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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)F McClure/P Wellington/Milan/Adrian


Design of products including design methodology, manufacturing processes for metals, polymers and other materials, design for manufacturing and assembly, design for integrity and fitness for purpose. The use of an Australian or international standard, use of design software tools namely 3D modelling, assembly, motion, and stress analysis. The products for design and the manufacturing processes to be studied will be chosen to integrate engineering knowledge and skills incorporating the key learning objectives of the unit. The unit includes significant use of group work and design projects as key learning methods.


Individual assessment/tests: 10%
Design assignments: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

3 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 7 hours of private study per week


MEC2402 and MEC2406 (or MEC2420 and MEC2450)