CAD/CAM and 3D printing (5 cr)
21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023
09.01.2023 - 30.04.2023
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Mode of delivery
60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning
Faculty of Technology (LAB)
0 - 40
- Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Wood Technology
- Ari Vesikko
- Timo Roininen
- Arin verkkoluennot (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
- Timon Verkkoluento 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
- Arin verkkoluennot
- Verkkoluento 1
The student is able to:
- Key concepts and features of CNC technology
- Basics of CAD / CAM technology
- create CNC toolpaths using CAM software
- machine the planned toolpath with a CNC milling machine
- model the plan as a 3D model and print the model on a 3D printer.
Implementation and methods of teaching
CAD/CAM planning and simulation in network.
3D-printing simulation in network.
Timing and attendance
Sceduled timetable lessons in Moodle environment.
Learning material and recommended literature
App manuals and networks manuals.
Working life cooperation
RPL, recognition of prior learning
Student computers + ZOOM + Moodle.
Student time use and work load
Average student: 5*27 hours. 50 hours lessons and guidance.
The student learns:
- knows the basics of CNC machining
- knows the basics of the G code of a CNC machine
- can draw technical drawings and edit them with CAD software
- can create CNC toolpaths from a CAD model with CAM software
- knows the basics how to print a CAD model of a product with a 3D printer
Additional information for students: previous knowledge etc._peppi
Prior knowledge: Basics knowledge of CAD.
Weekly assigments must be completed satisfactorily.
The student does not meet the requirements for digital modeling and manufacturing.
Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)
The student is able to produce 3D models with CAD software, create NC machine toolpaths from a CAD model and create G-code of the model with a 3D printer according to the instructions.
Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)
The student is able to produce models with CAD software in a variety of ways, create toolpaths from an CAD model on an NC machine and create G-code from a model with a 3D printer and justify the choices made.
Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)
In addition to the previous knowledge and skills, the student has a developing attitude and the ability to transfer their knowledge to the entire work group.