Building the foundation for a PLM centered engineering graphics curriculum

David S. Kelley, Craig L. Miller

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With curriculum areas in Animation, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Construction Graphics, and Multimedia, the Department of Computer Graphics Technology at Purdue University is known for its excellence in the application of technologies associated with computer graphics. This paper describes curriculum development efforts within the CAD area of study. The Computer-Aided Design area's mission is to produce individuals that can apply computer graphics technologies to mechanical design and manufacturing processes. Its curriculum is focused on the utilization of graphical based applications within manufacturing and engineering processes. Topics covered within this paper include departmental background information, the CAD area's core knowledge base, curriculum enhancements, and the development of a minor in CAD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-11
Number of pages6
JournalEngineering Design Graphics Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2003
Externally publishedYes


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