Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: Engineering and Information Sciences



Subject Information
Subject Code ENGG154
Subject Name Engineering Design and Innovation
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Nil
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Progressive Assessment through quizzes: SLOs i and ii
Assignments: SLO i
Design reports: SLO iii
Presentations: SLO iii
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
(a) Engineering Drawing: Introduction and standards information; geometrical constructions; freehand sketching; the production of a mechanical drawing; orthographic projection; selection and layout of views; sectional views of orthographic projections; auxiliary views of orthographic projections; general arrangements and assembly drawings. (b) Computer-Aided Drafting: Introduction to computer aided drafting; use of entity draw and selected utility commands and services; dimensioning, display controls; coordinate systems; editing and inquiry commands; entity properties (layers) and use of blocks. (c) The phases of design; team building; design and manufacturing processes; design models; design economics; decision processes; creative design; case studies. The three sections of this subject will be presented as an integrated whole. This will be achieved through a number of creative design projects and case studies.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Read and produce engineering drawings.
2. Produce computer-aided drawings using AutoCAD.
3. Learn in a team/cooperative environment and produce creative designs of simple products/ideas both in general engineering and their own engineering discipline.