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Research on Teaching Method of Mold Course Based on CAD/CAE/CAM Technology

, , , , College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology

iJET Volume 12, Number 7, ISSN 1863-0383 Publisher: International Journal of Emerging Technology in Learning, Kassel, Germany


The teaching of the traditional mold courses focus on the illustration of theoretical knowledge. Therefore, associating the design, evaluation, and manufacture links as a whole is difficult. Students cannot shape system knowledge, thereby making the study difficult. In addition, traditional teaching cannot meet the current enterprise needs of talents who have mold CAD/CAE/CAM technology. This study presents a teaching method that applies CAD/CAE/CAM technology to mold teaching. First, the positive effects of these technologies on the mold design and manufacturing process are introduced. Thereafter, lamp cover is used as an example to establish a series of computer-aided teaching development processes using existing software for mold design, mold flow analysis, and machining simulation. Lastly, survey results demonstrate that the effects of the proposed teaching method are better than the traditional method. Moreover, students and enterprises are substantially recognized in this teaching method.


Li, X., Ding, S., Wei, J. & Wang, Q. (2017). Research on Teaching Method of Mold Course Based on CAD/CAE/CAM Technology. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 12(7), 136-145. Kassel, Germany: International Journal of Emerging Technology in Learning. Retrieved May 15, 2021 from .