Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: CAD (Computer-Aided Design) -  (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 3 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) principles and techniques.

2.     To develop the skills required to create, modify, and analyze 2D and 3D models using CAD software.

3.     To enhance problem-solving abilities through the application of CAD tools in various design scenarios.

4.     To enable students to use CAD effectively for self-employment and career growth in the design industry.

Course Overview:

This course is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become proficient in Computer-Aided Design (CAD). The course will cover essential topics such as introduction to CAD, curves and surfaces, mathematical representation of solids, geometric transformations, and finite element analysis. Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical exercises, students will gain expertise in using CAD software and develop a strong foundation in design principles.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Interactive Lectures: Engaging lectures to introduce and explain CAD concepts and techniques.

2.     Practical Sessions: Hands-on practice using CAD software to reinforce learning and develop technical skills.

3.     Assignments: Regular assignments to apply CAD tools to real-world design problems and enhance problem-solving abilities.

4.     Case Studies: Analyzing and discussing case studies to understand the practical application of CAD in different industries.

5.     Project Work: Undertaking a CAD project to apply learned skills and gain practical experience in design.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Enhanced Employability: CAD skills are highly sought after in industries such as engineering, architecture, product design, and manufacturing. Acquiring CAD skills will significantly enhance the learner's employability prospects.

2.     Self-Employment Opportunities: CAD enables individuals to offer design services independently, opening avenues for self-employment and entrepreneurship.

3.     Efficient Design Process: CAD tools streamline the design process, reducing errors and improving productivity, which is crucial for career growth and self-employment success.


Module 1: Introduction to CAD

·         Overview of CAD and its applications

·         Understanding the CAD workspace and tools

·         Introduction to CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, SolidWorks)

Module 2: Curves and Surfaces

·         Types of curves (e.g., splines, Bezier curves)

·         Creating and editing curves

·         Surface modeling techniques

Module 3: Mathematical Representation of Solids

·         Representing solid objects using mathematical models (e.g., boundary representation, constructive solid geometry)

·         Creating 3D models using CAD software

·         Designing and editing solid models

Module 4: Geometric Transformations

·         Translation, rotation, scaling, and mirroring of objects

·         Understanding coordinate systems in CAD

·         Applying geometric transformations in design

Module 5: Finite Element Analysis

·         Introduction to finite element analysis (FEA)

·         Preparing CAD models for FEA

·         Analyzing and interpreting FEA results

Note: The contents mentioned above can be modified based on the specific requirements of learners or the location to cater to industry-specific needs or regional standards.

Please note that the syllabus provided is a general outline, and the actual duration and content distribution may vary depending on the course delivery format and the specific needs of the learners.

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