Course Title: Engineering Manufacturing

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Engineering Manufacturing

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering


Sem 1 2016


City Campus


172H School of Engineering


Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Yuncang Li

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7560

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Bundoora East Campus, Room 37, Level 2, Building 251

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of modern manufacturing processes and systems. It will give you a thorough understanding of the principles and technologies within manufacturing field. You will learn the concepts and knowledge of manufacturing systems, operation planning and control, quality control and assurance, and fundamental manufacturing processes such as milling, turning and so on.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following program learning outcomes:

1. Needs, Context and Systems
• Describe, investigate and analyse complex engineering systems and associated issues (using systems thinking and modelling techniques)

2. Problem Solving and Design
• Develop creative and innovative solutions to engineering problems 

3. Analysis
• Comprehend and apply advanced theory-based understanding of engineering fundamentals and specialist bodies of knowledge in the selected discipline area to predict the effect of engineering activities.
• Apply underpinning natural, physical and engineering sciences, mathematics, statistics, computer and information sciences. 

4. Professional Practice
• Understand the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline 

5. Research
• Be aware of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline
• Develop creative and innovative solutions to engineering challenges

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the range of engineering materials, their manufacturing processes, and the development of new materials.
  2. Demonstrate the knowledge of key manufacturing technologies and their underlying principles applied in current manufacturing industry,
  3. Use concepts associated with various manufacturing processes currently used in manufacturing industry
  4. Schedule and manage the operation of a manufacturing system
  5. Design quality management and control strategies for manufacturing processes

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities can include lectures, group based interactive in-class discussion and presentation, laboratories, directed research, self-directed learning and a final exam.

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning resources will be provided on Canvas, which is accessible through myRMIT. The resources may include lecture notes, reading materials, journal articles and a list of reference books.

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 task



Assignment/Project reports



Lab report/performance



Presentation/in-class discussion



Final Exam