Courses & Units

Advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD) ZAE204

Introduction

Using more advanced features of digital design toolsets, you will engage more deeply in design methods and practices by developing more complex designs. In this unit, you will specify appropriate materials and joins based on knowledge of mechanics and progressing these from a concept to detailed design and evaluation. Technical drawing will be developed to convey detailed design information.
These skills will be used to consider approaches to innovation by developing an equipment design idea that addresses sustainability through re-use, repurposing and/or recycling of manufactured objects. Through a process of appreciative inquiry (building on strengths) you will also reflect on the complete design process to identify your personal approach to creative and design thinking, critical thinking and pre-emptive problem-solving.

You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry

Summary

Unit name Advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Unit code ZAE204
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
University College
Discipline STEAM
Coordinator Mr Mark Shelton
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply design methods and practices to progress a design idea
  • Use advanced features of digital toolsets for design and engineering drawing
  • Analyse product life cycle management to develop innovative and sustainable design solutions
  • Reflect on and evaluate your own design capabilities to communicate professional development opportunities
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030701 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,798.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ZAT122

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit is taught in blended mode with weekly recorded tutorials and weekly live support sessions. There are no face-to-face requirements for this unit.

AssessmentAT2: Weekly Design Tasks (30%)|AT3: Detailed Design (40%)|AT1: Concept Design (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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