DESIGN FOR MASS PRODUCTION

ELE4DES

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit creates awareness of industry needs around issues in mass production, including operations management. As such it is structured in two main parts. The major part (70%) addresses electronic manufacturing processes, including product development, design for manufacturability (DFM), PCB manufacture and assembly, testing, SMT, ESD, EMC and the related standards, automation, JIT, TQM, management of processes, PCB design/CAD tools and value added manufacturing. The other part(30%) focuses on the operations management aspects of manufacturing, including organisation, strategy, economics/accounting, supply chain, TQM and other facets of effectively managing the manufacturing operation.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJim Whittington

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: SHELE, SVEE, SBET, SHENG, SHCE, SMELE or LMEM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the elements of elecronic manufacturing processes and how these processes are effectively controlled

Activities:
Lectures, videos, PowerPoint Presentations, Self Help Questions, assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

02. Understand design requirements and processes to facilitate high quality production.

Activities:
Lectures, videos, PowerPoint Presentations, Self Help Questions, assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Understand how the manufacturing function relates to other company functional areas.

Activities:
Lectures/assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Explain how the various components of manufacturing are effectively integrated.

Activities:
Lectures/assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. The economics of manufacturing - analytical tools involved in decision-making

Activities:
Lectures/assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

06. Describe relevant management accounting techniques - budgeting, product cost calculation

Activities:
Lectures/assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

07. Explaing the aspects of human resource management in a manufacturing environment.

Activities:
Lectures/assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJim Whittington

Class requirements

Tutorial
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-hour tutorial is required for the Manufacturing component and One 1-hour turorial is required for the Operations Management component."

Lecture
One 3.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at the one 3-hour lecture is required for the Manufacturing component."

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at the one 1-hour lecture is required for the Operations Management component"

Field Trip
One 1.0 days field trip per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
five assignments/quizzes for the manufacturing part (approx 200 words each)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
two assignments for the operations management part (500 words equivalent each)20 06, 07