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.
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. Learn and use computer-aided design software (AutoCAD) for engineering drawing;
E. Demonstrate project, team, and time management skill;
F. Experience and enhance communication and IT skills.
Briefing lectures followed by practical, hands-on active learning