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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)R Ibrahim


The basic concepts of manufacturing systems; automation of those systems. Computer-aided design; its basis and application. The feature of NC machine tools; design considerations; operation. NC part programming. Industrial robots; robot programming; sensors; applications. Computer integrated production management. Computer control. Artificial intelligence in design and manufacturing. Implementing CIM systems. Concurrent engineering, data communication and local-area networks in manufacturing, and the planning of manufacturing systems. E-logistics and e-supply chain management.


Tests: 80%
Project: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

22 lectures and 22 hours of practice classes