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Curso cero en Dibujo Técnico en Ingeniería 2019/2020

Presentation and objetives

In order to enhance your academic performance in this new stage that you are now starting, the Carlos III University is organising zero courses for you to acquire the knowledge and skills that the University considers essential for you to start your degree with a better preparation. During the month of August, the University offers you a website where you will be able to find support material (videos and exercises) that will be of great help to prepare you for the Zero Course.

It is a very enjoyable way of assessing your knowledge, advancing your studies and interacting with your classmates. It is important to work on the platform in August. In order to access it, we will send each enrolled student the corresponding login and password by email. You will also have this information available when you consult your assigned groups.


The Zero Course in Technical Drawing in Engineering is aimed especially at new students in:

  • Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering 
  • Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering 
  • Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering
  • Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering 
  • Bachelor in Energy Engineering
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering
  • Dual Bachelor in Engineering Physics and Industrial Technologies Engineering


The courses will be taught by professors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University.


  • Profª. Ana María Gómez Amador


  • Prof. Dña. Ana Mª Gómez Amador
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  • Prof. D. Antonio Díaz Álvarez
  • Profª. Dña. Silvia Santos Cuadros
Jose Antonio Calvo

Place, date and times

The zero course is organised in two phases:

PHASE 1: On-line sessions with asynchronous teaching.

This phase takes place during the month of August.

An average of 20-25 hours of work is required to satisfactorily meet the objectives of each of the courses in the on-line phase, depending on the student's previous training.

PHASE 2: Face-to-face sessions

This phase runs from August 28 to 31.

The Zero Course in Technical Drawing has a total duration of 10 hours, organised as follows:

  • Days: 28, 29, 30 and 31 August.
  • Hours: 2.30 hours per day
  • Venue: Sabatini Building, Classrooms: 2.3.CO1, 2.3.CO2
  • Timetable: 17:45 to 20:15 hours

The list of admitted students will be published on 27 July.

Programme and timetable


The student must come to class with the following material:

  •  Square and bevel
  •  Millimetre ruler
  •  Pencil or pencil
  •  Eraser
  •  Compass

The exercises to be carried out during the classes will be provided by the teacher in the classes.