CAD engineering drawing

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC03BE20061
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Aarnio, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
BIOEL-2013   1 autumn   3.0   2013-09-01   2013-12-31  
BIOEL-2013   2 autumn   2.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to read mechanical drawings and be familiar with the standard symbols used in mechanical drawings. The course provides students with the readiness to create drawings of diagrams, for example for flowsheet and piping and instrumentations sheets, and layouts. In addition, students will learn about the modelling of designer products and CAD in a business environment.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 130 h
- of which scheduled studies: 68 h
- of which autonomous studies: 62 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Theory of technical drawing
- 3D modelling and general theory of modelling systems
- 3D modelling of products and assembly models
- Diagrams and their standardised symbols.

Mechanical drawing
- Symbols used for various devices
- 2D and 3D modelling
- Process and flow charts

Recommended or Required Reading

Autio A. & Hasari H. 1999. Koneenpiirustus ammattikorkeakouluille ja teknillisille oppilaitoksille. Otava. Keuruu. 290 s.

Instruction manual for CAD programme

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, supervised computer work and assignments.

Assessment Criteria

The course is assessed on a scale of 1 to 5
Satisfactory (2-1)
Students are familiar with the standard technical drawing symbols and be able to models.
Good (4-3)
Students are able to model the 3D workpieces, create drawings and small assemblies.
Excellent (5)
Students can do a demanding technical design

Assessment Methods

Assignments and an examination

Work Placement