DMT 55
Survey of Design and Manufacturing Processes/Modern Fabrication

Course Description

This survey course is designed to introduce students to both design, manufacturing and modern fabrication, by means of demonstrations, with the following areas of emphasis: manufacturing processes, equipment and systems, design for manufacturing, measurement tools, blueprint reading, rapid prototyping (3D printers), CNC machine set-up, CNC machine programming (lathe and mill), CAD/CAM and quality control using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). This hands on, team based course is designed to provide students with instruction and skills through applied real world experience to enable insight as to how products are designed and fabricated. Students will be able to identify the terminology of each area, examine each technique and skill requirement, and gain a fundamental understanding of diverse industry processes.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27127 DMT 55 01 ·T·R··· 02:30 PM-04:20 PM Kara Krone E24

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-09-25 to 2023-12-15.
DMT-053.-01: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. See call 408.864.8283 or email or for more info.

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D261. and ESL D265., or ESL D461. and ESL D465., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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