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SEM406 - Modelling and Simulation

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

Bernard Rolfe

Prerequisite:

SED302, SEM422, SEM327, and SEM212

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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). 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

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.

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