3D CAM Programming (NX)

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTA0602
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Lindberg, Pertti
Teacher Team: Lindberg, Pertti ; Billing, Mika
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-KT-2010   3 spring   4.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
I-KT-2010V   3 spring   4.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
I-KT-2011   3 spring   4.0        
I-KT-2011V   3 spring   4.0        
I-KT-2012   3 spring   4.0        
I-KT-2012V   3 spring   4.0        
I-KT-2013   3 spring   4.0        
KT-2014   3 spring   4.0        
KT-2014V   3 spring   4.0        
KT-2015   4 autumn   4.0        

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

IKTA0303 Computer Aided Manufacturing
IKTA0306 Gearbox project
IKTA0501 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

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