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ME10012: Design materials & manufacturing 2

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 60%, EX 40%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework: Constrained Exercise (CW 30%)
  • Coursework: Design and Make (CW 25%)
  • Coursework: Dragster (CW 5%)
  • Examination (EX 40%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
ME10012: Re-Assessment Coursework (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: This unit is not normally available to visiting/exchange students.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To introduce the component elements of design.
To enable the student to become acquainted with the basic principles of design, and the design process.
To provide fundamental knowledge about materials, their structure and properties.
To provide a holistic view of the process and decisions to be taken in real design problems.
To enable the student to participate in group working.
To use CAD to produce engineering drawings for the manufacture and assembly of parts.

Learning Outcomes:
After successfully completing this unit the student will be able to:
* Analyse, select and integrate standard components into detailed designs.
* Use a CAD system to produce an orthogonal drawing.
* Develop a partial requirement specification from a design brief.
* Analyse a problem and select a solution from a range of alternatives.
* Produce detailed drawings of components to ensure that they perform the desired function and can be manufactured.
* Define the key mechanical properties of engineering materials.
* Compare and contrast the engineering properties of metals, ceramics and glasses, polymers and composites and how they are related to bonding, crystal structure and microstructure.
* Describe basic structure-property relationships in materials.

Skills:
Problem solving; written communication; interpersonal - working as part of group; information and communication technology.

Content:
The design process; principles of design; Elements: springs, bearings, seals, fixing and fastening systems, power transmission systems. Electric motors. Design & Make Activities. Study guide. Introduction to manufacturing. Microstructure. Heat Treatment. Metals, Alloys, Ceramics, Polymers, Composites.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME10012 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • UEME-AFB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFB48 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKB48 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFB47 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKB47 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFM04 : MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKM04 : MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFM48 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKM48 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFM16 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKM16 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFM38 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKM38 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEME-AFM47 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEME-AKM47 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)

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