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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

-To give students the skills and understanding to produce solid models and drawings of engineering components.

Learning outcomes

-Use solid modelling software to create 3D solid models from orthographic engineering drawings.
-To create assembly models of engineering components using solid modelling software.
-To create engineering orthographic and isometric drawings from solid models of engineering components.

Course contents

-Drawing (working with sketches).
-Part design (protrusions, cut-outs, thin region features, family of parts, lofted parts, swept parts, molded parts, working with variable tables.
-Assembly Techniques.
-Stress analysis design of components (working with femap and engineering references).

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

The Solid Modelling course IM-2-045(0) is for Plastics Technology and Plastteknik 1st year students. Plastics Technology and Plastteknik 2nd year and Industrial Management 3rd year students should take IM-2-045(1).

You may obtain the software for home use from solidedge.fi

Recommended or required reading

Follow Solid Edge tutorials from help menu.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 70 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 40 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 90 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Vihtonen Mathew

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2009-01-30 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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