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Unit details

SED202 - Mechanical Design and CAM

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Michael Pereira

Prerequisite:SED102
Corequisite:SEE010
Incompatible with: SRC221
Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. Students must attend and participate in compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester

Cloud (online):  Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend 2 x 8 hour practicals per trimester. Students must attend and participate in mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.

Content

The unit covers the following areas: seminar safety aspects, basic fitting and machining operations, CNC operations, introduction to metal and plastic fabrication; an overview of bearings and the selection and specification of rolling element bearings; cams and cam profile design; spur gear geometry; CAM packages; and Product Development.   The student will understand the product development process and how concept development and rapid prototyping fit into this schedule.  The student will demonstrate theory and practice of mechanical design on base mechanical components.

Assessment

Individual CAD assessment 15%, Individual CAM assessment 15%, Team Assembly and Operation assessment 20%, Team Summary Report 25%, Individual theory assignment 25%.  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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