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This project has to do with computer aided design techniques in mechanical design. It shows the various steps of design process, necessary for designing a machine component, the importance of drafting and the basic traditional methods of modeling. And finally, introduce the new methods of drafting and modeling through the CAD and CAM software.
It also shows the advantages and disadvantages of using CAD software for visualization purposes and there is a reference of some of the most popular CAD software.
Further more there is a presentation of the most important features of the Autodesk Inventor and the various capabilities it offers.
Finally it shows how simple a mechanical assembly can be shown with the aid of CAD software. The program used for visualizations, as referred above, is Autodesk Inventor professional 2008. The assembly drawings that were made are those of a Machined Casting, Rocking Arm, Wood Plane, Machine Vice and Hand Drill.


Higher Technical Institute
Το πλήρες κείμενο είναι διαθέσιμο από το Υπουργείο Ενέργειας, Εμπορίου Βιομηχανίας και Τουρισμού.


Library of Cyprus University of Technology

Contributor :

Demetriou, Paraskevas





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Απαγορεύεται η δημοσίευση ή αναπαραγωγή, ηλεκτρονική ή άλλη χωρίς τη γραπτή συγκατάθεση του δημιουργού και κάτοχου των πνευματικών δικαιωμάτων.


Constantinou, Georgios , “Computer aided design techniques in mechanical design ,” Αψίδα, accessed February 24, 2020,