Course details

Computer Aided Design

IPPK FEEC BUT BPPK Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 6 credits

Current academic year

Introduction to CAD / CAM. Repeat the process of creating songs and drawings Systems Hardware, Software. Standardization in the field of CAD. Design and construction of computers. Implementation of CAD in the area of electric machines and devices. Methods of CAD in practice. The effectiveness of computer support. Practical exercises in AutoCAD, programming in AutoLISP, engineering and design of electric machines and devices. Animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX).


Janda Marcel, Ing., Ph.D. (UVEE FEEC BUT)

Language of instruction



Classified Credit (oral)

Time span

65 hrs pc labs

Assessment points

40 half-term test, 60 projects



Janda Marcel, Ing., Ph.D. (UVEE FEEC BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Student Graduation of the subject is able to:
  • Create a simple (stator, rotor) and complex (shaped winding) of electrical machinery,
  • Create a complete set of tools with regard to the custody of individual elements,
  • Create a full drawings of parts and assemblies,
  • Set up the environment for creating and drawing dokumetnace under applicable neorenm,
  • Create a simplified shootout part modeled machines,
  • Create any full-featured animation modeled flotator for advertising or other purposes,
  • Using the Content Center in Autodesk Inventor,
  • Use Vault Server for team work in the construction of electrical machinery and apparatus,
  • Key components of mechanical stress calculations using FEM.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Information on CAD systems.

Learning objectives

The aim is to help project manage the complete modeling of electric machines and devices using advanced CAD systems, creating new functions and use of other programs for the calculation of physical fields (FEMM, Ansys).

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basic knowledge of modern CAD systems and basic knowledge of drawings.

Study literature

  • Omura, G.: Mistrovství v AutoCADu, Computer Press. (in Czech)

Fundamental literature

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

Syllabus of computer exercises

First Creation of technical documentation
Second Creation of technical documentation
3rd Creation of technical documentation
4th Basic concepts and principles of AutoCAD
5th Solid and surface modeling, parametric programs
6th Adaptive Modeling in Inventor
7th Creating drawings in AutoCAD 1
8th Creating drawings in AutoCAD 2
9th Content Center in Inventor
10th visualization 1
11th visualization 2
12th Computer software 1 (FEMM, Ansys) - Import model file formats
13th Computer software 2 (FEMM, Ansys) - Solving simple physical problems

Progress assessment

Teaching methods include exercises on computers. The course uses e-learning.

Project 1 - Autodesk Autocad 30 points
Project 2 - Autodesk Inventor - drawings 30 points
Project 3 - Autodeks Inventor - Visualization 30 points
Midterm exam 10 points

Controlled instruction

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • 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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