2018 Fundamentals of Computer Aided Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Okuma Masaaki  Takahara Hiroki  Fushinobu Kazuyoshi  Oshima Shuzo  Tanaka Shinji   
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri5-6(I121)  
Group
-
Course number
MEC.K331
Credits
1
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2018/4/9
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Computer Aided Engineering, CAE in brief, plays an important role for machine design and analysis in industries currently and in future. This course will introduce the fundamentals and the current state regarding practical usage and researches of CAE.
An emphasized aim is to provide a wide-ranging overview of mechanical engineering in an omnibus style by lecturers in different fields of specialties and from an industrial company.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) understand the current state of CAE
2) obtain the fundamental academic knowledge building up CAE

Keywords

CAE (Computer Aided Engineering), CAD(Computer Aided Drawing and/or Design), CAM(Computer Aided Manufacturing), Computational numerical analysis, Computer graphics, Optimal Design, Mechanical Engineering

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course is provided in an omnibus style by plural number of lecturers including invited lecturers from industry.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction of the history of CAE, CAD and CAM (The first lecturer) Study the history and some key-technologies that essentially contibuted towards today's CAE.
Class 2 Introduction of CAE in the field of kinematics, structural dynamics, strength of material and noise&vibration eingineering (The first lecturer) Study on the fundamentals, development and usage of CAE in this engineering field.
Class 3 Introduction of CAE in the field of mechanical vibration engineering (The second lecturer) Study on the fundamentals, development and usage of CAE in this engineering field.
Class 4 Introduction of CAE in the field of thermal engineering (The third lecturer) Study on the fundamentals, development and usage of CAE in this engineering field.
Class 5 Introduction of CAE in the field of tribology and its related engineering (The fourth lecturer) Study on the fundamentals, development and usage of CAE in this engineering field.
Class 6 Introduction of CAE in the field of fluid dynamics engineering (The fifth lecturer) Study on the fundamentals, development and usage of CAE in this engineering field.
Class 7 Introduction of the state of the art how CAE working in industries (The sixth lecturer, from industry) Understand today's practical usage in industry.
Class 8 Introduction of the state of the art how CAE working in industries, and expectation towards future development (The sixth lecturer, from industry) Discuss about CAE in industry in future.

Textbook(s)

None of books asigned for textbook. Several materials are provided by lecturers.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None to be specified

Assessment criteria and methods

By sum up the scores by all lecturers' evaluations. No final examination.

Related courses

  • MTH.A211 : Advanced Linear Algebra I
  • LAS.D113 : Descriptive Geometry and Drawing
  • MEC.D201 : Mechanical Vibrations
  • MEC.C331 : Strength and Fracture of Materials (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MEC.F331 : Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • MEC.F431 : Computational Thermo-Fluid Dynamics
  • MEC.D531 : Experimental Modal Analysis for Structural Dynamics
  • MEC.J333 : Fundamentals of Tribology
  • MEC.N331 : Automotive Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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