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Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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The State University of New York

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Strategic issues in implementing the digital thread

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
A Business Case for the Digital Thread5m
Transitioning to the Digital Thread7m
Challenges and Benefits of Implementing the Digital Thread9m
4 readings
Acknowledgements10m
Resources: A Business Case for the Digital Thread10m
Resources: Transitioning to the Digital Thread10m
Resources: Implementation of the Digital Thread10m
4 practice exercises
Self-check30m
Self- check30m
Self-check30m
Digital Thread: Implementation- Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Cyberinfrastructure Components of the Digital Thread

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Computing Resources9m
Virtualization4m
Resources for Cloud-based Computing6m
2 readings
Resources: Cyberinfrastructure15m
Resources: Resources for Cloud Based Computing20m
5 practice exercises
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-Quiz30m
Digital Thread: Implementation- Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Technologies used in the Design Process

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Finite Element Analysis4m
Computational Fluid Dynamics4m
Mold Design3m
Verification and Validation4m
4 readings
Resources: Computer Aided Drawing - CAD5m
Resources: Finite Element Analysis - FEA15m
Resources: Mold Design20m
Resources: Verification and Validation2m
6 practice exercises
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Digital Thread: Implementation- Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Digital Thread on the Shop Floor

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Additive Manufacturing7m
Digital Work Instructions5m
Digital Documents and Records6m
Digital Metrology Approaches4m
4 readings
Resources: 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing25m
Resources: Digital Work Instructions20m
Resources: Digital Drawings and Revision Control3m
Resources: Digital Metrology Approaches15m
6 practice exercises
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Self-check30m
Digital Thread: Implementation- Week 4 Quiz30m

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