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.

Further unit of study information


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


Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ENGG1801 and ENGG1802, HSC Maths and Physics

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.