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Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering Design. Fundamentals of the design and manufacturing processes and the tools used in these processes, including engineering drawings, CAD, rapid prototyping.
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:Use the engineering design process to develop a simple, integrated mechatronic system.Competently use CAD software to produce solid modelled parts, assemblies, and manufacturing drawings.Use knowledge of manufacturing processes to design mechanical components and select appropriate materials.Design, manufacture, and assemble mechanical components using CNC and rapid prototyping methods.Conduct electronic simulation and circuit board layout.Communicate engineering design material through report writing and engineering drawings.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Supplementary notes and references recommended by lecturers.
Domestic fee $1,030.00
International fee $5,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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