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3D CAM Programming (NX)

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IMEP0203
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Lindberg, Pertti
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
4I-EM-5N, I-MX-4N2016-01-04 – 2016-05-07Pertti LindbergEnglish2015-12-07 – 2016-01-10

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to create mfg files for a 2-5 axis NC machine by means of NX software, from the manufacturing model to the simulation and postprosessing. The student will obtain a step-by-step knowledge of the process.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 108 h
- of which scheduled studies: 56 h
- of which autonomous studies: 52 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

IMEP0202 3D Modeling and Product Lifecycle Management (NX and Teamcenter)


Creating the mfg model and operation containing machine tool, co-ordinate system and retraction surface. Creating NC Sequences and their simulation. Creating CL data files.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Handouts provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises, use of NC-machines.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exercises and examination.