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Area/Catalogue
MFET 3010

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013022

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with advanced cognitive, technical and communication skills to critically evaluate, analyse, generate and select solutions to design or improve an advanced manufacturing system.

Course content

Advanced manufacturing systems; flexible, high volume, computer integrated, process based facility layout and flow line and assembly systems, Group Technology, cellular manufacturing systems, scheduling and JIT manufacturing, lean production and agile manufacturing.
Smart manufacturing. Manufacturing performance indicators; manufacturing lead time, production time and rate, plant utilisation and capacity, time in process ratio
Manufacturing economics; costing concepts, product cost, equipment cost, and work-in-progress cost.

Textbook(s)

Groover, M.P. 2016, Automation, Production Systems, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 4th edition, Person Education Limited

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 3 days
Computer Practical 3 hours x 3 days

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 NA 20% NA
Group project 2000 words 30% NA
Examination NA 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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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