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CAD Department


Class and Catalyst Resource Center

Catalyst  - "access to class material"

In Fall 2015 the "CAD" program will transform and be known as the Design and Manufacturing Technology Department "DMT"; encapsulating high end CAD design, CAM,  CNC & Manufacturing Technology.

CDI Program planning student worksheet


Excel version of planning worksheet


SME Chapter 98


SME Design and Manufacturing Group S364 @ De Anza college. Linked In Group

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Incomplete Contract Form Info.



DMT Dept. (formaly CDI) is part of Business/Computer Systems Division


SME Design and Manufacturing Club S364 @ De Anza college. Linked In Group

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 SME Design and Manufacturing Club S364 @ De Anza college


De Anza College Design and Manufacturing Group

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Silicon Valley Jobs


Job Search Guide - Improve Your Interview Skills




What is parametric, feature-based modeling?  - Wikipedia



Engineering Graphics and Design: With Graphical Analysis  

By Louis Gary Lamit



CDI CAD Program Counseling

   * Contact Gary Lamit for program counseling lamitgary@fhda.edu

  * Contact General Counseling for general education, and degree or certificate processing appointment 

408 864 5400


Parametric Design - Chapter 5 from: Engineering Graphics and Design by Gary Lamit


CAD computers ideas

JourneyEd.com - Academic Software Discounts!


                     - Pro/Engineer Resources:     

Register for your Free Copy of Pro/ENGINEER Schools Edition

PTC Pro/Engineer main page

PTC Corporate Videos

Pro/ENGINEER Student Edition eLearning Librar

PTC- Pro/ENGINEER and Creo Parametric hiring database talent.ptc.com


                    - SolidWorks Resources:

SolidWorks Student Edition Software

SolidWorks Educational Recourses

SolidWorks 1 Min. Tip

SolidWorks User Groups

Tutorial Videos + GoEngineer YouTube Videos

A good external SolidWorks Blog

SolidWorks certifications :

  • CSWPCertified SolidWorks Professional
  • CSWA Certified SolidWorks Associate



                   - Other Resources:  

The Best Technology Schools

Stanford University: Center for Professional Development

San Jose State - Packaging Degree

San Jose State - Industrial Design Degree

American Design Drafting Association "ADDA
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(CDI) CAD @ De Anza

Building: E35
Contact: Max J. Gilleland


Last Updated: 2/2/16