Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Computer Aided Design

IPPK Acad. year 2015/2016 Summer semester 6 credits

Course is not open in this year
Introduction to the CAD/CAM problems. Technical facilities of systems, program tools. Standardization in CAD. Development and design using computer technology. Realization CAD in the area of electric machines and apparatus development. Methods of CAD implementation to the practice. Computer support effectiveness. Practical exercises in AutoCAD, programming in AutoLISP, engineering and design of electric machines and apparatus components. Animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX). External design workplace visit.


Language of instruction



Classified Credit (oral)

Time span

65 hrs pc labs

Assessment points

40 half-term test, 60 projects



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students shall acquire knowledge about CAD systems, programming options and principles of computer animation and visualization.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Information on CAD systems.

Learning objectives

The aims are: mastering electric machines and apparatus design with the use of AutoCAD, formulation of new functions and intelligent use of other programs for animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX).

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Active work with personal computer.

Study literature

  • Omura, G.: Mistrovství v AutoCADu, Computer Press

Fundamental literature

  • 3D Studio - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc
  • AutoCAD - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc

Progress assessment

  • Activities in lab exercises.
  • 1 compulsory written test.
  • Tasks and projects.

Controlled instruction

Teste 40/100, projects 60/100.

Exam prerequisites

The minimum of 50 points from all activities.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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