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Unit details

SEM406 - Modelling and Simulation

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

Michael Pereira

Prerequisite:

SED302, SEM422, SEM327, and SEM212

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

This unit will study advanced aspects of modelling and simulation related to mechanical engineering. The topics may include: advanced modelling of mechanical dynamic systems; introduction to modelling fluid and heat transfer systems; or non-linear finite element analysis. The students will be introduced to analysis of real world problems, and the procedures to tackle such problems.

Assessment

2 x projects (40% each) 80%, assignment 20%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50%.  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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