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DE4301 – Engineering CAD

Module code
Module title
Engineering CAD
To provide students with the basic CAD draughting skills required for an engineering technician.
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate correct draughting practice and the use of different views and projections.
2. Produce working drawings including projections, perspective, sectional and assemble views.
3. Produce 3D models of parts and assemblies, and output final drawings.
4. Explain the CAD/CAM manufacturing process.
- Drawing office practice, drawing standard AS 1100, storage and recording systems.
- Drawing projection - Orthographic (1st angle and 3rd angle), pictorial projection (oblique and isometric), sectional views, auxiliary projection.
- Dimensioning - principles of dimensioning,
- Drawing skills - freehand sketching,
- Solid modelling application e.g. Inventor and SolidWorks. Construction of parts and assemblies, Output drawings for parts, details, sections, and assembly drawings.
- Concepts of CAD/CAM
Assessment Criteria
Projects 100%

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