Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: A systematic method of capturing design requirements, tools for ideation, estimation and decision-making. Primary and secondary manufacturing processes, assembly techniques. Engineering graphics for problem-solving, manufacturing communication and ideation. Report writing, teamwork in solving design problems involving the integration of mechatronic elements in prototype conception, construction and testing.
Objectives: The student is expected to develop basic engineering design skills that include techniques for defining problems from open-ended specifications, tools for creating design concepts and systematic procedures for choosing between design alternatives. The student will also become aware of a range of manufacturing technologies, be able to design artifacts to suit those processes, and be able to communicate the design intent by drawings produced to the Australian Standard AS1100.
Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 40%, Tutorial work: 10%, Assignments: 50%.
Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory, 1 hour practice classes and 6 hours of private study per week
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 42 cps