Module Catalogues

Design For Engineers

Module Title Design For Engineers
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to 
1. Introduce students to the design process and the principles of CDIO (conceive, design, implement and operate) standards.
2. Provide students with manual and computer-aided visualisation and drawing and sketching skills.
3. Provide students with hands-on experience and group working experience.
4. Introduce students to the principles of total design, safety and sustainability.

Learning outcomes

A. Understand member strength and design load of the structure by testing and model analysis;
B. Design and build structure models for assigned load and factor of safety;
C. Interpret orthographic drawings and learn manual drawing and sketches of the built environment;
D. Apply computer-aided design principles for engineering drawings of simple objects and plan views;
E. Demonstrate project, teamwork, time management skills, and recognize the importance of supporting equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the given project;
F. Enhance written and oral communication skills, data analysis methods, and IT skills.

Method of teaching and learning

Briefing lectures followed by practical, hands-on active learning