of materials suitable for given design requirements. You will focus on iron and iron alloys (steels), complimented with examination of other metals / alloys (aluminum, copper, etc.), ceramics, polymers, composite and hybrid materials. You will also include areas and applications such as material corrosion, as well as non-destructive examination and material testing.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): ENGM 191
Corequisites(s): ENGM 101
Equivalent Course(s): ENG 191, ENGM 288
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MAT 111
Calculus for Engineering Technologies
4
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You will gain knowledge of calculus topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study derivatives, integrals and differential equations, and their applications. This course is intended to further build problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to demonstrate the importance of calculus in engineering practices.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): MAT 110
Equivalent Course(s): CALC 181, CALC 190, MAT 111CE, MAT 246
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
MTRX 101
Mechatronics 2-Programming
4
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You will develop fundamental programming skills including creating algorithms and developing structured programs. You will construct modular programs, develop conditional and decision structures and develop loop structures. You will create programs to integrate mechanical and electronic systems.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): COMP 113, MTRX 100
Corequisites(s): MTRX 102
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MTRX 102
Mechatronics 3-Electronics
4
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You will be introduced to the fundamentals of Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) measurement and circuitry including Ohm’s Law, power, series and parallel circuits. You will study the fundamentals of data acquisition, sensors, and stepper motor drives.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Corequisites(s): MTRX 101
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
TCOM 110
Workplace Communication
1
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You will examine the employability skills required in the workplace. You will discuss the communication process, and practice effective interpersonal communication techniques. You will use workplace writing and job search skills.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Equivalent Course(s): TCOM 102
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
THER 101
Thermo-Fluid Fundamentals
2
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You will study typical primary thermal-fluid systems and their associated mechanical components. You will study media properties, pressure, energy, efficiency and performance. You will assess the implication of energy transfer or specific systems configuration and design as seen through developed pressure, volume, force or temperature changes. You will examine devices such as motors, engines and measuring devices.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Year 1 - Semester 3

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 105
Advanced Drafting and Assembly Modelling
2
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You will create customized part and assembly drawings. You will create customized annotation in drawings. You will create assembly models and verify that they operate properly. You will create assemblies with proper tolerances and fits. You will use software tools to create advanced parts.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 104
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
DSGN 280
Mechanical Design 1
3
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You will learn the techniques of design, analysis and selecting various machine components including belt and chain drive components, wire rope, springs, fasteners, bolted connections, welded joints and combined stresses. You will learn traditional design methods and then use computer solutions extensively to augment the design process.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): COMP 113, ENGM 101
Corequisites(s): CADD 105, SHOP 186
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MACH 191
Machine Shop Technology
2
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You will gain an understanding of machine shop principles and practices. This course will serve as a foundation for further studies in manufacturing. In addition to lectures and demonstrations, you will receive extensive hands-on experience.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Corequisites(s):
Equivalent Course(s): MACH 120
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MANU 100
Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
1
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You will be introduced to the methods of using G and M codes to create a 2-axis program of instructions that will manufacture a part of a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill, waterjet and plasma cutter. You will gain hands-on experience using industrial CNC equipment and modern controllers. You will set up raw stock with different machine set-ups and machine metal parts.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Prerequisites(s): MTRX 101
Equivalent Course(s): CAD 287
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
SHOP 186
Mechanical Components and Systems Lab
2
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You will focus on the application and operation of the components and systems rather than their use in the design process. You will work with and disassemble or assemble some of the components (others will be demonstrated for you). Some of the items you will investigate include bearings, shafts, chain belt and gear drives, hydraulic pumps, motors and cylinders, pneumatic systems, conveyors, and pneumatic and hydraulic flow and pressure control valves.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
TCOM 111
Technical Communication
2
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You will use research skills to find technical information and cite it correctly using Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards and third person. You will discuss technical report purposes and formats, write short technical reports and present technical information, to prepare you for your engineering courses that require technical reports.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Equivalent Course(s): TCOM 103
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
WELD 387
Welding for Technologists
2
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You will observe and perform welding, thermal cutting and metal forming operations. You will develop an understanding of processes rather than skill. Supervised hands-on training will help you develop an understanding of Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxy-Fuel Welding and Submerged Arc Welding. Your metal cutting activities will include Oxy-fuel Cutting and Plasma Arc Cutting. You will perform metal forming activities on a plate roll, press brake and structural roll.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Corequisites(s):
Equivalent Course(s): WELD 102
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning

