Mechanical Engineering Design 1

Course code MECH2110Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

General procedures for solving design problems. Searching for design solutions using a range of techniques. Engineering drawing techniques. Assembly of machine components - limits, fits and geometric tolerancing. Introduction to the Australian Standards in relation to design.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
UoN SingaporeTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesIntroduce problem based learning. Introduce design tools and skills. Work efficiently as a team member.
Content1. An introduction to a general procedure for solving engineering design problems;
2. Improve student proficiency at creating and interpreting engineering drawings;
3. Increase student awareness and understanding of some of the important aspects of an assembly of mechanical
components - fits and limits, tolerancing, surface finish and the like;
4. Participate in a group project, i.e. The Warman Design-and-Build national competition;
5. Utilise Pro/Engineer to develop assembly and detailed engineering drawings.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeGENG1000 Computer Aided Engineering.
Students are advised that in order to use the Universities mechanical workshop for the Warman Design-and-Build competition, for safety reasons, they are required to complete the "workshop practice" component in GENG1000.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsRegular Assignments
* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for MECH2110