Course Title: Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: MIET7056C

Course Title: Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6130 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: trainingsupport@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Vettrivel Chinnadurai
Phone: 99254667
Email: vettri.chinnadurai@rmit .edu.au

 

Nominal Hours: 40

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

MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

Course Description

This unit of competency covers using a computer-aided design (CAD) program to produce and plot basic 3-D view drawings.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

Element:

1. Confirm drawing requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Confirm purpose, scope and information and presentation requirements for drawing
1.2 Identify, interpret and analyse available information relevant to project and work requirements, and identify and address further information needs
1.3 Identify computing equipment and software used in the organisation
1.4 Identify work flow and procedures for work supervision and confirm communication requirements through project
1.5 Examine requirements for presentation of drawings
 

Element:

2. Create and display 3-D views

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Set up a 3-D environment on the screen to allow multiple viewing
2.2 Create 3-D views on the screen by manipulation of drawing planes and insertion of 3-D geometric shapes
2.3 Draw on any plane of the 3-D view
2.4 Use editing functions to modify 3-D geometric shapes in creating 3-D views
2.5 Produce wire line, surface and solid face displays in isometric, perspective and orthographic projections

Element:

3. Detail 3-D model

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Extract the mass and surface area of a given solid model made from a nominated material
3.2 Apply basic rendering techniques to render solid model to a specified set of criteria

 

Element:

4. Save completed drawing file invarious formats

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Save file in an appropriate format to enable retrieval and use in a CAD system
4.2 Save file in other formats to enable retrieval in other software applications
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


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
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Projects

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 MEM09155A in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance  Criteria
 1Introduction and Overview of the course;
Basic sketching, dimensioning, constraints, mouse control, sketch entity modification, and controlling, exercises. Tutorial 1.

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5

 2Creating sketches using various commands, copying, converting, trimming, and other sketch and feature tools. Tutorials 1 & 2.1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5
 3Solid extrusion and cuts. More solid features. Drafting and patterns. Tutorials 3 & 4.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1 and 3.2
 4Solid extrusion and cuts. More solid features. Drafting and patterns. Tutorial 5. 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1  and 4.2
 5Reference geometry, sectional views, revolved cuts, and extrusion, converting entities, inserting reference planes. Tutorial 6.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 6Reference geometry, sectional views, revolved cuts, and extrusion, converting entities, inserting reference planes. Tutorial 7.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 7Patterns, converting entities, mirroring parts, configurations. Tutorial 8.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 8Shelling, filleting, chamfering, sheetmetal work. tutorial 9.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 9Mid-semester break. 
 10Shelling, filleting, chamfering, sheetmetal work. Project work introduction and Assignment Handout.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 11Assigning material, extraction of sectional properties, plane properties, lofts and lofting. Tutorial 11.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 12Assigning material, extraction of sectional properties, plane properties, lofts and lofting. Tutorial 12.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 13Cross hatching and preparation, orthogonal and isometric projection. Tutorial 13.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 14Project work (Assignment) completion and submission (due). Rendering and PhotoWorks. Exercises.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 15Using the design library to import standard components into drawings. Exercises.1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 16Creating 2D and 3D drawings, annotation, and detail viewing.1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 17Competency Test.1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2
 18Feedback.1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

SolidWorks Bible 2012 by Matt Lombard

978-1-118-002


References

SolidWorks by Sham Tikoo


Other Resources

Class handouts on BlackBoard 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

 

Assessment 1: Class Exercises Part 1 & 2

Weighting towards final grade (%) Part 1: 10 

Weighting towards final grade (%) Part 2: 10 

 

Assessment 2: Project

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

 

Assessment 3: Final Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaClass exercisesProjectCompetency test
1.1 X X X
1.2 X X X
1.3 X X X
1.4 X X X
1.5 X X X
2.1 X X X
2.2 X X X
2.3 X X X
2.4 X X X
2.5 X X X
3.1 X X X
3.2 X X X
4.1 X X 
4.2 X X 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

1. Class exercise - 20% (Due dates will be announced on Blackboard)
2. Project - 30%
3. Competency test - 50%
 

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 Matrix

Assessment vs MEM30033A Elements & Performance Criteria

MEM30033A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.52.12.22.32.42.53.13.24.14.2
Class exercises X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Project X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Competency test X X X X X X X X X X X X  

 

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 EA 1.1EA 1.2EA 1.3EA 1.4EA 1.5EA 1.6EA 2.1EA 2.2EA 2.3EA 2.4EA 3.1EA 3.2EA 3.3EA 3.4EA 3.5EA 3.6
Class exercises XXXXXXX XXXXXXXX
Project XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX
Competency Test XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX
All Assessments MEM30033A1132313311232232
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third of the Element
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds of the Element
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element

Other Information

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


Late Submission:

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.


Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration


Plagiarism:

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.


Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.


 

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