Year 2 - Semester 4

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 200
Assembly Modeling and Project
3
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You will create assigned assembly models and a student selected project and then learn the various ways to document assembly/disassembly procedures. You will apply Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances to the project you have selected. You will produce a set of drawings that would allow for the building of this project. You will produce an animation of the project.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 104, CAD 105
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
CAD 287
Computer Aided Manufacturing 1
4
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You will focus on the methods of using computers to help create a code of instructions to manufacture a part on a Computer Numerical Machine (CNC). You will study G and M codes. You will solve practical manufacturing problems using traditional CNC techniques. You will gain hands-on experience using industrial CNC equipment and modern controllers. You will also set up raw stock and configure tooling with different machine set-ups, configurations and machine metal parts.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): MANU 100, MACH 191
Corequisites(s):
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
ENGM 193
Applied Mechanics - Dynamics
4
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You will focus on kinematics and kinetics. In kinematics, you will analyze the geometry of rectilinear, circular and general plane motions. In kinetics, you will analyze the forces and movements associated with motion using Newton’s laws, the work-energy-power method, and the impulse-momentum method. You will learn how to solve engineering problems involving motion only and the forces causing that motion. You will analyze machine element linkages and vibrations using manual methods and computer software.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): ENGM 191
Equivalent Course(s): ENGM 290
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MANU 201
Additive Manufacturing Engineering
2
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You will explore the alternative methods of additive manufacturing. You will build three-dimensional (3-D) models and prepare the design for ease of creation with 3-D print. You will change or orient models to maximize the engineering properties of the finished print. You will examine the assembly of 3-D printed parts. You will produce consumer ready parts by post processing the 3-D prints.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 104, ENGM 101
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MANU 290
Manufacturing 1 - Metals
4
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You will study the merits and limitations of the manufacturing and fabrication industry. You will study the use of engineering principles to solve manufacturing and fabrication problems. You will tour various manufacturing operations to gain a broad view of the different types of manufacturing.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): ENGM 101, ENGM 180, MACH 191, WELD 387
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MTRX 200
Manufacturing Networking Systems
4
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You will study background theory of networking fundamentals and the basics of managing engineering documentation. You will examine Ethernet technology in relation to its use in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). You will learn the requirements to manage a system of computers in an engineering and manufacturing environment.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): ELTR 287, MTRX 101
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MTRX 201
Production Management and Mechatronics Project
2
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You will learn the concepts involved in growing a manufacturing-based company from a small business to a large operation. You will study facility analysis, ordering processes, and dealing with suppliers.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 105, MACH 191, MTRX 101, MTRX 102, WELD 387
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
THER 200
Thermo-Fluid Systems 2
2
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You will study flowing fluids and typical flow thermal-fluid systems. You will analyze piping systems and evaluate their associated components and equipment. You will compare heat engines and refrigeration performance. You will study concepts and devices in hydraulics and pneumatics.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Year 2 - Semester 5

