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|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Dr Jason Lavroff
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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1. Identify a series of design requirements in relation to a design brief.
2. Apply and synthesise mechanical and mechatronic engineering theory in a manufacturing related design process.
3. Validate the functional base of a design proposal including the use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to enable the future identification of peak stresses according to predicted loads.
4. Prepare a precise specification of a design with fully dimensioned and detailed engineering drawings using CAD software.
5. Work as part of a professional engineering team to develop a professional engineering design report.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,798.00||030701|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Two major assessments: 2 x design project reports (50% each)
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