SEM313 - Manufacturing


2021 unit information

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

SEM216 or SEM212



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour online content per week (recordings provided).  Weeks 1-3 and 11: 1 x 2 hour studio per week. Weeks 4-5 and 7-10: 1 x 2 hours laboratory based studios per week.  All students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week (typically week 6).

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2 x 1 hours of online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online studio per week.  Students are strongly encouraged to attend and participate in project-based activities at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 6).


This unit will take a practical approach to understanding the role of the manufacturing process in controlling the quality and cost of a component. The impact of processing variables such as pressure, time and temperature in attaining specified property and quality requirements during the manufacture of commonly used materials will be examined.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, all students must achieve a minimum of 50% on the combined case study and project report mark.

Unit Fee Information

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