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SED302 - Computer Aided Engineering

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Tim de Souza

Prerequisite:

SED102 and SEM223

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (CAD lab), 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester (CAD lab).

2 x 3 hour laboratory sessions for Cloud (online) students per trimester. 

Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 8. Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 8.

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include the role of CAE in the product development (target setting, optimisation, performance analysis, manufacturing analysis); computer aided design (solid modelling, data management and transfer, CAD modelling for CAE); finite element analysis (basic principles and applications, building models, boundary conditions, solvers, interpreting results); multi-body dynamics; computational fluid dynamics.

Assessment

Two assignments (25% each) 50%, ePortfolio 10%, CAE design project (technical report 30%, oral presentation 10%) 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% and at least 50% in both assignments and the CAE design project.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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