Computer Aided Engineering

Course code GENG1000Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
UoN SingaporeTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesDevelop spatial skills
Develop technical sketching skills
Interpretation of 3D objects from 2D format
Develop basic workshop practice skills
Skills of using solids model
Content1. Understanding spatial concepts in relation to engineering design;
2. Building solid models and assemblies of machine components;
3. Create engineering drawings in 2D format in accordance with the Australian Drawing Standard, AS1100;
4. Freehand technical sketching in 2D and axonometric formats;
5. Develop and use workshop practice skills
Replacing Course(s)MECH1220
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsRegular Assignments
Examination: Formal* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear in the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for GENG1000