41059 Mechanical Design Fundamentals Studio 16cp; 3hpw, on campus, weekly
Requisite(s): (48610 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering AND (41099 Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering OR 48510 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering) AND (41053 Materials and Manufacturing Engineering A OR 41054 Applied Mechanics and Design A OR 48621 Manufacturing Engineering OR 48620 Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering))
Anti-requisite(s): 48600 Mechanical Design 1
The development of design solutions to well defined problems is a key to success in the engineering world. This subject is the first in a pair of studios that are focused on developing fundamental skills in engineering design. It builds on concepts introduced in earlier subjects and applies these to a major design-and-build project. Principally, students work on a well-defined design problem to develop skills and experience in the mechanical and/or mechatronic engineering design process and the application of good design practices to the design and build of a mechanical device. Students apply good mechanical design practice to design and build a mechanical device and to implement mechatronics principles to develop a mechatronic system to control a mechanical device. Success in this subject is strongly linked to the ability to collaborate as a team and to communicate and document design ideas, decisions, justifications, calculations, and outcomes.
Autumn and Spring sessions, City campus
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