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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 1026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
161881

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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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 develop skills in the use of computer aided design and virtual modelling as a tool for visualising and communicating design intent of objects. Students will learn to create solid models of a simple product that will be used to create engineering drawings to AS1100 to specify shape, size, and materials; plus create photo-quality images.

Course content

The students will be introduced to techniques for solid modelling. Engineering drawing and dimensioning to AS1100: drawing sheet layout; line types and text size; view placement; reference dimensions; section views and SolidWorks basics (sketch, extrude and cut) and advanced modelling (mirror, pattern, loft, sweep), creating assemblies, drawings, bills of materials and photo rendering.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Computer Practical 3 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
Portfolio 1000 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Project 1 1500 words (equivalent) 35% N/A
Project 2 2000 words (equivalent) 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 1000 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Project 1 1500 words (equivalent) 35% N/A
Project 2 2000 words (equivalent) 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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