Workshop Skills

Course code IDEA2450Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Integrates advanced workshop skills with design process in the context of Design and Technology. Examines the selection of appropriate workshop processes and their design implications. Safety and workshop practices are considered.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. Integrates advanced workshop skills with design process in the context of Design and Technology.
2. Develops collaborative design capacities.
3. Provides design process management strategies.
4. Applies effective design documentation processes to recording of design processes
ContentSafety and workshop practices.
Students will complete exercises developing skills in the following areas:
1. Workshop safety
2. Advanced workshop practices
3. Prototypes and their uses in the design process
4. Materials solution.
5. Collaborative Design

Topics may include:
1 Timber machining and techniques
2 Metal machining and Techniques
3 Thermo plastic forming/fabrication and machining techniques
4 Fiberglass
5 Foams and soft materials
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
ProjectsAssessment will comprise two components. 1. Negotiated learning contact 2. Collaborative Design & Manufacture Project Full details of assessment will be provided during class in week 1 of semester.
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term