British Columbia Institute of


MTEC 7048 - Advanced CAD/CAE

Manufacturing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

In this course, students will learn advanced applications of Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the mechanical and manufacturing engineering. Topics include the applications of CAD in assembly analysis, tolerance analysis/stackup validation, dynamic motion simulation/analysis, and design optimization.


AICO 4048 or MECH 2202



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss safety and environmental concerns in engineering design.
  • Analyse and study the interaction of assembly components.
  • Implement tolerance analysis/stackup seamlessly in engineering design process.
  • Simulate mechanical mechanisms and output the numerical data of important kinematic and dynamic design parameters.
  • Apply a wide variety of static and dynamic loads to accurately evaluate the design performance.
  • Determine the size of the actuators required for mechanical mechanisms under static and dynamic loads.
  • Optimize design alternatives and determine the best design option by comparing measurable design parameters.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

MTEC 7048 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Manufacturing
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology


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