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Materials and Processes - Advanced (11052.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184245) - View

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Syllabus

This unit explores material structures, materials' interaction with the environment, and advanced composite materials as they relate to product design for manufacture. The unit also provides additional design guidelines for various manufacturing processes and awareness of sustainability factors, including social, and environmental responsibility. Knowledge and skills will be acquired through design projects requiring problem solving and creative design solutions with the design process as the driving principle.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Identify, analyse and evaluate material selection, corrosion issues in relation to the design of specific products;

2. Apply knowledge of composite/advanced materials and manufacturing processes through the design and testing of specific products;

3. Critically reflect on the design, selection of materials and manufacturing process; and

4. Critically analyse and evaluate design guidelines for manufacturing processes including guidelines on sustainability and environmental responsibility.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours of on-campus lectures, problem based learning and digital materials workshop practicums per week.

Prerequisites

11051 Materials and Processes.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Advanced design process and design communication skills.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

8967 Materials and Process 2.



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