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Syllabus ( ME 521 )


   Basic information
Course title: Computer Aided Design
Course code: ME 521
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Zafer ŞENALP
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 3 (3+0+0)
Year, Semester: 1/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Area Elective
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: none
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: Students have knowledge of these topics: Introduction to CAD, Basics of Computer System, CAD Input Devices, CAD Output Devices, Rapid Prototyping, Design process, Curves, Surfaces, Solid Modelling, 2D Coordinate Operations, Viewing Transformations, 3D Coordinate Operations, Wireframe prespective view construction, Perspective Depth, Optimization.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundemental knowledge under CAD systems.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Review the literature critically pertaining to his/her research projects, and connect the earlier literature to his/her own results,
    3. Acquire detailed information through scientific researches in his/her field of study and compare, evaluate and apply the results.
    4. Acquire scientific knowledge
    5. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams
    6. Find out new methods to improve his/her knowledge.
    7. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
  2. Describe the usage and integration of CAD.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Review the literature critically pertaining to his/her research projects, and connect the earlier literature to his/her own results,
    3. Acquire detailed information through scientific researches in his/her field of study and compare, evaluate and apply the results.
    4. Acquire scientific knowledge
    5. Develop an awareness of continuous learning in relation with modern technology
    6. Find out new methods to improve his/her knowledge.
    7. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
  3. Use CAD modelling and compute graphics.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Do modeling, simulation, and design of dynamical systems.
    3. Apply modern techniques, skills and equipments to advanced engineering practice
    4. Design and conduct research projects independently
    5. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams
    6. Develop an awareness of continuous learning in relation with modern technology
    7. Find out new methods to improve his/her knowledge.
    8. Apply knowledge in a specialized area of mechanical engineering discipline and use variety of CAD/CAM/CAE tools.

    Method of assessment

    1. Homework assignment
    2. Laboratory exercise/exam
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction to CAD
Week 2: Basics of Computer System
Week 3: CAD Input Devices
Week 4: CAD Output Devices
Week 5: Rapid Prototyping
Week 6: Design Process
Week 7: Curves and Curve Modelling
Week 8: Midterm exam
Week 9: Surfaces and Surface Modelling
Week 10: Solid Mdelling
Week 11: 2D coordinate operations
Viewing transformations
3D Coordinate Operations
Week 12: Wireframe perspective display
Perspective Depth
Week 13: Optimization
Week 14: Review
Week 15*: Final exam
Week 16*:
Textbooks and materials: Ders Notları/Lecture Notes

VeraB.Anand,1993,ComputerGraphicsandGeometricModelingforEngineers,JohnWileyandSons.

Recommended readings: Vera B. Anand, 1993, Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling for Engineers, John Wiley and Sons.
Kunwoo Lee, 1999, Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE Systems, Addison Wesley.
Dr. Saleh AMAITIK, 2005, Computer Aided Design Lectures
Sumit Pachauri, BASICS OF THE COMPUTER SYSTEM, Mangalayatan University, Aligarh
Shweta Bisht, Computer Aided Design And Computer Aided Manufacturing, Mriu, Faridabad
Dr. Pulak M. Pandey, Computer Aided Process Planning, http://paniit.iitd.ac.in/~pmpandey
Victor Abraham, Darnesh Navin, Phuan Kian Teong, TKM 4502 COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING
CHENNAKESAVA R. ALAVALA, CAD/CAM: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, ISBN-978-81-203-3340-6
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 9 40
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 0
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 60
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 14
Own studies outside class: 4 14
Practice, Recitation: 2 14
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 0 0
Term project presentation: 0 0
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 15 2
Mid-term: 1 1
Personal studies for final exam: 15 2
Final exam: 2 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
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  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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