- Code ENGN4212
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Photonics, Engineering
In Sem 2 2022, this course is delivered on campus with adjustments for remote participation due to unavoidable COVID constraints.
This subject introduces the elements of a number of basic manufacturing processes and associated materials behaviour required in the design of mechanical devices. The configuration of machine tools is discussed in the context of orthogonal cutting and the basics of materials deformation processes, including, casting, forging, sheet-metal forming and polymer processing. Graphical representation techniques include sectioning, conventional representations, dimensioning, tolerancing further develops computer-aided design skills (CAD). Also included are 24 hours of practical workshop experience with assorted hand and machine tools to produce a manufactured article.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Formulate the most appropriate manufacturing process and material for a given product, considering various requirements including cost, physical properties and process capabilities.
- Execute a project considering the manufacturing design principles.
- Perform a range of different manufacturing processes.
- Present a manufacturing design in the form of an engineering report.
- Critically analyse advanced manufacturing processes and their implications for design and manufacture.
There is a significant lab component to be taken in this course. Students who are unable to do it during/at the end of the semester and are graduating in S2 2020 or S1 2021 should consider taking an alternative course. Please contact the course convener or Student Services to discuss your specific case and identify a replacement course.
Professional Skills Mapping:
- Quiz (10) [LO 1,5]
- Individual manufacturing project (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Group manufacturing Report (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final Exam (25) [LO 1,5]
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35 one-hour lectures, 11 three-hour workshops, 1 metrology lab, 1 turning lab, 1 sheet forming lab and 1 half day field trip/lab
Information on inherent requirements for this course us currently not available.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Kalpakjian, Serope & Schmid, Steven R. Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, SI 6th Edition Prentice Hall
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