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
Provide the students with the ability to design and develop new products as well as solving general engineering problems. Design mechanical components using CAD systems and 3-D CAD systems.

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). AutoCad 3D 2010. (Vol. 1). Portugal: FCA
- Santos, J. (2009). Guia de consulta rápida Autocad2010. (Vol. 1). Portugal: FCA
- Sousa, L. e Dias, J. e Silva, A. (2004). Desenho Técnico Moderno. Portugal: Lidel
- Solidworks.com, S. (0). Tutoriais SolidWorks.Acedido em1 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