units

IDE1802

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design

Coordinator(s)

Mr David Trickey

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • Second semester 2017 (Day)

Synopsis

The use of materials and manufacturing processes with particular reference to their application in product design. Product life cycle and environmental design considerations are taken into account to include disassembly techniques and the recycling of metals and plastics. Students gain an understanding of design applicable for low volume manufacture or batch production.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have a basic knowledge of manufacturing methods
  2. understand the properties of materials, used in manufacturing purposes
  3. be able to interpret product designs for low volume, batch production
  4. have a basic knowledge of applied mechanics relating to product design materials and structures
  5. appreciate product life, recycling and environmental issues.

Assessment

Class assignments: 60% Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

3 hours lectures and tutorials and 9 hours independent study

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

IDE2401