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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5055

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151921

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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

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills in the design and analysis of manufacturing systems.

Course content

Covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.
Introduction to manufacturing systems, organisation of manufacturing systems, facility layout, manufacturing information systems. Production concepts and manufacturing performance indicators. Manufacturing costs and work-in-progress costs. High volume production systems, analysis of flow lines, assembly systems and line balancing. Manufacturing system design, group technology, flexible manufacturing and cellular manufacturing systems. Concepts of computer integrated manufacturing.

Textbook(s)

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

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Tutorial (weekly tutorial supported by online learning material) 2.5 hours x 10 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 NA 20% Ongoing
Group assignment 3000 words 30% NA
Examination NA 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Continuous Assessment NA 20% Ongoing
Group assignment 3000 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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