Course detail

Computer modelling in power electrical engineering.

FEKT-NPMEAcad. year: 2015/2016

Information about current methods of computer graphics used for solid modelling. Extension of knowledge about imaging, dimensional and geometrical precision, parametrical modelling. Desing and technology documentation. 3D model presentation, vizualization and animation. Photorealistic presentation and graphic processing of electrical machines and apparatus in CAD systems. (AutoCAD, 3D Studio MAX, Autodesk Mechanical Desktop, MechSoft-Profi, Autodesk Inventor.)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Improvement of knowledge about systems for solid modelling and design and their applying at creation of drawing documentation.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

3D Studio-Reference Manual,Autodesk, AutoCAD - Reference Manual,Autodesk, Inc
Open Inventor is The Inventor Mentor by Josie Wernecke (ISBN 0-201-62495-8).

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

40 points - exam
40 points - individual projects
20 points - test

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. CAD systems principles
2. Modelling, solid and surface modelling - principles
3. Parametrical modelling
4. Boolean function on 2D and 3D objects
5. Introduction to dimensions, dimension style and associative dimensions
6. Data exchange between CAD systems, external files objects
7. Drawing documentation from 3D model, sections and slices
8. Vizualization
9. Animace
10. Graphical systems for CAD
11. FEM - program Ansys WorkBench
12. Digitalization of 3D objects
13. Data processing of digital video
1. AutoCAD - extension of basic knowledges
2. Modelling principles
3. Autodesk Mechanical Desctop - parametric modelling
4. Builds-up - MechSoft-Profi
5. 3D Studio MAX - basic
6. 3D Studio MAX - extension
7. External references
8. Creation of drawing documentation with using of 3D model
9. Indivudual work - project at AutoCAD
10. Individual work - project at 3D Studio MAX
11. Individual work - Autodesk Inventor
12. Individual work - video edit
13. Credit


Possibilities of graphical systems for CAD

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-SVE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, optional specialized
    branch MN-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional interdisciplinary

Type of course unit


Exercise in computer lab

65 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer