Group Design Project – ENG500
Academic year 2017/18
- Identify and evaluate the key drivers for the design of a product including functionality, usability, environmental legislation, intellectual property and mass production.
- Use and create feasibility reports and design reports for new products.
- Apply good practices and avoid common mistakes of working in small groups.
- Identify the diverse engineering disciplines required for developing commercial products.
- Identify and evaluate common ethical, commercial and management issues in technology related professions.
- Identify and evaluate multiple, and possibly conflicting, requirements such employment contracts, national legislation, professional codes of conduct and personal ethics.
- Use and articulate a decision making process.
- Coursework 1 is due December 15, 2017 January 12, 2018 and contributes 20% to the unit mark.
- Coursework 2 is due March 19, 2018 and contributes 80% to the unit mark.
New procedure to order parts and components
Using a computer connected to the university network
, students can submit orders by using the form available on the K drive
at this location:
- K:\Technology\Eng\Project Ordering\Project Ordering.accdb
When using the form, there are 2 fields that are specific to ENG500
- For supervisor name, please put the unit coordinator name, Chi Nguyen
- In the field with the label, Other, please put, ENG500
Students may order from any of the vendors listed on the form.
Procedure to use departmental 3D printers
The department has 3 Stratasys 3D printers which use the fused deposition modelling (FDM) technique with ABS polymer. The printers are located in Anglesea 0.23
- Ideas series Mojo (concept, smaller build envelope) (1 printer)
- Design series Dimension 1200 (main modeller, larger build envelope) (2 printers)
Students are responsible for the preparation and creation of 3D CAD files. Requests and prepared files must be submitted on the K drive
at this location:
Questions about access to the printers or scheduling of print requests can be sent to:
- Alder, H. (2001). Say it with pictures. Oxford: How To Books. ISBN 1857037022.
- Clark, K. (1999). Design rules: the power of modularity. Cambridge: MIT Press. ISBN 0262024667.
- E. Dudley (Ed., 2000). Becoming designers. Bristol: Intellect Books. ISBN 1841500321.
- Fletcher, A. (2001). The art of looking sideways. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 0714834491.
- Kendrick, T. (2004). Project management tool kit : 100 tips and techniques for getting the job done right. New York: AMACOM. ISBN 0814408109.
- Maeda, J. (2006). The laws of simplicity. Cambridge: The MIT Press. ISBN 0262134721.
- Moggridge, B. (2006). Designing interactions. Cambridge: The MIT Press. ISBN 0262134748.
- Thackara, J. (2005). In the bubble: designing in a complex world. Cambridge: The MIT Press. ISBN 0262201577.
- Commonly used sources which require University student account login:
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONTRACTS
CODES OF CONDUCT
Please contact Chi Nguyen
with questions or suggestions.