ENGS 146: Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering Design

Offered

15S: 2A
Diamond

16S: 2A
Diamond

Prerequisites

ENGS 76

An investigation of techniques useful in the mechanical design process. Topics include computer graphics, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided (finite element) analysis, and the influence of manufacturing methods on the design process. Project work will be emphasized. Enrollment is limited to 24 students.

Image Gallery

Diwheel Car Race
Diwheel Car Race
Diwheel Car Race
Diwheel Car Race
Diwheel Car Race
Diwheel Car Race
Wobble Car Race
Wobble Car Race
Wobble Car Race
Twist Cars Race
Twist Cars Race
Wiggle/Twist Plasma Car
Hovercraft
Presentation
Presentation

Videos

Diwheel Car Race 2014: Students designed, built, and then raced diwheel cars in a competition for ENGS 146.

Diwheel Car Race 2013: Students designed, built, and then raced diwheel cars in a competition for ENGS 146.

Wiggle Car Race 2012: Dartmouth engineers in ENGS 146 created, built, and relay-raced Wiggle Cars around the halls of Thayer School.

Wobble Car Race 2011: Students in ENGS 146 create, construct, and race wobble cars on campus.

Twist Car Race 2010: Students designed, built, and tested twist cars for their Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering Design class and then raced relay style around the halls of Thayer.

Twist Car Race 2009: Students designed, built, and tested twist cars for their Computer-Aided Mechanical Design class. Watch as they wiggle around the halls of Thayer School.

Hovercraft: The Thayer School of Engineering students who won the 2008 Engineering Sciences 146 Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering Design prize present their project.

Robot Kangaroo: David Manegold designed and constructed this robot for ENGS 146 with Professor Laura Ray.