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Area/Catalogue
MENG 3003

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013017

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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

A comprehensive understanding and practical application of Finite Element Analyses and their integration in evaluation of modern Engineering systems

Course content

Introduction to FEA; Linear Static Analysis and Introduction to Solidworks Simulation; Controlling Errors in Finite Element Modelling; Linear Dynamic Analysis ¿ Vibrations; Linear Buckling Analysis; Fatigue Analysis; Thermal Analysis – Conduction; Drop Test; Design Optimisation; Nonlinear Analysis; Mixed Meshing Analysis

Textbook(s)

Kurowski, Paul M. 2018, Engineering Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation , -, Schroff Development Corporation, ISBN: 978-1-63057-153-5

Shahin S. Nudehi, John R. Steffen 2018, REFERENCE BOOK: Analysis of Machine Elements Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation , -, Schrof Development Corporation, ISBN: 978-1-63057-161-0

Lee, Huei-Huang 2015, REFERENCE BOOK: Mechanics of Materials Labs with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, -, Schrof Development Corporation, ISBN 978-1-58503-937-1

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MENG 2004 Mechanical Design Practice
ENGG 1004 Engineering Design and Innovation
COMP 1045 Programming Concepts

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
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
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Project 2000 words 30% N/A
Test 2 X 2 hours 40% N/A

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

Dr Essie Bidhendi
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School of Engineering

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