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ME10006: Design materials & manufacturing 1

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
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 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 55%, EX 45%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework - Moodle Multiple Choice Quiz (CW 10%)
  • Coursework - Drawing Portfolio (CW 30%)
  • Coursework - Artefact Study (CW 15%)
  • Examination (EX 45%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
ME10006 Re-Assessment Coursework (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: This unit is not normally available to visiting/exchange students.
Description: Aims:
To introduce students to the concept of the design process and visual thinking.
To introduce basic manufacturing processes
To show the link between design and manufacture.
To develop self-instructional learning skills.
To become familiar with engineering artefacts and processes.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this unit the student should be able to:
* Produce and interpret engineering drawings for manufacture and assembly.
* Make freehand engineering sketches.
* Understand the processes of machining, forming and joining and the heat treatment of metals.
* Select from an extending range of traditional manufacturing processes.
* Use a workbook approach for self-learning.

Skills:
Problem solving; written communication; self-management.

Content:
Machining, forming, heat treatment, mechanical joints, liquid phase joints. British Standards. Sketching. Dimensioning, tolerancing and sectioning. Orthogonal part and assembly drawings. Isometric projections.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME10006 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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