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SED202 - Mechanical Design and CAM

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:

2 x 1 hour classes and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.

2 x 8 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

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.

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