Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

MET 3331 Tool Design

Prerequisites: MET 2322, ENGR 3131


Jigs and fixtures for production machining processes are covered. Specific subjects include methods of gauging work pieces, ease and simplicity of operation, assembly methods, capital evaluation, techniques for locating and holding work pieces, time studies, tool steels, bending allowances, and reverse engineering techniques. The course is design project oriented. Projects include calculations of tooling forces and costs as well as complete production drawings of the tool design.

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