Construction of CAD Systems

Semestr: Summer

Range: 2+2s


Credits: 4

Programme type: Undefined

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CAD systems principles, CAD/CAM/CIM structure, customizing, 3D graphics, AutoLISP/AutoCAD, graphic database, ARX/ADS/AutoLISP, parametric modeling, design by features, Pro/Engineer, CADDS5, Product data management (PDM), concurrent engineering.


Course syllabus:

1. C4 = CAD + CAM + CAE + CIM, position of AutoCAD in CAD
2. AutoCAD, basis terms, customizing, open architecture
3. 2D graphic editor, design structure, entity attributes
4. 3D modelling, basis principles, modern methods
5. User interfaces design, menu, dialogues
6. AutoLISP, basic functions
7. Application development environment in AutoLISP
8. Graphic database, tables of symbols
9. Development environment and external databases
10. Large CAD systems, parameters for choice of CAD
11. Pro/Engineer, CADDS5 presentations
12. Parametric design
13. Design by features
14. Student reports, reserve

Seminar syllabus:

1. Foundations of AutoCAD, problems assignment to students
2. Problems assignment to students - discussion, graphic editor
3. Consultation to 1st homework
4. 1st homework results presentation (2D)
5. 3D modeling and visualization
6. 2nd homework results presentation (3D)
7. AutoLISP programming
8. 3rd homework results presentation (AutoLISP)
9. Check point for students' reports, reports presentation
10. Pro/Engineer system presentation
11. Check point of students' reports, reports presentation
12. CADDS5 system presentation
13. Check point of students' reports, reports presentation
14. Evaluation of student reports and results, credits