Computer Aided Design

Language of Instruction:Czech
Completion:classified credit
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantor:Kuchyňková Hana, doc. Dr. Ing., UVEE
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Power Electrical and Electronic Engineeering FEEC BUT
Learning objectives:
  The aims are: mastering electric machines and apparatus design with the use of AutoCAD, formulation of new functions and intelligent use of other programs for animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX).
  Introduction to the CAD/CAM problems. Technical facilities of systems, program tools. Standardization in CAD. Development and design using computer technology. Realization CAD in the area of electric machines and apparatus development. Methods of CAD implementation to the practice. Computer support effectiveness. Practical exercises in AutoCAD, programming in AutoLISP, engineering and design of electric machines and apparatus components. Animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX). External design workplace visit.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Active work with personal computer.
Subject specific learning outcomes and competences:
  Students shall acquire knowledge about CAD systems, programming options and principles of computer animation and visualization.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  Information on CAD systems.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
  1. Basic terms and principles of AutoCAD, revision
  2. Geometrical calculator, blocks, external references in AutoCAD
  3. Advanced design
  4. Solid modelling
  5. Individual work in 3D
  6. Properties and functions of 3D Studio MAX
  7. Introduction to AutoLISP
  8. AutoLISP functions
  9. Special types of data in AutoLISP
  10. Individual work in AutoLISP
  11. Animation and visualization
  12. External design workplace visit
  13. Credit
Fundamental literature:
  • 3D Studio - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc
  • AutoCAD - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc
Study literature:
  • Omura, G.: Mistrovství v AutoCADu, Computer Press
Controlled instruction:
  Teste 40/100, projects 60/100.
Progress assessment:
  • Activities in lab exercises.
  • 1 compulsory written test.
  • Tasks and projects.
Exam prerequisites:
  The minimum of 50 points from all activities.

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