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Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MST2.CAD
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+2P (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: 1
Mandatory course: yes
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.

MST2.CAD (P231-0031) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 1, mandatory course
MST2.CAD (P231-0031) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 1, mandatory course
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 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:

[updated 12.04.2021]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. John Heppe
Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Gaspard

[updated 14.06.2023]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the basic structure and functions of a complex 3D CAD system.
They will be able to model 3D components, assemblies and complex assemblies independently and in a structured manner. Students will be able to generate 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
- Deriving 2-D drawings from component, assembly and presentation drawings
- Creating assistant dimensions, centerlines, and bills of materials, hole notes, etc..
- Drawing output using a plotter

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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 2018 Basiskurs, PowerCAD Verlag
Oliver Gauer: Inventor Grundlagen 2018, Herdt Verlag
Script Inventor 2018: Grundlagen mit Übungen

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