DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE

ELE4DFM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Design for Manufacture traditionally applies to the initial design of a new product where a methodology is followed to ensure that the product is: easy to manufacture at an economic cost, built to required quality; and able to achieve the required reliability.  In modern manufacturing environments, automation is an integral part of the production process.  This subject considers adapting design for production and designing and implementing effective automated production lines to produce products to a specified quality and cost.  The subjects includes a site visit to a relevant automated production facility.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRoger Lumley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EMS1CAD and MEC3MCD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProduct Design and Development, Sixth EditionPrescribedUlrich, Eppinger 2016McGraw-Hill
ReadingsDesign for Manufacturability Handbook, Second EditionPrescribedBralla, 1999McGraw-Hill

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply knowledge and skills that demonstrate best practices in product Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

02. Plan projects that address complex issues including costing, timing and delivery.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

03. Understand the theoretical and practical relationships between design, materials, manufacturing method and cost.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

04. Evaluate and specify standards, quality systems and product compliance.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

05. Develop and implement intellectual property strategies based on value and return on investment.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

06. Understand the importance of prototyping and opportunities to save cost and time.

Activities:
Lectures and Workshops

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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-ordinatorRoger Lumley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two Individual Reports (800 words each)Week 4 & Week 830 01, 02, 03, 04
Two 3 min. Individual Presentations (300 word equiv)Week 4 & Week 810 01, 02, 03, 04
One Group Project Report (1000 words per student)Week 1220 01, 02, 05, 06
One 2 hour Written Examination (2000 word equiv)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06