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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 1021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105696

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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 Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To introduce students to the technologies, techniques and skills used for the production of physical functional and visual prototypes including an introduction the principles and interpretation of engineering drawings.

Course content

The students will be introduced to a diverse range of materials and processes used to construct physical prototypes used in the development, communication and evaluation stages of the design development process. This includes project planning, machinery skills covering hand tools, power tools and larger stationary machinery. The students develop the ability to shape materials using a range of additive and subtractive processes for material including, plastics, timber, metals, plastics, plywood, medium density fiberboard and plaster. There is an introduction to basic electrical circuit board assembly and the application of CNC produced components for model making. There is an emphasis on workshop safety, the use of safe operating procedures and occupational health and safety. In addition students will be introduced to the basics of engineering drawing including 3rd angle orthographic projection conventions, dimensioning conventions and the Australian Standard AS1100.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 4 hours x 10 sessions

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, CITY WEST
Project 1 1575 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Project 2 1800 words (equivalent) 45% N/A
Quiz 1125 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 1 1575 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Project 2 1800 words (equivalent) 45% N/A
Quiz 1125 words (equivalent) 25% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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