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Area/Catalogue
MENG 2009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101802

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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 develop fundamental practical knowledge and hands-on skills in mechanical engineering design and practice, and introduction to real world industry contexts.

Course content

Practical approaches to mechanical engineering design; formulating design specifications; measurement and instrumentation; mechanisms, materials and their selections; engineering drawings, tolerance and fits; fastening and joining; analysis of strength and stiffness; CAM and manufacturing; mechatronic concepts for mechanical device control; design selection, evaluation and testing of prototypes; risk assessment and documentation; and the design process in industry.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

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

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical (Laboratory and Computer based) 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks
Workshop (Compulsory attendance at Mawson Lakes Campus) N/A 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 N/A 30% N/A
Group project 2000 words or equivalent 50% N/A
Reflective report 2000 words or equivalent 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Group project 2000 words or equivalent 50% N/A
Reflective report 2000 words or equivalent 20% N/A

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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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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