DIGITAL MANUFACTURING (INDUSTRY 4.0)

EMS5DM

2021

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Industry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of Things

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

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 and explain the transformation process 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

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAvinash Baji

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 31
One 1.00 h 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 ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online Lectures

WorkShopWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Group workshops

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Three written group Case Studies (2100 words total equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2