Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Electronics and Computer Engineering
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 42,0 PL + 4,0 OT

Lecturer
- Pedro Manuel Granchinho de Matos

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
know the fundamentals of Technical Design in order to develop an engineering communication language;
Use solid modeling tools by creating, manipulating and changing 3D models of components and their components and executing their technical drawings;
Acquisition of competences at the level of the concepts inherent to the graphic representation of the objects, using the Technical Drawing using orthogonal projections, cuts and sections, perspectives, dimensioning, dimensional tolerances and surface finishing;

Program
1. Introduction to technical drawing;
1.1 CAD systems in technical drawing;
1.2 General aspects of technical design;
1.3 orthogonal projections;
1.4 Sectional views;
1.5 Prospects;
1.6 Dimensioning;
1.7 dimensional and geometric tolerances;
1.8 welded joints design;
1.9 machine elements;
1:10 materials and manufacturing processes;

2. CAD systems;
2.1 Fundamental concepts;
2.2 Configuration and Organization;
2.3 Display and selection;
2.4 Modification commands;
2.5 Geometric constructions;
2.6 Add text;
2.7 Dimensioning;
2.8 solid modeling;

3. 3D CAD systems;
3.1 Basic Features;
3.2 View;
3.3 Grounds for sets;
3.4 Sets Toolbox;
3.5 Drawings Views;
3.6 Excel Tables;
3.7 Rotation and Sweep;

4. computerized numerical control (CNC)
4.1 General Concepts;
4.2 Reference and trajectories;

Evaluation Methodology
Project worth 100% of the final mark

Bibliography
- Santos, J. (2009). Guia de consulta rápida Autocad2010. (Vol. 1). Portugal: FCA
- Silva, A. e Dias, J. e Sousa, L. (2004). Desenho Técnico Moderno. Portugal: Lidel
- Santos, J. (2009). AutoCad 3D 2010. (Vol. 1). Portugal: FCA
- Solidworks.com, S. (0). Tutoriais SolidWorks. Acedido em 1 de maio de 2012 em http://www.solidworks.com/sw/resources/solidworks-tutorials.htm?sw_edu_resources_tutorials

Method of interaction
Lectures and problem-solving classes.

Software used in class
SolidWorks