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Manufacturing processes, metrology and conceptual design. Introduction to CAD.
The course seeks to make students aware of effective design communications, the design decision-making process, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and the use of standard components/materials such as metric fasteners and rolled hollow sections (RHS). To achieve this, students will actively undertake Embodiment and Detailed design tasks, set in the context of the formalized design process.
The course seeks to make students aware of effective design communications, the design decision-making process, manufacturing processes, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and the use of standard engineering components/materials. To achieve this, students will actively undertake Embodiment and Detailed design tasks, set in the context of the formalized design process. Learning Outcomes Students should be able to: Competently apply the Engineering Drawing Standard, SAA/SNZ HB1:1994 – Technical Drawing for Students Communicate effectively through the use of sketching and drawing techniques Adopt terminology and vocabulary of basic engineering components, systems and manufacturing processes Confidently read and understand orthographic drawings Create Detailed and Assembly Drawings in CAD Confidently model engineering components and assemblies in CAD Select a manufacturing process Choose appropriate techniques for joining components and materials
Subject to the approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry
Boundy, A W;
Howard, William E;
Introduction to solid modeling using SolidWorks 2012;
2012 (2010 version can also be used);
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2012.
Mikell P. Groover;
Principles of Modern Manufacturing;
Techinical Drawing for Students;
Domestic fee $901.00
International fee $4,863.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
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