In this unit you will build upon your background skills in design that will be developed to a professional engineering standard through a series of design projects dealing with different aspects of mechanical and mechatronic design with a specific focus on manufacture. An introduction will be provided to Finite Element Analysis (FEA) that will be used as a basis for calculating the induced stresses in designed components to determine the structural strength of the proposed design solutions.
|Unit name||Design for Manufacture|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Jason Ali-Lavroff|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Propose concept solutions that capture implicit and explicit performance requirements for a mechanical design brief.
- Evaluate a preferred design against a design brief and identified performance criteria using relevant engineering theory, computational techniques and simulation tools.
- Validate the final design by testing a physically manufactured prototype.
- Document a designed product for manufacture and assembly through fully dimensioned and detailed engineering drawings prepared using CAD software and supported with a report for a hypothetical client.
- Manage a design project using systematic and professional processes within an authentic team environment.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesENG201 or ENG202
|Assessment||Report on preliminary design (20%)|Report on final design (60%)|Prototype testing (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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