Mechanical Design 1 (MECH2400)


Aim: For students to experience a realistic the design process and to develop good engineering skills.
Course Objectives: To develop an understanding of:
1. the need for and use of standard drawings in the communication and definition of parts and assemblies,
2. Efficient use of a CAD package
3. creativity,
4. the design process from initial idea to finished product
5. Methods used to analyse designs
6. standard components.

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Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week; Laboratory 1 hr/week.


Through semester assessment (100%)


Compiled/Cust Applied Mechanical Design 1/1/2015/978174376308//

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Assumed knowledge

ENGG1801 and ENGG1802, HSC Maths and Physics

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