Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Computer Aided Design

IPPK FEEC BUT BPC-PPK Acad. year 2019/2020 Summer semester 6 credits

Introduction to CAD/CAM. Repeat the process of creating songs and drawings Systems Hardware, Software. Standardization in the field of a 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 full drawings of parts and assemblies,
  • Set up the environment for creating and drawing documentation under applicable norms,
  • Create a simplified shootout part modelled machines,
  • Create any full-featured animation modelled flotator for advertising or other purposes,
  • Using the Content Center in Autodesk Inventor,
  • Use Vault Server for teamwork 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 modelling 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

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 - Autodesk 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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