Course Title: Management of Mechanical Design and Research

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Management of Mechanical Design and Research

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET1199

Bundoora Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016

MIET1199

Bundoora Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2017

MIET2078

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh2 15

MIET2355

Stansfield College

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 4 09,
Offsh 1 10

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET2078

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12018 (VM5)

Course Coordinator: Dr Hamid Khayyam

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4630

Course Coordinator Email: hamid.khayyam@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Mechanical Design 1 or equivalent


Course Description

In this course you will actively explore contemporary issues and practices relating to the management of engineering design and research projects and product design in particular in a wide range of industrial settings. In conjunction with this, you will be encouraged to explore in-depth and apply in integrated engineering design and/or research contexts broader issues including critical review of appropriate information, relevant aspects of intellectual property, professional ethics, risk/hazard management, costing, project management, environmental principles and sustainability in general. Contextual studies involving feasibility and value analysis will be used to provide you, working in a team with an opportunity to explore real-world problems relating to product design and development.
 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

 

This course develops and assesses the following program learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):

  • Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
  • Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
  • Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
  • Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
  • Ethical conduct and professional accountability
  • Professional use and management of information.
  • Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
  • Effective team membership and team leadership.

 


 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Identify contemporary issues and practices relating to the management of design and research and more specifically of product design and development in a commercial environment.
  2. Apply a systematic approach to design and research, (independently and in teams) using a range of appropriate tools and techniques that are currently recognised worldwide as best practice.
  3. Conduct comprehensive planning and feasibility studies, identify product/research requirements and generate alternative solutions that best meet these requirements, then evaluate and select preferred designs.


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities include lectures, tutorials, group projects including team-based discussion and problem solving, individual work in assignments and as part of group projects, and a final exam. 


Overview of Learning Resources

There are class notes, lecture slides, design standards and several recommended references. 


Overview of Assessment

X This course has no hurdle requirements.

☐ All hurdle requirements for this course are indicated clearly in the assessment regime that follows, against the relevant assessment task(s) and all have been approved by the College Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching).

Assessment tasks

Assessment Task 1: Concept generation project
Weighting 20%
This assessment task supports CLOs  1 - 3

Assessment Task 2:  Product design assessment
Weighting 40%
This assessment task supports CLOs  1 - 3

Assessment Task 3: Final exam
Weighting 40%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1 - 2