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Area/Catalogue
COMP 1036

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101753

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To develop skills in the use of computer technology as a tool in visualisation and problem solving, in particular through the use of the C programming language and SolidWorks. To develop skills in understanding and producing 3D engineering models and engineering drawings. To develop basic programming skills.

Course content

Visualisation of geometric shapes - orthographic projections; isometric views; techniques for solid modelling. Engineering drawing and dimensioning to AS1100 – abbreviations, drawing sheet layout; line types and text size; view placement; reference dimensions; tolerance accumulation; dimensioning rules; section views; and drawing revisions. Detailing welds and surface texture. Limits and fits and linear and geometric tolerancing. SolidWorks – basic (sketch, extrude and cut) and advanced modelling (patterns, equations, loft, sweep), creating assemblies, drawings, bills of materials, adding motion, photo rendering and saving animations.

Introduction to programming: data types, variables, constants, expressions, assignment statements. Boolean expressions – relational, equality and Boolean operators. Control constructs – sequence, selection, iteration. Using and writing functions (call by value). Arrays. Strings (using character arrays). Input and output. The C/C++ development environment. Coding standards. Problem solving and program design using pseudo code.

Textbook(s)

Deitel & Deitel 2016, C How To Program, 8th edition, Pearson Education, Inc.

James D Bethune 2016, Engineering Design and Graphics with Solid Works 2016, Pearson

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
External (Online lectures using recorded materials and other online resources) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Weekly post lecture quizzes and computer practical submissions N/A 20% N/A
SolidWorks Assignment 500 words plus drawings and images 30% N/A
Programming Assignment 1150 words 15% N/A
Programming Examination 1100 words 35% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Weekly post lecture quizzes and computer practical submissions N/A 20% N/A
SolidWorks Assignment 500 words plus drawings and images 30% N/A
Programming Assignment 1150 words 15% N/A
Programming Examination 1100 words 35% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Weekly post lecture quizzes and computer practical submissions N/A 20% N/A
SolidWorks Assignment 500 words plus drawings and images 30% N/A
Programming Assignment 1150 words 15% N/A
Programming Examination 1100 words 35% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical
School of Information Technology and Mathematical
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