units

IDE1802

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr David Trickey

Synopsis

The use of materials and manufacturing processes with particular reference to their application in product design. Product life cycle and environmental design considerations are taken into account to include disassembly techniques and the recycling of metals and plastics. Students gain an understanding of design applicable for low volume manufacture or batch production.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have a basic knowledge of manufacturing methods
  2. understand the properties of materials, used in manufacturing purposes
  3. be able to interpret product designs for low volume, batch production
  4. have a basic knowledge of applied mechanics relating to product design materials and structures
  5. appreciate product life, recycling and environmental issues.

Assessment

Class assignments: 60% Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

3 hours lectures and tutorials and 9 hours independent study

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

IDE2401