Course Title: Aerospace Engineering Design Concepts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Aerospace Engineering Design Concepts

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in aerospace engineering design philosophy, standards and procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace
AERO5400 Stress 2
AERO5394 Aerospace Materials 2
LAW5133 Aerospace Industry Legislation
AERO5389 Aerodynamics 1
AERO5385 Aerospace Drawing and Drafting
ISYS7556 Managing Technical Documents

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH138 Aerospace Engineering Design Concepts

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the essential features of design philosophy to the field of aerospace engineering.
2. Apply the essential features of a design specification.
3. Apply design procedures.
4. Explain economic design principles in relation to aerospace engineering design.
5. Explain how ergonomic design principles relate to human interaction with the aerospace engineering environment.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing pratical tasks to aerospace standard.