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ME3515 - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of 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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse.
Prerequisites: (ME2518 VERSION 3 OR EG2010) AND ME2525

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Ling Yin.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

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.