MKS 537E Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering 3+0 (3 credits) (3 ECTS credits)

Assessment Criteria      Documents  
 Midterm Exams (2)
 Term Project (report presentation)
 Homeworks (10)
 Final
30%
15%
15%
40%
   Syllabus
 Course Catalogue Form
 Course Notes
 Scores
Introduction to MKS 537E





Course Description
  • Engineering design and the design process
  • Computer-aided engineering hardware
  • Computer aided drawing and design
  • Geometric modelling for engineering applications
  • Solid modelling techniques
  • Numerical methods (FEM & BEM)
  • Computer aided process planning and control
  • System simulation
  • Computer integrated manufacturing
  • Factory communications
 Course Objectives
  • To provide with a foundation in computer aided design
  • To develop a critical awareness of numerical methods in engineering analysis
  • To make aware of the capabilities and limitations of computer design tools for engineers
Course Learning Outcomes

Students who pass the course will be able to:

  • Give a critical view of a foundation in computer aided design.
  • Give a critical view of solid modeling techniques
  • Generate free and mapped meshes for the analysis by finite elements
  • Discuss the scope and the purpose of numerical methods in engineering components.
  • Discuss the implementation and operation of CIM
  • Give a critical overview of computer aided production planning and control
 References
  • An Introduction to Computer-Aided Engineering ,A. Tizzard, McGraw Hill Book, London, 1994.
  • CAD/CAM Theory and Practice, İ. Zeid, McGraw Hill Book, New York, 1991.
  • Engineering Design, C.Dym, P. Little, John Wiley& Sons Inc, New York, 2000.
  • Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE Systems, K. Lee, Addison-Wesley, 1999.
  • The Mechanical Design Process, D.G. Ullman, McGraw Hill, 1997.
  • Engineering Design, G.E. Dieter, McGraw Hill, New York, New York, 2000.
Course Plan
  1. Engineering design and the design process
  2. Introduction to computer-aided engineering
  3. Computer aided engineering hardware : the engineering office
  4. Computer aided engineering hardware : the factory floor
  5. Computer aided drawing and design
  6. Geometric modelling for engineering applications
  7. Midterm exam #1
  8. Solid modelling techniques
  9. Numerical methods : the finite element method
  10. Numerical methods : the boundary element method
  11. Computer aided project planning and control
  12. System simulation
  13. Computer integrated manufacturing
  14. Midterm exam #2