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 288
Computer Aided Manufacturing 2
4
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You will learn how to generate Computer Numerical Control (CNC) codes to operate machine tools. You will study methods of creating and importing geometry as wire frame, freeform surfaces or solids. You will use the Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software to create CNC codes to cut the part.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 287
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
DSGN 207
Engineering Research and Technical Proposal
3
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You will develop a technical proposal and apply advanced research skills to a technical problem. You will use the technical problem-solving process in an applied research project and present your research findings in a written report and an oral presentation.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): DRFT 290, SEM 101, THER 101, ENGM 180, ENGM 101, MANU 100, CAD 105, CAD 287, DSGN 280, ENGM 193, MTRX 200, THER 200, MANU 201, MTRX 201, MANU 290
Corequisites(s): CAD 288, DSGN 282, ENG 291, ENG 292, MANU 202, MANU 203, MANU 291, PROJ 287
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
DSGN 282
Mechanical Design 2
4
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You will learn the techniques of design, analysis and selecting various machine components. You will study bearings, shafts, springs, couplings, gears, clutches, brakes and cams. You will examine traditional design methods and then use computer solutions extensively to augment the design process.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): DSGN 280
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
ENG 291
Concurrent Engineering 1
2
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You will create a design from concept to a finished product. As part of the engineering design process, you will integrate a business case, evaluate design concepts, and develop product specifications for your target market. You will concurrently evaluate and refine the design, produce design documentation, and perform design for manufacturing and assembly of the product.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): MTRX 101, MTRX 102, MANU 290, MANU 201
Corequisites(s): DSGN 282, MANU 202, PROJ 287
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
ENG 292
Finite Element Modeling
3
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You will use Finite Element Method (FEM) software to apply several programs to the solution of typical analysis problems. You will examine the power and limitations of FEM by comparing computer-produced results with experimentally derived data and alternative classical methods of stress analysis.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 105, ENGM 101, ENGM 180, COMP 113
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online
MANU 202
Manufacturing 2-Plastics
2
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You will learn different processes for the manufacture of plastics. You will learn the preferred method of post processing once a product is made. You will select the best process for types of products.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 287, ENGM 101, MANU 201, MANU 290
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online
MANU 203
Quality Assurance
3
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You will study quality assurance in a manufacturing environment. You will use statistical sampling and analysis tools used to achieve and verify quality goals.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MAT 111, MANU 290
Equivalent Course(s): MANU 293
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MANU 291
Advanced Manufacturing
2
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You will develop an understanding of flexible automation using robotics. You will discuss the technology, observe videos of several industrial applications and attend industry tours to observe robotic systems in industry. You will learn how to program an industrial robot to perform various tasks. To gain an overall understanding of robotics, you will investigate end-of-arm tooling, parts presentation and cost justification. You will receive an introduction to other related technology including machine vision systems, industrial sensors, and data acquisition and control.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): WELD 387, CAD 105, MTRX 101, MTRX 102
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
PROJ 287
Project Management
2
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You will be introduced to project management. You will examine the basic theory of project planning and control, from project initiation to project close out. You will apply research techniques and various tools to practice project management theory in a variety of projects. You will practice skills using project management software.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Equivalent Course(s): MGMT 222
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning

Year 2 - Semester 6

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CAD 298
Engineering Seminars
2
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You will investigate advanced features of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software used in the program and in local industry. You will attend presentation with local users that will share their product expertise. You will be introduced to incremental upgrades to software. You will receive an introduction to other relevant software.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CAD 105
Equivalent Course(s): CAD 286
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
CLTR 200
Culture and Diversity
2
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Your studies will focus on the many dimensions of culture and approaches to promoting inclusion and innovation. You will explore culture in Canadian society as it pertains to Indigenous and immigrant populations. You will also examine the correlation between culture and diversity.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online
DSGN 208
Concurrent Engineering 2
1
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You will fabricate a product prototype that was designed in the Concurrent Engineering course. You will complete an engineering report, and prepare and present a final oral presentation of your project.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Equivalent Course(s): ENG 291
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
DSGN 283
Mechanical Design Project
3
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You will learn how to develop and evaluate several components in the design of a machine. You will select and integrate bearings, shafts, springs, couplings, gears, clutches, brakes and cams into a comprehensive project.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): DSGN 282
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MANU 204
Advanced Manufacturing Project
1
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You will integrate the knowledge from the Advanced Manufacturing course into a design project where a fabricated metal part will be produced. Your project will include part layout for laser cutting, design and fabrication of jigs, robot programming, costing and weld jobs.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Equivalent Course(s): MANU 291
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
PROJ 218
Capstone Project
4
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You will focus on the application of basic knowledge in the design of "real life" engineering problems from local industries. Based on your knowledge of several previous and concurrent courses, you will learn how to select and define a technical project, find design solutions for the problem and then, prepare and present your technical solutions to the industrial client.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): Year 1 - Semester 1, Year 1 - Semester 2, Year 1 - Semester 3, Year 2 - Semester 4, Year 2 - Semester 5, CAD 298(concurrent), CLTR 200(concurrent), DSGN 208(concurrent), DSGN 283(concurrent), MANU 204(concurrent)
Equivalent Course(s): CAD 285
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online

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