Course Title: Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2014
Course Code: PROC5232
Course Title: Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Vettrivel Chinnadurai
Email: vettri.chinnadurai@rmit .edu.au
Nominal Hours: 80
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to create 2D and 3D wire frame and surface models and their representation on working drawings for engineering applications.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBP236 Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques
Complete and report on drawing task
1. OH&S requirements for completing the work are followed.
1. OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed
Prepare for Drawing
1. OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area are obtained and understood.
Prepare for drawing
Complete and report on drawing task
Details of Learning Activities
You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this course and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well defined engineering problems.
EA2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency VBP236 in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Elements/Performance Criteria|
|1||Introduction and Overview of the course;|
Introduction to Courses, Assessment, Reference Books, etc. revise 2D functions .(AUTOCAD - SOLID WORKS - SOFTWARE)
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5
|2||Tutorials 1 & 2.Advanced 2D- attributes-create, edit and changing of Properties. (AUTOCAD -SOFTWARE)||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|3||Advanced 2D- attributes-create, edit and changing of Properties. (AUTOCAD -SOFTWARE)||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|4||UCS –concept, Changing, modifying. Drawing a shaft holder –exercise (AUTOCAD -SOFTWARE)||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|5||External reference Files and Design centre concept (AUTOCAD -SOFTWARE)||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|6||Rendering and model 3D house||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|7||Introduction to SOLID WORKS Software – Getting started with 2D drawings, modifying and editing. (SOLID WORKS -SOFTWARE)-competency Test -1||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|8||2D Drawing creations and Start to perform solid modelling||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|9||Part modelling -1-Terminologies,extrude,revolve and cut features||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|10||Shelling, filleting, chamfering, sheetmetal work.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|11||Assigning material, extraction of sectional properties, plane properties, lofts and lofting. Tutorial 11.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|12||Assigning material, extraction of sectional properties, plane properties, lofts and lofting. Tutorial 12.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|13||Cross hatching and preparation, orthogonal and isometric projection. Tutorial 13.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|14||Rendering and PhotoWorks. Exercises.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|15||Using the design library to import standard components into drawings. Exercises.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|16||Creating 2D and 3D drawings, annotation, and detail viewing.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|17||Competency Test -2||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
|18||Feedback.||1.1 to 1.4; 2.1 to 2.6 and 3.1 to 3.6|
SolidWorks Bible 2012 by Matt Lombard
SolidWorks by Sham Tikoo
Class handouts on BlackBoard
Overview of Assessment
Various written assignments/tests and practical exercises/projects
1. Class exercise - 20% (Due dates will be announced on Blackboard)
2. Competency test-1 - 40%
3. Competency test - 40%
All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. One studentof a group will have account created for this software and must submit the group report by 5 pm on Due Week through TurnItIn. Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments.
This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
Assessment vs VBP 236A Elements & Performance Criteria
|VBP236A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|EA 1.1||EA 1.2||EA 1.3||EA 1.4||EA 1.5||EA 1.6||EA 2.1||EA 2.2||EA 2.3||EA 2.4||EA 3.1||EA 3.2||EA 3.3||EA 3.4||EA 3.5||EA 3.6|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third of the Element|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds of the Element|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element|
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, project work, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 25 hours outside the class time.
Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support
Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of anextension will not be accepted or marked.
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
Please refer www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
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