Courses & Units

Advanced Manufacturing ZAE206

Introduction

You will develop self-guided inquiry skills, enabling you to explore and continuously develop your awareness of advancements in the field of manufacturing and engineering. You will identify areas of new research and practice that aim to extend the precision, inter-operability/connectivity, automation, tele-presence, speed and scale, durability and sustainability of manufacturing systems, processes and outputs. This includes innovations at each stage in the design, production and application of engineered objects. You will focus on assessing the positive and negative impacts of ‘disruptive’ technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, micro- and nano-electromechanics (N/MEMS) and ‘Industry 4.0’ on society, individuals, the environment and economics. You will also examine the presence and influence of high-tech and advanced manufacturing in Tasmania, and the international contribution that Tasmania makes to advanced manufacturing. You will reflect on our own role and professional development plans in the context of local and global innovation and development.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Manufacturing
Unit code ZAE206
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Equipment Design
Coordinator

TBA

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

1. Conduct self-guided inquiry to develop and main awareness of advancements in the field of engineering and manufacturing

2. Evaluate the impact of new technologies from ethical, social, environmental, economic and personal perspectives

3. Differentiate and explain connections between place-based and global innovations

4. Create and justify professional development plans based on areas of professional interest and abilities

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

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Teaching

Assessment

1. Reflection on industry developments (10%)

2. Case study (50%)

3. Assignment: ethical issues (40%)

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Textbooks

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