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MTE4522 - Engineering design

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: P Thomson


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


The design task is analysed to provide insight into the steps to be performed and to assist creativity. Bases for design (eg factors of safety, reliability, risk and fitness for purpose) are discussed, with topics including specification and selection of materials and costing for design. Computer-aided drawing, manufacture using professional packages. Computer numerical control and robotics. Flexible manufacturing.

Contact hours

52 lectures and practice classes