iCAD/CAEt
Carnegie Mellon
University

24-688: Introduction to CAD/CAE Tools

PS11   
  Fall 2013   

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Lecture Notes
Cluster Projects (CP)

Handouts
Problem Sets (PS)
PS & Due Dates
1 8/29
R
Section 1: Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Ideation and Conceptual Design Tools

o Elements of design
o Product development cycle overview
o Market demands and trends for products
o Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) overview
o Course automotive seat design project introduction
o Ideation and conceptual design phase introduction
o Benefits and use cases of ideation and conceptual design
o Demonstration (Automotive Seat Design)
  -  Market and Sales Requirements (Inputs and Analysis)
  -  Determine Product Requirements
  -  Conceptual Thumb Nail Sketches
  -  Theme Selection
  -  Conceptual Renderings
Course Introduction
Conceptual Design

CP1-1 Basic Shapes
CP1-2 Water Bottle Concept
CP1-3 Automobile Wheel Concept
PS1

Shaded Seat Image.png
(Software: Autodesk SketchBook Designer)

 
PS1 Out
2 9/3
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
  How to submit your PS1 work  
  9/5
R
Component Design with CAD
o Product Design Phase Part 1
o The evolution of CAD
o Benefits of Digital Prototype Design
o General 3D Design Concepts
o Demonstration (Component Design Basics)
  -  Autodesk Inventor User Interface
  -  Sketching Part 1
  -  Basic Part Modeling
  -  Work Features
  -  Part Features
3D Product Design

CP2-1 Clevis Mount Part
CP2-2 Flange Manifold Part
CP2-3 Air Cover Part
PS2

Flange Part Drawing
Part Modeling Best Practices
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS1 Solutions
PS1 Due
(9/6 Fri 3pm)

PS2 Out
3 9/10
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
     
  9/12
R
Free-form Shape Design with CAD, Design for Manufacturing
o Product Design Phase Part 2
o Design for manufacturing introduction
o Designing styled components
o Demonstration (Styled Component Design)
  -  Surfacing
  -  Plastic Part Features
  -  Advanced Fillets
  -  SketchBook Designer Curve Complex Shape
Detailed Component Design

IA1: Web cam sketches
(Very good, Good, Average)

CP3-1 Fillet Features
CP3-2 Plastic Part Shell Method
CP3-3 Plastic Part Thicken Method
 (Plastic_Case.ipt,
  Stop-Block.ipt, 
  Upper_Plastic_Case.ipt)
PS3

Slide Plastic Cover.ipt
Switch.ipt
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS2 Solutions
PS2 Due
(9/12 Fri 3pm)

PS3 Out
4 9/17
T

 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)

     
  9/19
R
 
Bill of Materials, Collaborative Design
o Product Design Phase Part 3
o Top Down and Bottom Up Design Methods
o Manufacturing and Engineering Bill of Materials (BOMs)
o Team and Collaborative Based Design
o Demonstration (Automotive Seat Assembly)
  -  Assembly Environment
  -  Constraints
  -  Standard Components
  -  Designing for Change in Context

QUIZ 1 @ BH 140E (Readme, Preview)

Assemblies

IA2: Car sketches
(Very good, Good, Average)

CP4-1 Assemblies and Constraints
CP4-2 Assembly Interaction
CP4-3 Designing in Context
Cluster Project Files

PS4

Instruction Video
Model Files
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS3 Solutions

PS3 Due
(9/20 Fri noon)

PS4 Out

CAD Project
Team Members

Seat Images
Seat Assembly Files
5 9/24
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
     
  9/26
R
Designing for Change
o Designing for change
o Automating the design and configurations
o Demonstration (Automotive seat switches and drive gear)
  -  Parameters
  -  Engineering Calculators
  -  iLogic
  -  Model Relationships
Design Automation

CP5-1 Gear Generator
CP5-2 iLogic Part 1
CP5-3 iLogic Part 2
CP5-4 iLogic Part 3
CP5-5 iLogic Part 4
Cluster Project Files
PS5

Instruction Video
Model Files
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS4 Solutions
PS4 Due
(9/27 Fri noon)

PS5 Out
6 10/1
T

Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)

     
  10/3
R
Design Documentation, Engineering Drawings
o Design Documentation Requirements
o Importance and Benefits of design documentation
o When do you need documentation and when do you not
o Drawing Requirements (Detailed Drawings & Assembly Drawings)
o Demonstration (Drawing and Annotation of Seat Components)
  -  Sheet Setup
  -  View Creation
  -  Annotation Types
  -  Annotation Placement

QUIZ 2 @ BH 140E (Readme)

Drawings

CP6-1 Drawing View Creation
CP6-2 Dimensions and Annotations
CP6-3 Assembly Drawings
Cluster Project Files
PS6

Model Files
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS5 Solutions
PS5 Due
(10/4 Fri noon)

PS6 Out
7 10/8
T

 

     
  10/10
R
Visualization for Product Development
o Design visualization throughout product development
o Benefits of design visualization
o Utilizing Engineering Data Throughout Organization
o Demonstration (Automotive seat design selection)
  -  Design approval
  -  Fabric selection
  -  Sales and Marketing image support
  -  Plastic Part Visualization
Showcase Visualization

CP7-1 Showcase Basics
CP7-2 Materials and Lights
CP7-3 Shots Alternatives Behaviors
Cluster Project Files

