Academic Catalog

ME533 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (CAD)

Course Code: 5690533
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. ULA YAMAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

CAD/CAM system hardware and software. Computer graphics basics and theory in 2-D and 3-D. Data-base fundamentals. Numerical analysis as applied to CAD. Introduction to optimization theory and applications of multidimensional optimization algorithms to nonlinear engineering problems with constraints. Discussions on engineering problems solved using the CAD approach. (F)