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CAD 3D Modeling

Module name (EN): CAD 3D Modeling
Degree programme: Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAB_19_A_2.01.CAD
SAP-Submodule-No.: P241-0224
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
CAD: Exam at computer 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAB_19_A_2.01.CAD (P241-0224) Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 2, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MAB_19_IP_5.03.AGF Additive Manufacturing and Generative Design
MAB_19_IP_5.05.MST Production and Quality Management
MAB_19_IP_5.07.MPE Manufacturing Project in English (1)
MAB_19_M_4.04.MK2 Engineering Design (with Project)

[updated 06.04.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann
Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Gaspard

[updated 03.03.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to model components using a CAD system with basic functions.
Students will be aware of the importance of taking production process into account when modeling components.

[updated 05.11.2020]
Module content:
Fundamentals of 3D-CAD technology.
Current state of the art and future developments.
Its use in mechanical and process engineering.
Basic applications and functions: Components, assembly, drawing derivation, exploded-view drawings.
Standardized designation of structural components, elements and detailed surfaces (undercut, groove, chamfer, pocket, collar, heel, etc.)
Consideration of the individual production steps suitable for manufacturing the components with their detailed surfaces and rough planning of the sequences in terms of a production process.

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