Computer Aided Engineering

Description

Develops basic spatial skill through the use of a solid modelling system. Skills at interpreting and visualizing 3D objects in 2D format are developed. Creation and assembly of solid model representation of machine components. Creating 2D engineering drawings from solid models. Development of advanced technical sketching skills to aid communication in engineering design. Exposure to basic workshop practice techniques and application of the basic skills to undertake a project.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop spatial skills

2. Develop technical sketching skills

3. Interpretation of 3D objects from 2D format

4. Develop basic workshop practice skills

5. Skills of using solids model

Content

Develops basic spatial skill through the use of a solid modelling system. Skills at interpreting and visualizing 3D objects in 2D format are developed. Creation and assembly of solid model representation of machine components. Creating 2D engineering drawings from solid models. Development of advanced technical sketching skills to aid communication in engineering design. Exposure to basic workshop practice techniques and application of the basic skills to undertake a project.

To comply with Occupational Health and Safety regulations, students are required to have basic person protection equipment (PPE) from week 1 which will cost a minimum of $60. Specific requirements are contained in the course outline available through the GENG1000 Blackboard site which students can access after they have enrolled.

Assumed Knowledge

MECH1220

Assessment Items

Essay: Computer Aided Solids Modelling Quizzes

Written Assignment: Computer Aided Solids Modelling Assignment

Quiz: Spatial Awareness Quiz

Project: Workshop Practice

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Written Assignment: Sketching assignment

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Computer Lab: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory fieldwork induction.

Contact Hours

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Total of 6 hours contact per week

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term