Design and Modelling

Semestr: Winter

Range: 1+2s


Credits: 3

Programme type: Undefined

Study form: Fulltime

Course language:


This course, named Design and Modelling, is not only the introduction to essential scenarios of 2D modelling, but first of all to enhanced 3D modelling, programmatic customization including; CAD systems are a learning platform of the course.


CAD, Drafting, Modelling, Solid Modelling, Parameterization, CAD Customization, CAD Programming

Course syllabus:

1. 2D and 3D Modelling Systems Digest
2. 2D versus 3D Modelling; Relationship with Visualization
3. Exact Drawing in Engineering Systems
4. CAD Systems? Construction; CAD Systems as Databases
5. 2D CAD Programming Principles
6. 3D Modelling Principles
7. Solid versus Surface Modelling
8. Parametric Modelling
9. Assemblies Modelling ? 3D Constraints
10. Enhanced 3D Constraints; Kinematics
11. 2D Documentation Generation from 3D Models
12. CAD System with 3D Modeller Programming
13. 3D CAD Programming
14. Backup

Seminar syllabus:

1. 2D CAD System Environment; Commands; Basic Terminology
2. Entity Types; Layers; Coordinate Systems
3. Exact Drawing; Blocks and External References
4. Relationships between Graphical Objects, Non-graphical Information and Database
5. Elementary Program under 2D CAD System
6. 3D CAD System Environment; Controls; Basic Terminology
7. Solid Modelling
8. Parameterization
9. Assemblies I
10. Assemblies II; Kinematics
11. 2D Documentation Generation from 3D Models
12. Introduction to 3D CAD Programming
13. Simple Program under 3D CAD System; Rating and Credits
14. Crediting


[1] Kunwoo Lee, Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE, Prentice Hall, 1999.
[2] Frederick E Giesecke, Engineering Graphics, Prentice Hall, 2004.