SED344 - Product Modelling and Design


2024 unit information

Offering information:

Available at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus from 2026

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 2
Previously coded as: Nil
EFTSL value: 0.250

SEM216 and SEM200

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: SED304, SEM406
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 2 hour seminars per week. 

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online and collaborative learning including 2 x 2 hour online seminars per week. 


Students are required to attend and participate in project oriented design-based activities linked to their design project assessment tasks at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus for the scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive activities as detailed in the unit site.


In this unit students explore the process of developing a product that is fit-for-purpose. You will develop research, design and engineering skills through a practical industry-related example where consultation with key industry players and governance is essential for the successful development of a relevant and advanced product outcome. To assist in the design process, you will develop and apply modelling and simulation skills related to mechanical engineering. The mix of design, theoretical, numerical and experimental work will provide a good base for future career development in the advanced CAE area.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible for a pass in this unit, students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for the scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive activities as detailed in the unit site.

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