Advanced Computer Aided Engineering

Course code MECH6200Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Furthers students' knowledge and expertise in advanced utilization of computer aided design software packages. Topics covered include: solid and surface modeling of complex mechanical parts; dynamic analysis of mechanical systems; introduction to computer aided manufacturing and advanced aspects of finite element analysis including linear buckling, transient dynamic finite element analysis, introduction to non-linear analysis, and steady state and transient heat transfer.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesDevelop skills at using computer aided engineering software
Understand the underlying mathematical principles behind finite element analysis
Update industry with advanced computer aided engineering skills
ContentThis course includes the following topics:
1. Solid and surface modeling
2. Dynamic analysis of mechanical systems
3. Computer aided manufacture
4. Finite element analysis including
a) Linear buckling
b) Dynamic analysis
c) Transient dynamic
d) Non-linear analysis
e) Steady state and transient heat transfer
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMECH2110 Mechanical Engineering Design 1 or equivalent
MECH4400 Computational Mechanics or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: Class* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Essays / Written AssignmentsRegular Assignments
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursComputer Lab: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term