t.BA.AVI.CAD.19HS (CAD for AV) 
Module: CAD for AV
This information was generated on: 18 May 2024
CAD for AV
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Version: 3.0 start 01 February 2022

Short description

CAx-Basics in practice
Students are familiarised with the handling and application of modern CAx programs for product development and production. The module provides a broad overview of CAx tools such as sketching, modelling, simulating, visualising, animating, 3D documentation, 3D printing and VR (virtual reality).

Module coordinator

Hug Peter (hptr)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Functional expertise (F)    
recognize the application of the basic CAD functions (Sketcher, PartDesign, Assembly) F K2
are able to model individual parts & assembly structures in the CAD F K2
recognize CAx applications for visualization, simulation, 3D documentation/animation, 3D printing, VR F K2
Methods expertise (M)    
receive knowledge about methods in a modern CAD/PLM environment M K2
are aware of methodologically good approaches for modeling individual parts and structuring assemblies  M K2
Self-confidence (SK)    
Can independently pick up knowledge from tutorials and put it into practice SK K3
Social competence    

Module contents

- Introduction to the CAx technologies
- Sketching -> with CAD
- Individual parts (Part Design)
- Combinations (Assembly Design)
- Visualizations with rendering tools
- 3D documentation/animation
- VR in product development / for services / in training

Teaching materials

- Documents on 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
Written examination at the end of the semester  CAx exam written (CAD-PC) 90Min. Grading 100%


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

For students without prior technical knowledge, 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 for AV - Praktikum
CAD for AV - Praktikum


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