In this unit students' design and teamwork skills are 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 is provided to Finite Element Analysis (FEA), 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|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Develop a project scope and design requirements from a design brief for an engineering project.
- Apply and synthesise mechanical and mechatronic engineering theory in the design process aimed specifically for manufacture
- 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
- Design a specification with fully dimensioned and detailed engineering drawings using CAD software
- Function as an effective team member in the development of a professional engineering design report
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PrerequisitesENG201 or ENG202
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ENG314
|Assessment||Report (40%)|Report (40%)|Peer based assessments (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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