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Fundamentals of 3D Design using Inventor

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Fundamentals of 3D Design using Inventor
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: MST.INV
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BMT2521.INV (P231-0104) Biomedical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , optional course, technical
MST.INV (P231-0104) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , optional course, technical
MST.INV (P231-0104) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , optional course, technical
MST.INV (P231-0104) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , optional course, technical
MST.INV (P231-0104) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , optional course, technical
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MST.INA Inventor 3D - Advanced Course

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the basic structure and functions of a complex 3-D CAD system.
Students will be able to model 3D parts, assemblies and complex assemblies in a structured manner, as well as derive complex 2D drawings, views and sections and generate parts lists.

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Module content:
-        Introduction to the Inventor work environment
-        Creating and managing projects
-        Introduction to the new Inventor interface
-        Sketch geometry
-        Creating and editing parametric components via extrusion, rotation, etc.
-        Determining 2-D dependencies
-        Placed features: Fillets, chamfers, holes, threads, shells, rectangular patterns, circular patterns, mirrored features
-        Work features: Work planes, work points, work axes
-        Assembly design (assemblies) with 3D dependencies
-        Moving and animating components
-         Sections in assembly animations
-        Creating presentation views and defining exploded views, predefined camera positions
-        Deriving 2-D drawings from component, assembly and presentation drawings
-        Creating assistant dimensions, centerlines, and bills of materials, hole notes, etc..
-        Drawing output via plotter/printer

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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminaristic instruction at the computer workstation with projector and integrated exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
Armin Gräf: Inventor 2010 Basiskurs, PowerCAD Verlag
Günter Scheuermann: Inventor 2010 (Bauteile, Baugruppen, Zeichnungen), Hanser-Verlag
Script Inventor 2010: Grundlagen mit Übungen

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