Course Title: Produce basic engineering drawings
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2016
Course Code: MIET7058C
Course Title: Produce basic engineering drawings
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Ph: +61 3 9925 4949
Ph: +61 3 9925 4661
Ph: +61 3 9925 4667
Appointments by email
Nominal Hours: 80
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency covers producing drawings or similar graphical representations where the critical dimensions and associated tolerances and design specifications are predetermined.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings
1. Identify drawing requirements
1.1 Identify information requirements for work and obtain all relevant job requirements and design specifications in accordance with workplace procedures.
1.2 Identify, interpret and analyse drawing requirements, specifications and relevant workplace information.
1.3 Interpret and apply industry terminology for drawing work.
1.4 Confirm communication practices required during drawing work.
1.5 Estimate time requirements for completing work.
2. Select drawing features
2.1 Set up drawing list or register.
2.2 Determine level of detail and numbers of drawings required for work.
2.3 Plan presentation and layout, and determine drawing sheets, text style and size, and scales, appropriate for drawing work.
2.4 Identify features and applications of line types and thicknesses and select for drawing work.
2.5 Establish datums and dimensions.
3. Prepare and detail drawings
3.1 Prepare drawings in plane orthogonal, isometric projection or equivalent.
3.2 Detail drawings in third angle projection, including auxiliary views, sections and assemblies.
3.3 Draw sections through engineering components incorporating correct use of cutting plane symbols and conventions.
3.4 Include appropriate symbols for limits and fits, surface texture and geometric tolerances.
3.5 Resolve problems in consultation with a supervisor.
3.6 Check drawing compliance with work instructions and specifications.
4. Select physical dimensions and produce engineering parts list
4.1 Where required, select components and/or materials from supplier/manufacturer catalogues using predetermined design specifications.
4.2 Produce an engineering parts list in accordance with workplace procedures.
5. Complete drawing documentation
5.1 Obtain approval for drawings and/or parts list.
5.2 Store approved drawings and/or parts lists.
5.3 Catalogue and issue drawing and documentation in accordance with workplace procedures.
Refer to Elements
Details of Learning Activities
You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency 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:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base
EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
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 MEM30032A in the Assessment Matrix.
|Week||Topic Delivered||Elements/Performance Criteria|
|1||Overview of Engineering drawings, Graphic communication.
Technical drawings standards according to AS1100.
Storage of drawings. Drawing review and approval process.
Tutorial: Engineering and workshop Terms 1. Engineering drawing quiz.
|1.1 - 1.5, 5.1 - 5.3|
|2||Determine third angle projection. Determine placement of views. Demonstrate projection standards. Review Chapter 6 Boundy. Drawing Orthographic Views - Problems 6.1
Tutorial: Engineering and workshop Terms 2 and 3
|1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5|
|3||Identify correctly objects and items from sketches and drawings.
Select components and or materials from supplier/manufacturer catalogues using predetermined design specifications.
Drawing Orthographic Views - Problems 6.2,
Tutorial: Engineering and workshop Terms 4
|2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6|
Draw objects to ensure clear communications of requirements in accordance to Australian Standards. Produce an engineering parts list. Drawing Orthographic Views - Problems 6.5,
|1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2
5.1 - 5.3
Assessment 1:Engineering Terms test.
Interpret elementary drawing and production symbols, dimensions, tolerances, material requirements. Drawing Orthographic Views - Problems 6.11. (20%)
|3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|6||Draw objects to ensure clear communications of requirements in accordance to Australian Standards. Drawing Orthographic Views - Problems 6.13.
Test: Engineering and workshop terms and drawing interpretation.
|2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|7||Feedback from Engineering terms test. Draw objects to ensure clear communications of requirements in accordance to Australian Standards. Interpret views and projections correctly to reconstruct a 3D image of components. Drawing Isometric Views 8.1.||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|8||Draw objects to ensure clear communications of requirements in accordance to Australian Standards. Interpret views and projections correctly to reconstruct a 3D image of components. Drawing Isometric Views 8.3.||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|9||Select Physical dimensions from manufacturer hand books. Prepare engineering parts list. Issue or file completed drawing/parts list. Drawing Isometric Views 8.5. Tutorial Surface texture symbols||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|10||Prepare drawings to present information. Fully describe the requirements by adding dimension, tolerances and notes.
Drawing Assembly drawings 9.1. Tutorial: Geometric Tolerances
|1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|11||Prepare drawings to present information. Fully describe the requirements by adding dimension, tolerances and notes.
Drawing Assembly drawings 9.1 continued
|1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|12||Drawing orthogonal sectional views. Draw sections through simple engineering||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
Drawing orthogonal sectional views. Draw sections through simple engineering.
|1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|14||Feedback of folio work and revision - Students||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|15||Assessment 3. Final Test (30%)||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|16||Assessment 2: FOLIO (50%) DUE Week 16||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
|17||Finalisation of assessment, assessment feedback||
1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3
|18||Results presented.||1.1 - 1.5, 2.1 - 2.5, 3.1 - 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 - 5.3|
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, 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 minimum of 15 hours outside the class time.
Engineering Drawing – A. W. Boundy, 7th or later edition, McGraw-Hill Publishers. 2012
Blackboard - Material under "Learning Resources."
a. Mechanical Pencil Set: 0.3mm and 0.5mm
b. Pencil leads: 0.3mm- 2H, 0.5mm - 2H & HB.
c. Eraser (soft type)
d. Circle Template - metric
e. 260mm 45/90 degree and 30/60 degree set squares
f. 360 degree protractor (150mm)
g. 300 mm plastic rule
h. Compasses (metal) or Compasses Set (Staedtler or similar). MUST be treaded type for fine adjustment.
i. Erasing Shield (metal)
j. A3 Drawing Folio. (Non tubular - protect and carry drawings).
k. Masking Tape
Optional: Lettering Guide
Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.
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: Engineering and Workshop Terms test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20
Assessment 2: Drawing Portfolio
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30
Assessment 3: Drawing Test (open book)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50
these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Elements/Performance Criteria||Engineering terms test||Drawing portfolio||Drawing test|
Assessment 1: Engineering and Workshop Terms test - Week 5
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20%
Assessment 2: Drawing Portfolio - Ongoing (Weekly / per drawing done per week, refer to assessment sheet) Folio Due Week 16.
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30%
Assessment 3: Drawing Test (open book) - Week 15
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%
All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. One student of 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 MEM30032A Elements & Performance Criteria
|Engineering & Workshop Terms 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|
|Engineering & Workshop Terms Test||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|All Assessments MEM30032A||3||2||3||2||3||3||3||3||3||2||2||2||3||2||3||2|
|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|
Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.
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 to 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 to 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 seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
Please refer to 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 to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.
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