This unit covers preparing the 3-D computer-aided drafting (CAD) environment, creating and modifying 3-D solid models, and producing output from the 3-D model.
This unit is suitable for those working within a drafting work environment and may be applied across a range of engineering disciplines. This unit applies to the production of 3-D solid models using CAD modelling software. Operations at this level include, but are not limited to, the creation and manipulation of entities, such as arcs, lines and primitives, such as spheres, cones, cylinders and boxes. It includes the use of region and solid modelling techniques, section views, and pre-drawn library files. Work also includes extraction of properties and application of basic rendering techniques.
This unit includes applications in CAD, computer graphics and animation, rapid prototyping, medical testing and visualisation of scientific research.