Mr A Johnson
Timing and Structure
Five 2-hour sessions in the Michaelmas Term,seven 2-hour sessions in the Lent Term, and four 2-hour sessions in the Easter Term. A short lecture will introduce each of the 16 sessions.
The aims of the course are to:
- Understand the role of drawing and CAD in the design process.
- Learn how to make and interpret mechanical drawings.
- Solve simple geometric problems using graphical techniques.
As specific objectives, by the end of the course students should be able to:
- Understand projection theory and its use to make required views of lines and planes.
- Understand orthographic projections of solid objects.
- Make orthographic projections of engineering objects, using the conventions of BS 8888: 2008.
- Make isometric sketches and auxiliary projections
- Interpret existing orthographic drawings
- Use a professional CAD package to create models of engineering components and assemblies.
- Projection of points, lines and planes.
- Perpendicular distance between lines.
- True and edge views of planes.
- Application to simple vector mechanics
- 3-D visualisation and interpretation.
- Intersection of simple surfaces.
- Isometric projection; Sketching.
- Introduction to dimensioning.
- Orthographic projection.
- Basic drawing conventions, including sections, to BS 8888: 2008.
- Representation of simple components.
- Representation of assemblies.
- Introduction to a professional CAD package.
Please see the Booklist for Part IA Courses for references for this module.
Please refer to Form & conduct of the examinations.
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