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|Offered at:||(G, X)|
2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. 2 x 8 hour laboratory sessions for off-campus students per trimester. Compulsory on campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 9. Typically on-campus (G) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and off-campus (X) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 9.
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The unit covers the following areas: workshop 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.
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 the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. 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 9.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.