The selected topic for an individual student may be anything in the range of computer use to support a
design process (CAD) to computer use supporting or controlling a manufacturing process (CAM).
Disregarding the details of the assignment however, the educational goals remain the same.
After the course the student is able to:
- demonstrate his or her understanding of the provided scientific materials in a discussion,
- explain the bottleneck or area in need for improvement,
- explain the impact of the topic for:
a) the people involved, b) the data flow in the software and c) the organisation.
- make recommendations for implementation of a solution or further research.
Course description/ contents:
Development and manufacturing of products are processes that rely heavily on the support of computer
software. This course challenges students to solve industrial problems by applying existing technologies.
Individual assignments in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing on topics not covered in the
regular courses. The content, form and extent is determined in consultation with the chair.
Activities are: problem analysis, literature study, proposal/selection of solutions, possibly a realization
and review of the effects.