Course syllabus CADAE - CAD/CAE (FFWT - WS 2015/2016)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Course title in English:
WS 2015/2016
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master; master continuing
Course type: optional
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Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Wood Science and Technology (FFWT)
Ing. Jan Tippner, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Acquiring of knowledge in the field of CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) with focus on tools based on a numerical analysis and relations of the tools to other parts of the CAE. Introduction to: software, methods, requirements to CAD models for CAE purposes, basic procedures of analyses, typical procedures of numerical model building in various engineering analyses.
Course content:
Introduction to the course, basics of CAE and FEA. (allowance 0/3)
Modeling considerations, types of analyses, typical procedure of FEA. (allowance 0/3)
Environment of CAE tools based on FEM. (allowance 0/3)
Building of geometrical models. (allowance 0/3)
Discretization, meshing, element types. (allowance 0/3)
Physical model (allowance 0/3)
Solution and results interpretation. (allowance 0/3)
Parametric modelling, probabilistic modelling. (allowance 0/3)
Structural analyses. (allowance 0/3)
Dynamic analyses. (allowance 0/3)
Thermal analyses. (allowance 0/3)
Project consultation. (allowance 0/3)
Project consultation. (allowance 0/3)
14.Project defence. (allowance 0/3)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
42 h
28 h
10 h
15 h
project work10 h
10 h
preparation for regular assessment
7 h
12 h
writing of seminar paper
15 h19 h
84 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
credits - in case of at least 80% attendance in excercises and approved seminary project (correct procedure of model building, correct description, layout as required in proposition)
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
KOLÁŘ, V. -- NĚMEC, I. -- KANICKÝ, V. FEM - Principy a praxe metody konečných prvků. 1st ed. Praha: Computer Press, 1997. 12 p. ISBN 80-7226-021-9.
AUTODESK, F. Studentský portál fy AUTODESK.  [online]. 2010. URL: .
PETRUŠKA, J. Počítačové metody mechaniky II – Metoda konečných prvků. Brno: VUT v Brně, 2003. 88 p.
FOŘT, P. -- KLETEČKA, J. Autodesk Inventor : adaptivní modelování v průmyslové praxi. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2004. 283 p. Učebnice pro střední školy. ISBN 80-251-0389-7.
JANÍČEK, P. Systémové pojetí vybraných oborů pro techniky : hledání souvislostí : učební texty I. 1st ed. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2007. 682 p. ISBN 978-80-7204-555-61.

FOŘT, P. -- KLETEČKA, J. Mechanical Desktop 6. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2002. 292 p. Učebnice pro střední školy. ISBN 80-7226-707-8.
Fundamentals of finite element analysis. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 494 p. ISBN 0-07-239536-2.
BERG, M. -- CHEONG, O. -- KREVELD, M. Computational Geometry : Algorithms and Applications.  Berlin, Heidelberg. 2008. ISBN 9783540779742. URL:
MADENCI, E. -- GUVEN, I. The finite element method and applications in engineering using ANSYS. New York: Springer, 2006. 686 p. ISBN 0-387-28289-0.
Finite element analysis: theory and application with ANSYS. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 861 p. ISBN 978-0-13-241651-1.
JANÍČEK, P. Systémové pojetí vybraných oborů pro techniky : hledání souvislostí : učební texty II. 1st ed. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2007. 683 p. ISBN 978-80-7204-556-32.

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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/02/2015.

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