Course Title: Design for Manufacture and Assembly

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Design for Manufacture and Assembly

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

AERO2252

City Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

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

AERO2252

City Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Raj Das

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 6123

Course Coordinator Email: raj.das@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Bundoora East Campus: Building 251, Level 3, Room 60


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MIET2093 Computer Aided Design, or equivalent


Course Description

In this course you will study manufacturing and assembly technologies that are relevant to the design of aerospace components. This includes the capabilities, limitations and cost considerations of manufacturing and assembly in aerospace component design. You will also learn to identify advantages and limitations of the various manufacturing processes and the impact of material properties. Computer-based tutorials in this course will further your capabilities of computer aided design in manufacturing and assembly. Overall, you will develop broad knowledge of the role of manufacture and assembly within the overall aerospace design process.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following program learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):

  • Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline
  • Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes


Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the role of manufacture and assembly within the overall aerospace design process
  2. Develop three-dimensional computer aided design models for complex aerospace components
  3. Apply computer aided design principles for assembly of well-defined aerospace components
  4. Evaluate and select engineering materials and manufacturing and assembly processes relevant to the aerospace industry
  5. Quantify cost and metrics for manufacturing and assembly processes relevant to the aerospace industry.
  6. Design a complex, well-defined aerospace component accounting for manufacture and assembly.


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities include lectures, computer-based tutorials and assignments.


Overview of Learning Resources

Course-related resources will be provided on the University Learning Management System site, which is accessed through myRMIT. This material can include any course notes, tutorial files and 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: CAD Assignment 1
Weighting 15%
This assessment task supports CLO: 2, 3, 6

Assessment Task 2: CAD Assignment 2
Weighting 15%
This assessment task supports CLO: 2, 3, 6

Assessment Task 3: Manufacturing Assignment 3
Weighting 20%
This assessment task supports CLO: 2, 3, 6

Assessment Task 4: Final Examination
Weighting 50%
This assessment task supports CLO: 1, 4 - 6