Q2-1 Good Work
PS6 Solutions PS6 Due
(10/11 Fri noon)
How to use Camtasia
WinCamtasiaRelay
MacCamtasiaRelay


CAD Project Interim Report Due
(10/10 Thu 6pm)
8 10/15
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
    CAD Project
Final Report Due
(10/16 Wed noon)
  10/17
R
 

CAD Project Presentations

     
    Mid-Semester Break
9 10/22
T

QUIZ 3 @ BH 140E (Readme)

     
  10/24
R
Section 2: Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Linear Structural Analysis
o Overview of second half of course
o The role of simulation and validation part 1
o The benefits of simulation part 1
o General FEA Linear Theory and Requirements
o Demonstration (Automotive plastic/metal component)
  -  Meshing, Loads, Constraints
  -  Basic Part Level FEA
  -  Part Optimization
  -  General Materials
  -  Linear Structural Analysis
Linear Structural Analysis

CP9-1 Adding Loads and Constraints
CP9-2 Viewing Analysis Results
CP9-3 Assembly Simulation Analysis
CP9-4 Design Optimization and Convergence
Cluster Project Files
PS7

Model_Files
(Software: Autodesk Inventor Professional)
PS7 Out
10 10/29
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
     
  10/31
R
Non-Linear Structural Analysis
o The role of simulation and validation part 2
o The benefits of simulation part 2
o General FEA Nonlinear Theory and Requirements
o Demonstration (Automotive seat loading requirements validation)
  -  Meshing
  -  Advanced Material properties
  -  Contact types
  -  Result Reviews
Non-linear Structural Analysis

CP10-1 Linear Static Stress
CP10-2 Nonlinear Static Stress
CP10-3 Nonlinear Static Stress
Cluster Project Files
PS8

Model_Files
(Software: Autodesk Simulation Multiphysics)
PS7 Solutions
PS7 Due
(11/1 Fri noon)

PS8 Out
11 11/5
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
     
  11/7
R
Kinematics Analysis
o Kinematics role in simulation and optimization
o Theory and Benefits
o Kinematics requirements
o Demonstration (Automotive Seat frame or handle release assembly study)
  -  Joints
  -  Forces
  -  Assembly structure
  -  Results
Dynamic Motion Simulation

CP11-1 Introduction to Dynamic Simulation
CP11-2 Create Joints
CP11-3 Windshield Wiper Assembly
Cluster Project Files

PS9

Model Files
(Software:
Autodesk Inventor Professional,  Autodesk Simulation Multiphysics)

PS8 Solutions

PS8 Due
(11/8 Fri noon)

PS9 Out

CAE Project

How to create and submit your project video
12 11/12
T

 

   
 
  11/14
R
Mechanical Event
o Benefits of combining analysis information
o Design Optimization
o Demonstration
  - Motion forces
  - Component FEA from motion forces
  - Design optimization
  - Results
Mechanical Event Simulation

CP12-1 Linear Analysis from Dynamic Simulation
CP12-2 Piston Mechanical Event Simulation
CP12-3 Lift Assembly Simulation
Cluster Project Files

PS10

Model Files
(Software: Autodesk Simulation Multiphysics)
PS9 Solutions

PS9 Due
(11/15 Fri noon)

PS10 Out
13 11/19
T

QUIZ 4 @ BH 140E (Readme)

 

 

 
  11/21
R
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis
o The role of CFD within the product design cycle
o CFD Analysis General Theory
o Benefits of CFD simulation
o Demonstration (Automotive airflow around seat or lumbar value)
  -  Model Setup
  -  Meshing
  -  Fluid Flow Loads
  -  Analysis Results

CFD Analysis

PS11 (updated)
Cloud CFD Tutorial
Report

PS10 Due
(11/22 Fri noon)
PS11 Out

CAE Project
Interim Report
(11/21 Thu 6pm)
14 11/26
T
 Computer Cluster Sessions
(10:30 - 1:30 @ BH140E)
     
  11/28
R

 
Thanksgiving

 

 
15 12/3
T

QUIZ 5 @ BH 140E (Readme)

    CAE Project
Final Report Due
(12/4 Wed noon)
  12/5
R

CAE Project Presentations

 

(Software: Autodesk Inventor Publisher)
PS10 Solutions

PS11 Due
(12/9 Mon 6pm)
    CFD CP14-1: Unsteady Internal Fluid Flow
CP14-2: Unsteady External Fluid Flow
CP14-3: Unsteady Fluid Flow Additional Loading Options
Cluster Project Files

PS11 (old one)

ModelFiles
Fluid - Worst Case Poisiton.ach
(Software: Autodesk Simulation Multiphysics)

 
    Design Optimization
o Design Changes
o Design Optimization
o Live Demonstration (Automotive seat study)
  -  Model Relationships
  -  Simulation Results
  -  Design Optimization
Design Optimization

CP13-1: MES Drop Test Simulation
CP13-2: Design Modifications
Cluster Project Files

 

 
   

Manufacturing and Service
o Leveraging engineering data throughout the organization
o Benefits for field service and manufacturing
o Demonstration (Automotive side assembly instructions)
  -  Story Board
  -  Annotations and Descriptions
  -  Snapshots
  -  Assembly instruction video

Manufacturing and Services

CP15-1: Authoring an Assembly into Autodesk Inventor Publisher
CP15-2: Annotation and Appearance
CP15-3: Play and Publish
Cluster Project Files

 

 

 

 

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