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Syllabus for

Academic year
LMU421 - Computer aided design
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-13 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIMAL
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Fail, pass
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Mechanical Engineering

Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0112 Written and oral assignments 2,5 c Grading: UG   2,5 c    
0212 Written and oral assignments 5,0 c Grading: UG   1,3 c 3,7 c    

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Univ lektor  Kjell Melkersson


LMU420   Computer aided design


In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites



The aim of the course is to attain basic knowledge of drawing technique and about computer based methods to describe three dimensional objects. The course is of very central importance for a machine engineer as all existing and new products require a description of the geometry.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

After completion of this course the student will have skills in:
  • basic layout of drawings as views, cross sections, simplified representation of objects
  • linear tolerances and fits
  • surface finish and welding symbols
  • reading drawings
  • create CAD-models and see the possibilities by the use of a modern CAD-program
  • Furthermore, the student will receive basic knowledge of geometric tolerances.


    This course in computer aided design provides training in basic drawing techniques. Furthermore, a CAD program is used to create solids. The course covers the basic functions needed to use the program to create part models, drawings and assemblies.


    The course consists of lectures, drawing exercises and CAD exercises in smaller groups with supervision.


    Information of the course literature will be given when the course starts.


    Passed in-course written exam (Dugga) in drawing technique and approved assignments in CAD.

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