Core Module Information
Module title: Engineering Design 2

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC09136
Module leader: Gokula Vasantha
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Design of mechanical components such as bearings, shafts, gears, fasteners, and springs. Understanding reverse engineering & product architecture, modular and integral design. Reverse engineering & product architecture.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Analyse a set of requirements, produce appropriate mechanical design concepts to meet them, and make informed judgements on the adequacy of alternative proposals.

LO2: Develop an efficient mechanical design embodiment for an engineering system.

LO3: Reverse engineering a mechanical product to analyse product architecture and develop Design for Manufacture & Assembly.

LO4: Appropriately select and apply a number of formal engineering design methods, including Design for Failure Mode Effects Analysis.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Gokula Vasantha
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 6
Online Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 40 1~2 8 , WORDS= 2500-3000 words
Class Test 20 1~2 9 HOURS= 500 words
Project - Written 40 3~4 13 , WORDS= 2500-3000
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

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