Computer Aided Design and Engineering: CAD, CAM

Computer Aided Design and Engineering: CAD, CAM

Course Description
CAD (Computer Aided Design) is the use of computer software to design and document a product's design process. Engineering drawing entails the use of graphical symbols such as points, lines, curves, planes and shapes. Used by engineers, architects, and construction managers, CAD has replaced manual drafting. It helps users creating designs in either 2D or 3D so that they can visualize the construction. CAD enables the development, modification, and optimization of the design process.

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) is a process of using a software to operate and control machine tools and facilitate the manufacturing of workpieces and products.

What will you learn?
You will go through 2 Modules, taught by 2 instructors.

Module 1 (Instructor: Ivaylo Marzev)

In this Module you will learn about Fundamental Processes that covers the essential NX task-based processes that new users will utilize when creating and editing parts. Student will be able to develop solid and assembly models and their drawings. These concepts can be applied in the real world of product development and collaboration. Topics, that will be covered:
  • Introduction. Sketcher
  • Feature Modeling
  • Assembly Modeling / Synchronous Modeling
  • Drafting

Module 2 (Instructor: Ivan Matanov)

In this Module you will learn about NX Manufacturing Fundamentals that provides NC programmer with the ability to gain a detailed insight into the powerful 2 and 3-axis milling and drilling modules in NX. Besides the basics this training teaches the Cavity Mil, Rest Milling, Z-level Profile and Contour Area. These modules enable the programmers to create drilling and milling programs in a structured way. Furthermore, the emphasis will be on creating an NC file and generating documents for the workplace. Topics, that will be covered:
  • General functions
  • 3-axis milling
  • 3-axis and 2-axis milling
  • 2-axis milling and Drilling

Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for individuals with mechanical, manufacturing, engineering, and industrial design education, who need to manage and use advanced CAD/CAM solutions:
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Industrial CAD Designers
  • Individuals, who have knowledge in design, drafting, NC coding and Milling Machines experience.

To attend this course, you'll need to have:
  • some experience with 3-axis milling machine.
  • knowledge about CNC ISO 6983 codes.
  • some experience with CNC program writing.
  • engineering education.
Group #: G30.2
Class hours: 10:00 – 14:00 UTC+4
# of class sessions: 16

No change.
  1. Tue, 04.10.2022
  2. Thu, 06.10.2022
  3. Tue, 11.10.2022
  4. Thu, 13.10.2022
  5. Tue, 18.10.2022
  6. Thu, 20.10.2022
  7. Tue, 25.10.2022
  8. Thu, 27.10.2022
  9. Tue, 01.11.2022
  10. Thu, 03.11.2022
  11. Tue, 08.11.2022
  12. Thu, 10.11.2022
  13. Tue, 15.11.2022
  14. Thu, 17.11.2022
  15. Tue, 22.11.2022
  16. Thu, 24.11.2022
Ivaylo Marzev

Ivaylo Marzev

Ivaylo Marzev has more than 14 years of experience in delivering Computer Aided Design and Engineering trainings. In his professional career he has managed various projects and programs – from pure core projects to high-end construction projects.

In terms of management experience, Ivaylo has a solid background in: end-to-end project and program management, team management (virtual & multinational teams), implementing change management initiatives, as well as integrating Modeling and Optimization teams.

Ivaylo is an expert trainer, consultant, and coach, who has delivered professional trainings for more than 500 professionals.

He trained 1 groups of CAD/CAM students in GITA ICT500 project. From 6 students, 5 were certified successfully.

Instructor's Certifications:
  • CAE Forum 2014 – Siemens
  • NX CAD – Siemens, 2014
  • Simcenter 11.0 Motion – Siemens, 2017
  • Simcenter 11.0 Pre/Post Fundamentals – Siemens, 2017
  • WinTool Data Administrator, 2015
  • NX Cafe Series – What is new in NX 1899 – Siemens, 2019
  • PLM Cafe – What is New in Simcenter 3D 2020.1 – Siemens, 2019

Ivan Matanov

Ivan Matanov Project Manager at SpaceCAD Ltd.

Ivan Matanov is a CAD/CAM/CAE Trainer, Consultant and Coach with more, than 19 years of experience in the field.

He delivers Certified Project Management trainings, consults customers and coach teams and individuals. Professional in machinery industry and a total of more than 16 years in the CADCAM software experience. Managed many, diverse and complex projects and programs.

Support Siemens NX and Siemens Solid Edge customers. Siemens NX CAD/CAM trainings for customerengineers. Postprocessors and Machine Simulation models creation, adaptation and testing. MDC/DNC and Tool Management software installation and trainings.

Since 2005 till now, he trained over 500 students.

Certification Exam

Exam: NX CAD Design Academic Certification from Siemens Digital Industries Software

NX CAD Design Certification is perfect for students who want to demonstrate core design skills in NX. The certification is achieved through an online exam that tests skills and knowledge of the NX software. NX Certification enhances the competitive edge and reputation of students and provides an industry recognized credential that students can use to advance their careers.

Certification Guide

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The trainings and the certification exams are completely free of charge for the participants.