Engineering

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ECMM103 - Computer Aided Engineering Design (2019)

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MODULE TITLEComputer Aided Engineering Design CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEECMM103 MODULE CONVENERMr Zandy Muhammad (Coordinator)
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS 12 0 0
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated) 37
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content

Computer software has revolutionised the ways in which we create and modify engineering drawings and designs. This module gives you the chance to investigate the use of computer aided drawing tools for a variety of engineering applications, from creating 3D engineering designs to producing 2D drawings. You will also enhance your employment prospects by developing your skills in a variety of CAD program used worldwide by engineers in many industries. AutoCAD and Solidworks are very popular software packages used in the engineering industry. You will learn both CAD packages and you will appreciate advantages and differences between the two packages.

 

Prerequisite module: ECM1101 or equivalent
 

AIMS - intentions of the module

This module is designed to provide you with current and useful employment skills, through teaching you how to use of 2D and 3D computer aided drawings design tools. You will also learn how to use advanced CAD software, and to understand the operational principles underlying Computer Aided Drawing.
 

 

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)

This is a constituent module of one or more degree programmes which are accredited by a professional engineering institution under licence from the Engineering Council. The learning outcomes for this module have been mapped to the output standards required for an accredited programme, as listed in the current version of the Engineering Council’s ‘Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes’ document (AHEP-V3).

This module contributes to learning outcomes: EA1m - EA3m, EA5m, EA2fl, D1m, D5m, D7m, D2fl, D8m, EP2m.

A full list of the referenced outcomes is provided online: http://intranet.exeter.ac.uk/emps/studentinfo/subjects/engineering/accreditation/

The AHEP document can be viewed in full on the Engineering Council’s website, at http://www.engc.org.uk/   


On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:

Module Specific Skills and Knowledge: EA1m-EA3m

1. prove high level skills with industry-standard CAD design software;

2. understand the theory behind CAD programs and how they are applied.

Discipline Specific Skills and Knowledge: EA5m, EA2fl, D1m, D5m, D7m, D2fl, D8m, EP2m

3. demonstrate utilisation of CAD tools to an advanced level of engineering applications;

4. exhibit skills through the completion of a number of CAD design and projects.

Personal and Key Transferable / Employment Skills and Knowledge: EP2m.

5. show industry applicable skills in the professional production of engineering designs developed using CAD software;

6. reveal an insight into the role, importance and application of CAD in the professional engineering environment.
 

SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
  • -  3D CAD: History, development, theory and application;
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  • - CAD to FEA: The practical application of 3D data for advanced engineering analysis;


  • - the practical application of CAD.



 

LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities 28.00 Guided Independent Study 122.00 Placement / Study Abroad 0.00
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
Category Hours of study time Description
Scheduled learning and teaching activities 28 Directed study tutorials
Guided independent study 122 Guided independent study
     

 

ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
Form of Assessment Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) ILOs Assessed Feedback Method
       
       
       
       
       

 

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 100 Written Exams 0 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Form of Assessment % of Credit Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) ILOs Assessed Feedback Method
PART A. AutoCAD 25 10 hours All Written
PART A. AutoCAD 25 10 hours All Written
Assignment  - Solidworks 1 25 10 hours All Written
Assignment  - Solidworks 2 25 10 hours All Written

 

DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
Original Form of Assessment Form of Re-assessment ILOs Re-assessed Time Scale for Re-reassessment
All above Coursework (100%) All Completed over summer with a deadline in August

 

RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES

If a module is normally assessed entirely by coursework, all referred/deferred assessments will normally be by assignment.

If a module is normally assessed by examination or examination plus coursework, referred and deferred assessment will normally be by examination. For referrals, only the examination will count, a mark of 50% being awarded if the examination is passed. For deferrals, candidates will be awarded the higher of the deferred examination mark or the deferred examination mark combined with the original coursework mark.

RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

ELE: http://vle.exeter.ac.uk

Reading list for this module:

Zeid; I. CAD/CAM Theory and Practice. MacGraw Hill 1991. ISBN: 000-0-070-72857-7

McMahon; C and Browne; J. CADCAM: Principles, Practice and Manufacturing Management. 2nd Edition Addison Wesley  1998. ISBN: 000-0-201-17819-2

Vince J. Essential Mathematics for Computer Graphics Fast. Springer-Verlag 2001. ISBN: 000-1-852-33380-4

Lee, Kunwoo. Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE systems. Addison-Wesley 1999. ISBN: 0-201-38036-6

Burrough; Peter A. and McDonnell; Rachael A. Principles of Geographical Information Systems. 2nd Edition Oxford University Press, USA 1998. ISBN: 0-198-23365-5

Dempski, K. Focus on Curves and Surfaces. Prima Tech 2002. ISBN: 978-1592000074

Adams, V and Askenazi, A. Building Better Products with Finite Element Analysis. OnWord Press 1999. ISBN: 156690-160X

Lieu, D.K, Sorby,S. Visualization, Modeling, and Graphics for Engineering Design. 1st Edition Delmar, Cengage Learning 2009. ISBN: 978-1401842499

Lombard M. Solidworks 2011 Parts Bible. John Wiley & Sons 2011. ISBN: 111800275X

Bousquet, M and Hester, J. AutoCAD 2D Design and Presentation. 1991. ISBN: 0-934-03541-4

Hawkes B. Succeding with AUTOCAD A full course in 2D drafting and 3D modelling. McGraw Hill Book Company 1995. ISBN: 0-07-709071-3

Yarwood, A. 2D AutoCAD for students. Hodder and Stoughton 2003. ISBN: 0340873043

Gindis E. Up and Running with Electronic AutoCAD 2012: 2D and 3D drawing and Modeling. Elsevier science 2012. ISBN: 978-0123870292

Hamad MM. Autocad 2012 3D Modeling. Mercury Learning and Information 2012. ISBN: 978-1936420216

Yarwood, A. Introduction to AutoCAD: 2D and 3D Design 2012. Routledge 2011. ISBN: 978-0-08-096947-3

Reading list for this module:

Type Author Title Edition Publisher Year ISBN Search
Set McMahon; C and Browne; J CADCAM: Principles, Practice and Manufacturing Management 2nd Addison Wesley 1998 000-0-201-17819-2 [Library]
Set Yarwood, A. Introduction to AutoCAD: 2D and 3D Design 2012 Routledge 2011 978-0-08-096947-3 [Library]
Set Lieu, D.K, Sorby,S Visualization, Modeling, and Graphics for Engineering Design 1st Delmar, Cengage Learning 2009 978-1401842499 [Library]
Set Zeid; I CAD/CAM Theory and Practice MacGraw Hill 1991 000-0-070-72857-7 [Library]
Set Lombard M Solidworks 2011 Parts Bible John Wiley & Sons 2011 111800275X [Library]
Set Yarwood, A 2D AutoCAD for students Hodder and Stoughton 2003 0340873043 [Library]
Set Gindis E Up and Running with AutoCAD 2012: 2D and 3D drawing and Modeling Electronic Elsevier science 2012 978-0123870292 [Library]
Set Hamad MM Autocad 2012 3D Modeling Mercury Learning and Information 2012 978-1936420216 [Library]
Set Adams, V and Askenazi, A Building Better Products with Finite Element Analysis OnWord Press 1999 156690-160X [Library]
Set Bousquet, M and Hester J AutoCAD 2D Design and Presentation 1991 0-934-03541-4 [Library]
Set Burrough; Peter A. and McDonnell; Rachael A. Principles of Geographical Information Systems 2nd Oxford University Press, USA 1998 0-198-23365-5 [Library]
Set Dempski, K Focus on Curves and Surfaces Prima Tech 2002 978-1592000074 [Library]
Set Hawkes B Succeding with AUTOCAD A full course in 2D drafting and 3D modelling McGraw Hill Book Company 1995 0-07-709071-3 [Library]
Set Lee, Kunwoo Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE systems Addison-Wesley 1999 0-201-38036-6 [Library]
Set Vince J Essential Mathematics for Computer Graphics Fast. Springer-Verlag 2001 000-1-852-33380-4 [Library]
CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES ECM1101
CO-REQUISITE MODULES
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 7 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Tuesday 10 July 2018 LAST REVISION DATE Tuesday 02 October 2018
KEY WORDS SEARCH Computer aided engineering design; computer aiding; process planning; computer numerical control