Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Vincent Moug


This unit establishes the principles of formal engineering and geometrical drawing. Topics include equipment and materials, line types, drawing notional elements, projecting and sectioning, presentation principles and an introduction to dimensioning and tolerancing.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. appreciate product Engineering Drawing as communication system
  2. understand the importance of product Engineering Drawing as a significant component of the industrial design process
  3. be able to execute drawings of three dimensional objects through projections and sectional views that comply with accepted professional industry convention, in particular Australian Standards (AS1100) to a basic standard
  4. be able to apply the above principles when designing in any computer aided design program
  5. understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.


Class exercises: 50%, final examination: 50%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, including one 1 hour lecture and 3 studio hours plus 8 independent hours

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