Rapid Prototyping Project For Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program

Andrzej A. Markowski, Harry Petersen
2000 Annual Conference Proceedings   unpublished
Development, presentation and evaluation of a Rapid Prototyping class for Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) students at Minnesota State University, Mankato is presented. The two credit (400/500 level) class has been designed as an open-ended one-semester project in which students work in small groups following the typical stages of product developmentdesigning, prototyping and manufacturing -in one continuous project. Students are required to apply in practice what they have learned
more » ... m other classes. CAD, Manufacturing, Automation and Management classes are prerequisites. In-class instruction is limited. Students will often independently follow class guidelines but must meet the all milestones of the project. One goal is to train students to approach and solve problems on their own, with guidance from an instructor as needed.
doi:10.18260/1-2--8654 fatcat:5aodey55izc75dt6kt5sbr7goe