Computer Aided Design
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-1.5*-0
Basic elements of CAD and relevance to current industrial practice. Input and output devices for geometric modelling systems. Representation of curves and curved surfaces. Graphical programming languages, and development of interactive 3D computer graphics programs. Numerical optimization and its application to parameter design.
Note: *Indicates a 3 hour laboratory taken by students on alternate weeks.
Prerequisites: 200 or ENGR 150 or ELEC 200; MATH 200.
Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.