Course details

Computer aided Design

BPC-PPK FEKT BPC-PPK Acad. year 2022/2023 Summer semester 6 credits

Current academic year

Introduction to CAD / CAM. Repeat the process of creating and composing drawing documentation System hardware, program resources. CAD standardization. Design and construction of computer equipment. Implementation of CAD in the field of designing of electric instruments and devices. The procedure for introducing CAD into practice. Efficiency of computer support. Practical exercises in Autodesk Inventor, designing and designing electrical components and devices. Animation and visualization.


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Time span

  • 65 hrs pc labs



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
- Plnhodnotnou create any 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

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 knowledge and skills

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

Fundamental literature

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

Syllabus of seminars

1. Creating components in Autodesk Inventor
2. Model parameterization, link to MS Excel
3. Create static assemblies
4. Creating drawings in Inventor 1
5. Creating drawings in Inventor 2
6. Inventor Content Centers
7. Visualization
8. Inventor studio - creating animated presentations
9. Team resources in modern CAD systems
10. Use of FEM in modern CAD systems
11. Computer Software 1 (FEMM, Ansys) - Import model, file formats
12. Computer Software 2 (FEMM, Ansys) - Solution of Simple Physical Problems

Syllabus of computer exercises

1. Drawing documentation
2. Drawing documentation
3. Drawing documentation
4. Basic terms and principles of AutoCAD
5. Surface and solid modelling, parametric programs
6. Adaptive modelling at Inventor
7. Creation of drawings at Inventor
8. Advanced design at Inventor Studio
9. Component database at Inventor
10. Programs for animation and visualization - 3ds Max
11. Programs for animation and visualization - 3ds Max
12. Digital video - formats, editing and modification
13. Photoshop

Progress assessment

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

Teaching methods and criteria

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

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 BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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