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Modelmaking and workshop practice ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield First semester 2006 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit deals with the practical aspects of making models in a workshop, embracing workshop practices, modelling techniques and using manual or semi-automated tools. Students undertake programmed exercises in modelmaking including three dimensional form development, and gain an understanding of the physical and chemical properties of modelling materials

Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students will: 1.have a knowledge of the range of modelling types and their applications; able to make simple models of the design objects in the workshop; 3.have a general understanding of fabrication techniques and finishing processes involved in the execution of prescribed design modelling projects; 4.have a working knowledge of the application and operation of manual and semi automatic equipment; 5.understand occupational health and safety policy requirements of the modelmaking workshop environment and be able to demonstrate safe working practices on a selected range of equipment.

Assessment: Progressive assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%

Contact Hours: 4 hours of taught classes plus 8 hours of individual study per week

Prerequisites: DGN1001

Prohibitions: IDE1501