Unit

School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Sustainable Design 1: Materials and TechnologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301095.2

Discipline: OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
James Berry


Equivalent Units
300304 - Sustainable Design: Materials Technology

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
In this unit we explore materials from a design perspective - their properties, qualities, typical applications, their cost and the environmental impact associated with their extraction, use and disposal. We also look at how they can be formed using contemporary and emerging processing techniques - from sand casting to rapid prototyping. Lectures are supplemented with live demonstrations of materials processing techniques. Students undertake a life cycle materials research project and a design for manufacture (DFM) project.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to purchase casting material and supplies under the value of $100. Online work safety module must have been completed prior to workshop space use. Specific requirements regarding machine use may require student safety inductions per apparatus i.e. drill, sander.


Courses
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3621.6Bachelor of EngineeringCONTINUING
3621.7Bachelor of EngineeringCONTINUING
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3730.1Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3730.2Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3731.1Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
3731.2Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING


Specialisations

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