t.BA.MTI.CAD.19HS (CAD for MT) 
Module: CAD for MT
This information was generated on: 27 September 2021
CAD for MT
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Version: 2.0 start 01 February 2019

Short description

Students are familiarised with the handling and application of a modern CAD/PLM program. The tuition is designed to build students’ skills progressively from the outlines of the modelling through to component assembly. What is learned is immediately applied in the project module.

Module coordinator

Hug Peter (hptr)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Functional expertise (F)        
master the application of the basic CAD functions (Sketcher, PartDesign, Assembly) F K3
receive knowledge about the creation of a cast construction in the CAD F K2
can model individual parts and assembly structures in the CAD F K3
are in the position to import external CAD models and export their own F K3
Methods expertise (M)    
gain knowledge about operations in a modern CAD/PLM environment M K3
gain knowledge of collaborative cooperation in a CAD/PLM environment M K3
Are aware of methodologically good approaches for modeling individual parts and structuring assemblies  M K3
Self-competence (SK)    
Can independently pick up knowledge from tutorials and put it into practice  SK K3
Social competence    

Module contents

- Introduction to the CAD/PLM technologies
- Sketching -> with CAD
- Individual parts (Part Design)
- Casting-specific functions & methods
- Import/Export of parts/assemblies via STEP/STL
- Combinations (Assembly Design)
- Method in a CAD/PLM environment
- Collaboration in the CAD/PLM system in the team  

Teaching materials

- Documents on the moodle platform
- DS Academy ONLINE tutorials
- ZPP instructional videos & 1:1 instruction

Supplementary literature

- Own research efforts (e.g. Youtube, GrabCAD, Facebook, etc.)



Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 1a
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025


Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
End-of-semester exam exam CAD examination 90Min. Grading 100%


CAD lessons take place in half-classes (max 20 people) in classrooms specially equipped with CAD workstations.

For CAD beginners, we recommend visiting the “Technical Drawing/CAD” pre-course.

Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.
Course: CAD für MT - Praktikum
CAD für MT - Praktikum


  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.