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ME3515 - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Knowledge of advanced manufacturing engineering and technology for a wide spectrum of materials, material selection in engineering and areas of emerging technologies. Topics covered include precision machining processes, advanced machining processes, rapid prototyping and freeform fabrication; micro-fabrication, nano-fabrication and medical manufacturing; materials selection - the basics and case studies; process selection - case studies; materials and the environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • understanding common knowledge of advanced manufacturing engineering and technology;
  • understanding general principles for materials selection in engineering.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50% - 70%)
  • on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).
Prerequisites: (ME2518 VERSION 3 OR EG2010) AND ME2525

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.