INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MANUFACTURING (INDUSTRY 4.0)

EMS4IDM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will develop your knowledge of core technological concepts associated with 'the factory of the future', known as 'Industry 4.0' or the fourth industrial revolution, including computer controlled manufacturing processes. This process is used to convert digital models into physical products. In this subject you will learn about future production systems based on decentralized intelligence, autonomous decision making, mechatronic modules and advanced or specialized manufacturing techniques.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures and workshops. Students will participate and collaborate in projects on designing products.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following: SHENI or SHENIB

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

Learning resources

Industry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of Things

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAlasdair Gilchrist

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherApress

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. Evaluate transformation processes of digital manufacturing from the position of traditional manufacturing methodologies.
02. Develop and implement real-time digital representations of physical engineering systems (Cyber Physical Systems).
03. Critically analyse engineering systems and recommend improvements based on engineering industry principles and standards.
04. Apply specialist Industry 4.0 concepts to real-world manufacturing systems.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Asynchronous lecture with scheduled consultation support

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Group Work shops

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Three quizzes (500 words total equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Written Report of Workshop Activities (equiv. to 1500 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 written report.

N/AReportIndividualNo20 SILO2

One, 5 min concise individual presentation. Student will present their project they have been working on during the workshops (equivalent to 300 words)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo10 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Asynchronous lecture with scheduled consultation support

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Group Work shops

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Three quizzes (500 words total equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Written Report of Workshop Activities (equiv. to 1500 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 written report.

N/AReportIndividualNo20 SILO2

One, 5 min concise individual presentation. Student will present their project they have been working on during the workshops (equivalent to 300 words)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo10 SILO2