Computer-Aided Design (CAD) (MNG212)

Course description

Overview of computer aided design and manufacturing. Computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) components, hardware and software. Concept of CAD: three-dimensional (3D) modeling, virtual modeling, integrated quality control. Interface between CAM and CAD. Fundamentals of CAM. Computer aided engineering.

Course aim

Implementation of modern 3D systems for geometric form generation, construction parameters analysis and preparation of computer aided manufacturing.

Learning outcomes

  • Acquired knowledge of technological sciences about design and analysis of mechanism.
  • Acquired knowledge about computer aided design of machines.
  • Theoretically able to investigate and assess design peculiarities and properties according their specific working conditions.
  • Able to plan and carry out engineering analysis using SolidWorks software: to apply one`s knowledge and understanding for the formulation and analysis of mechanical engineering problems, ability to critically evaluate and present the obtained results.
  • Able to use software intended to for the design of new machines (for example SolidWorks).
  • Able to design and analyze of machine and mechanism systems using CAD/CAM and (or) other special software, to analyze the production process and select the necessary equipment, to carry out engineering calculations of mechanical systems.