Course Catalog

Design of Jigs, Fixtures (EDPT 1010)

Offered By:  Engineering and Materials Science Faculty

Course Prerequisites


Purpose and advantages of jigs and fixtures, Principles of location, types of locators, principles and types of clamping, clamping forces. Design procedure of drilling and indexing jigs, indexing table, milling, turning, assembly fixtures, single and multiple piece fixtures, welding fixtures, constructional design for function, loading and rigidity, requirements for dimensional accuracy, manufacturing of jigs and fixtures, economy of jigs and fixtures, methods of tool design, gauges and gauge design