Automotive Engineering

Technical Drawing and Introduction to CAD

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

Types of drawings and diagrams. Title blocks. Dimensioning. Tolerances and fits. Surface specifications. Materials specifications. Heat treatment specifications. Coating layers. Illustration of fasteners. Literature. Discussion of example drawings. Use of the computer in product development.

Learning outcomes

Composition and creation of single and multi-part drawings including a BOM (Bill of Materials). Composition of technical shapes. Dimensioning of parts. Knowledge regarding the use of computers in product development from concept to testing.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Klein: Einführung in die DIN-Normen, B. G. Teubner und Beuth
Viebahn U.: Technisches Freihandzeichnen, Springer Verlag. Frischherz/Domayer: Die normgerechte Werkzeichnung. Teil 1 und 2. Verlagsbuchhandlung Wien.

Mode of delivery

Intergrated course: lectures and tutorials with supervision as well as independant study

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Independent creation of a detailed drawing of a specified component