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Area/Catalogue
MFET 3009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
011956

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To develop the knowledge and skills to design/redesign a product for ease of manual and automatic assembly, and also ease of manufacture, along with environmental considerations.

Course content

What is DFMA, Traditional Design and Manufacture vs Concurrent Engineering, DFMA as a tool for concurrent engineering, three DFMA criteria for retaining components for redesign of a product; Design for Manual Assembly; Design for Automatic Assembly; Computer-Aided Design for Assembly; Design for Manufacture (design for machining); Geometric Tolerancing for Manufacture as per Australian Standards; Social and Environmental impacts of design and manufacture.

Textbook(s)

G.Boothroyd,P.Dewhurst & W. Knight 2011, Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly, 3rd Edition , CRC Press

Associate Professor Kazem Abhary 2013, Reader, -

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MFET 2001 Manufacturing Processes
ENGG 1004 Engineering Design and Innovation
COMP 1045 Programming Concepts

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours 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
Assignment 15 - 20 pages report on the redesign of a product 35% N/A
Examination N/A 65% 3 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

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