DIGITAL MANUFACTURING (INDUSTRY 4.0)

EMS5DM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide students with a solid background in the core technological concepts associated with 'the factory of the future', known as 'Industry 4.0' or the fourth industrial revolution. This subject will address future production systems based on decentralized intelligence, autonomous decision making, mechatronic modules and advanced or specialized manufacturing techniques.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRoger Lumley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following: SMENM or SMENMB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIndustry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of ThingsPrescribedAlasdair Gilchrist 2016Apress

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate and explain the transformation process of digital manufacturing from the position of traditional manufacturing methodologies.

Activities:
Lectures, Case Studies

02. Develop and implement real-time digital representations of physical engineering systems (Cyber Physical Systems).

Activities:
Weekly practical workshops developing skills related to cyber physical systems

03. Critically analyse engineering systems and recommend improvements based on engineering industry principles and standards.

Activities:
Lectures, Case Studies, Workshops

04. Apply specialist Industry 4.0 concepts to real-world manufacturing systems.

Activities:
Lectures, Case Studies, Workshops

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRoger Lumley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Introductory Lecture"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online Lectures"

WorkShop Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Group workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)60 01, 03, 04
Three written group Case Studies (2100 words total equivalent)20 01, 03, 04
Weekly Short Written Report of Workshop Activities (equiv. to 150 words each) (equiv. to 1800 words)Each week students model a different aspect of engineering systems to prove concepts or develop products, demonstrate implementation in the virtual or physical world and describe in a short written report.20 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRoger Lumley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Introductory Lecture"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online Lectures"

WorkShop Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Group workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)60 01, 03, 04
Three written group Case Studies (2100 words total equivalent)20 01, 03, 04
Weekly Short Written Report of Workshop Activities (equiv. to 150 words each) (equiv. to 1800 words)Each week students model a different aspect of engineering systems to prove concepts or develop products, demonstrate implementation in the virtual or physical world and describe in a short written report.20 02