Rationale for the motion to

drop ME304 (Dynamics of Machinery) and add ME317 (Design for Manufacturing) as required courses in the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum

 

Primary motivation:

The incremental gain from adding ME317 is greater than the incremental loss from dropping ME304. 

 

What do the students lose:

 

What do the students gain:

 

Why the ME department thinks that this is a good trade: