Mechanical Construction (MECH1400)


Learn about selected historical events, research methods, analysis techniques, application of theory and analysis to real machinery, use of machine and hand tools.
This is a project based subject where the students will design, build and test their own designs. Historical developments in the area of the project are researched and applied and research into relevant fields is required to fully understand and analyse the project problem.
The unit ties in with workshop component of MECH1560. Skills developed become relevant in MECH2400 Mechanical Design 1

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