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Technical Drawing and CAD/CAM Systems

Code 12728
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Science and Technology
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery Face-to-face in classroom.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes OBJECTIVES
Acquiring solid knowledge on Technical Drawing. Understanding the relation between technical drawing and machining. Introduction to CAD/CAM technologies and processes.

Acquisition of skills related to graphical representation of technical objects, using orthographic projections, sections, dimensioning, dimensional and geometrical tolerancing, and surface finish;
Ability to use CAD tools (namely the SolidWorks software) in product design;
To understand the basics of CAD/CAM systems configuration and working principles.
Syllabus - Technical drawing versus artistic drawing.
- Standardization.
- Orthographic projections. Sections.
- Dimensioning.
- Fabrication processes and surface finish. Dimensional and geometrical tolerancing.
- Representation of conecting elements.
- General aspects of CAD/CAM.
- From the design to the machining of a real object. CNC machining of objets, based on digital models.
Main Bibliography Silva, A., Ribeiro, C.T., Dias, J. e Sousa, L. (2004). Desenho Técnico Moderno. Lidel, Edições Técnicas, Lisboa.
Giesecke, F.E., Mitchell A., Spencer, H.C., Hill, I.L., Dygdon, J.T., Novak, J.E. (2003). Technical Drawing, 12th edition. Prentice Hall, Inc.
Schodek, D., Bechthold, M., Griggs, J.K., Kao, K., Steinberg, M. (2004). Digital Design and Manufacturing: CAD/CAM Applications in Architecture and Design. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Simões Morais, J.M. (2006). Desenho de Construções Mecânicas, 3º Volume – Desenho Técnico Básico, 23ª Edição. Porto Editora, Porto.
Costa, A. (2016). Projeto 3D em SolidWorks. FCA Editora de Informática, Lisboa.
Correia, H.J.D. (2010). Desenho Técnico e Sistemas de Representação Gráfica – Caderno de Exercícios, 1ª edição. Serviços Gráficos da Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-09

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