Engineering Graphics

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Graphics

  • Host University

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Engineering Graphics (222 - 13969)
    Study: Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering
    Semester 2/Spring Semester
    1st Year Course/Lower Division

    Please note: this course is cross-listed under the majority of engineering departments. Students should select the course from the department that best fits their area of study.

    Students are expected to have completed:

    Technical Drawing

    Compentences and Skills that will be Acquired and Learning Results:

    1. To interpret and perform Industrial drawings.
    2. To manage representation systems, their geometric basis, normalized agreements and symbols.
    3. To express graphical ideas, designs and projects in a precise and normalized way.
    4. To put into practice the knowledge about industrial design and computer assited design.
    5. To Use a CAD software to virtual modeling, assembling and drafting mechanical assemblies.

    Description of Contents: Course Description

    1.- Normalized representation systems:
    1.1.- Descriptive Geometry (Monge's system): geometric basis, revolutions, plane changing, distances, angles, etc.
    1.2.- Axonometric system: basis, isometric system, representation of industrial parts.
    2.-Normalized representation of basic industrial elements.
    2.1. - Industrial drawing rules.
    2.2.- Axiliary views, cross sections.
    2.3.- Assembly and part drawings.
    2.4.- annotation rules.
    2.5.- Dimensional and geometrical tolerances.
    3.-Computed assisted design
    3.1.- modeling
    3.2.- assembling
    3.3.- drafting

    Learning Activities and Methodology:

    Theoretical presentations
    Drawing exercises
    Computer exercises by CAD
    Personal and group working.
    Drawing mechanism design
    Drawing Development

    Assessment System:

    Final Exam for the course: 60%
    Continuous Assessment: 40%

    2.5 points over 6 points are required in the ordinary exam to pass the subject

    Basic Bibliography:

    Jesús Félez; Mª Luisa Martínez. Dibujo Industrial. Síntesis. 1996
    Meneses, Álvarez, Rodríguez. Introducción al Solid Edge. Thomson Paraninfo. 2007

    Additional Bibliography:

    B. Ramos Barbero y E. García Maté. Dibujo Técnico. AENOR.
    C. Preciado y F.J. Moral. Normalización del dibujo técnico. Ed. Donostiarra.
    F. J. Rodríguez de Abajo y R. Galarraga. Normalización del dibujo industrial. Ed. Donostiarra. 1993
    Izquierdo Asensi. Geometría descriptiva. Autor.
    Varios autores. Normas UNE. UNE.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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