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ES3A4 - CAD/CAM and Simulation

  • Module code: ES3A4
  • Module name: CAD/CAM and Simulation
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module provides an overview of CADCAM for 3rd Year students. Both theoretical concepts and practical applications are covered. The CAM element links into the Manufacturing aims of the module while the CAD element links directly with the engineering aims. It also provides an introduction to discreet part simulation.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to.... • Design engineering components to meet design constraints. • Create Engineering Drawings to fully and clearly define manufacturing and assembly requirements of components. • Plan manufacturing operations and create manufacturing instructions for components. • Apply knowledge of CAD/CAM tools and technologies to propose strategies to enhance engineering design and manufacture in familiar products. • Recommend solutions to overcome the limitations of efficient exchange of CAD/CAM data. • Apply design and manufacturing methods to solve engineering problems. • Present solutions to engineering problems in a concise and informative way. • Reflect on areas of personal learning across the module.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures: 18 x 1hour 18 hours Visits: 2 x 1 hours 2 hours Examples class 1 hour Lab sessions: 4 x 3 hours 12 hours Lab sessions: 6 x 2 hours 12 hours TOTAL 45 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year3/es3a4

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material, theory and lab exercises. Students must pass the coursework overall

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES3A4-15)
A (Assessed work only) Practical group project, including peer assessment 50%
  Individual practical component 10%
  Individual essay (2500 words) 30%
  Individual reflective report 10%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BEng Automotive Engineering (H330) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H331) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Year in Research (H333) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Year in Research (H333) - Year 4
  • BEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H339) - Year 4
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH37) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Year in Research (HH39) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Year in Research (HH39) - Year 4
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH73) - Year 3
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH7A) - Year 4
Optional Core
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H332) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H332) - Year 4
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH38) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH38) - Year 4
Optional
  • BEng Engineering (H106) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 4
  • BSc Engineering (H112) - Year 3
  • BEng Engineering Business Management (HN12) - Year 3
  • BEng Engineering Business Management with Intercalated Year (HN17) - Year 4