MECH 410 and MECH520
Computer Aided Design

Course Homepage:

Dr. Armando Tura

Office: ELW B126,   Phone: (250) 721-8687, E-mail:

Research Interests:

Dr. Zuomin Dong

TAs: Arsalan Syed, Vahid Ahsani

Office: ELW B216,   Phone: (250)853-3197, E-mail:


(This website will be continuously updated, check for updates on a regular basis.)

Last updated December 29 2014



Course Outline

Important Dates, course calendar

Project Information

Project Proposal Description

Project Report Description Module I

Project Proposal Part2 Description

Project Report Description Module II


Presentations order:

Presentations should be pdf format.


Coming up:


CAD/CAE/CAM Resources

SolidWorks Tutorials and Related Documents

Unigraphics NX Tutorials and Related Documents

G-Code programming reference

Protototype Design and Manufacturing Guidelines

Grabcad a fun resourceful site

Interesting links:

How to create a BMW car body surface from images

How to import points to solidworks from a text file


Other Resources

Uvic Writing centre




Background Information