This course shows participants realities of implementing the digital thread – the backbone of the digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) transformation – and the opportunities it affords to make significant changes during the design process of any product. It is the second of two courses that focuses on the "digital thread" (the first being Digital Thread: Components w/link to page). This is the third of nine courses in the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology series that explores the many facets of manufacturing’s “Fourth Revolution,” commonly known as Industry 4.0.
This online course is available on the Coursera platform.
Course Duration: Approximately 5 weeks (2.5-5 hours of effort per week)
Anyone interested in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing, from high school graduates exploring careers to operations managers and business owners hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies