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Design for Metals (8318.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Design & Architecture



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    This unit is an introduction to metal materials and manufacturing processes relevant to industrial designers. It explores the use and selection of appropriate metal materials in the design and manufacture of products using guidelines that include sustainability and environmental responsibility. Students create integrated design products as a means of investigating the application of appropriate manufacturing methods and materials selection.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. identify and describe primary processes and metal materials relevant to industrial design;

    2. communicate relevant manufacturing design proposals; and

    3. understand and apply these to manufacturing

    Contact Hours

    Up to four hours per week consisting of lectures/studio/workshop. This unit may include field trips of up to two days.



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