MTM119 Computer Graphics (Advanced course for Mechanical Engineers)

Code MTM119
Name Computer Graphics (Advanced course for Mechanical Engineers)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Engineering Graphics
Academic staff Aleksandrs Januševskis, Jānis Januševskis, Anatolijs Meļņikovs, Alvis Kambuts, Mārtiņš Irbe, Dmitrijs Ļitvinovs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Geometric information input, modification and representation. 3D-object representation in the two-dimensional space: perspective, invisible lines and surfaces, shadowing, animation. Mechanism.
display examples. Interactive graphical systems and standard graphical program using for engineering tasks: 3-dimensionalmachinery and equipment (robots), kinematics and dynamics, finite element analysis for stress analysis, the optimal design of mechanisms. The emphasis on creation of the 3D geometrical models and the documentation formatting and usage..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The systematic learning of the computer graphics major problems and the mathematical basis. The understanding of the computer aided design (CAD) concepts and acquisition of the practical skills of CAD software application for the design of a wide range of engineering objects
Learning outcomes
and assessment
The student must know how to create the virtual 3D geometric models and computerized design documentation applying the SolidWorks software. - Corresponding models and documentation obtained in practical and laboratory works.
The student must be familiar with computer graphics problems to be solved, the mathematical foundations for solving the algorithms, the basic concepts of CAD and should possess practical skills to design mechanical engineering objects applying the CAD software. - Corresponding question at the examination. Development quality and observance of the submission deadline of the coursework, student attendance rate, as well as participation in students scientific conferences and the Olympiads on computer graphics are considered additionally
Course prerequisites Computer skills, mathematics, engineering graphics

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