DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE

ELE4DFM

2020

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed EMS1CAD and MEC3MCD; OR must be admitted into one of the following courses: SMTNE, SMELE, LMEM, SMENM and no other rule applies

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Design for Manufacturability Handbook

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBralla

Year1999

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMcGraw-Hill

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Product Design and Development

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorUlrich, Eppinger

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMcGraw-Hill

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge and skills that demonstrate best practices in product Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly.
02. Plan projects that address complex issues including costing, timing and delivery.
03. Understand the theoretical and practical relationships between design, materials, manufacturing method and cost.
04. Evaluate and specify standards, quality systems and product compliance.
05. Develop and implement intellectual property strategies based on value and return on investment.
06. Understand the importance of prototyping and opportunities to save cost and time.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two Individual Reports (800 words each) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Two 3 min. Individual Presentations (300 word equiv) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Group Project Report (1000 words per student) Week 12N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6
One 2 hour Written Examination (2000 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two Individual Reports (800 words each) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Two 3 min. Individual Presentations (300 word equiv) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Group Project Report (1000 words per student) Week 12N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6
One 2 hour Written Examination (2000 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two Individual Reports (800 words each) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Two 3 min. Individual Presentations (300 word equiv) Week 4 & Week 8N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Group Project Report (1000 words per student) Week 12N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6
One 2 hour Written Examination (2000 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6