ECTS - Computer Aided Engineering and Design

Computer Aided Engineering and Design (AE103) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Computer Aided Engineering and Design AE103 1 4 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Demir Bayka
  • Instructor İlter İmran Bodur
  • Instructor Uluç Yamalı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective is to be acquainted with computer aided engineering tools and to learn computer aided design.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Basic aspects of engineering
  • Fundamental principles and rules of engineering
  • Understanding the role of an engineer in society
  • Design phylosophy of engineering
  • Practising computer aided engineering with various software tools
  • Learning to use a computer aided design program
Course Content Introduction to solidworks software with solid modeling and technical drawing applications, 2D sketching commands and practices, 2D sketching practices, 3D solid modeling commands, screw, gear and cam drawings (cap screw, straight/helix gear wheels, crankshaft), assembly drawing, wheel rim, suspension system assembly, ball joint, 3D sketching,

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the engineering method and application examples. Introduction to the Solidworks solid modelling program, 2D sketch drawing, extrusion technique using a 2D sketch with an application example
2 2D sketching with Solidworks, introduction to assemblies with an application example.
3 3D sketching with Solidworks with an application example.
4 Technical drawing techniques from solid models using Solidworks with an application example.
5 Solid modelleng by revolving sketches with Solidworks, filleting, trimming techniques, assembling of parts, assembly technical drawings with an application example.
6 Solid modelling by revolving sketches with Solidworks, composite modelleing, pattern features, trimming features, filleting on solid models, modification techniques on solid models, solid model visualizaton techniques with an application example on a automobile wheel rim.
7 Design intents with Solidworks, design integration, assembly of parts, assembly of sub-assemblies with an application example on the suspension system of an automobile.
8 Block procedures with Solidworks, designing movable parts within assemblies and imposing constraints with an application example on the ball joints of wheel connections.
9 Sketch dimensioning with Solidworks, 3D sketching, 3D piping design and layout with an application example on a grill frame.
10 Solidworks paket programı ile teknik resim ve ortoganal görüntülerin oluşturulması, otomobilin komple tekerlek ve süspansiyon sistemleri üzerinde uygulama örneği
11 Surface modelling with Solidworks with an application example on the frame cover of a race car.
12 Metal sheet modelling using Solidworks with an application example on the fuel tank of a race car.
13 Weldments using Solidworks with an application example on the frame of a race car.
14 Introduction to mold design techniques using Solidworks.


Course Book 1. 1. Ders notları (elektronik olarak indirilebilen pdf formatlı dosyalar)
2. 2. Haftalık datashow sunumlar ve elektronik olarak indirilebilen powerpoint ile hazırlanmış dosyalar
3. 3. Solidworks firması tarafından hazırlanan ve elektronik olarak indirilebilen pdf formatlı dosyalar.
Other Sources 4. 1. Tasarıma yardımcı olacak resimler ve örnek tasarımlar
5. 2. Solidworks programı kullanılarak hazırlanan videolar

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 6 40
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 22 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems.
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 6 3 18
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 41