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Human-Centred Engineering Design - MECH2401

Year - 2020

MECH2401 aims to integrate various less technical aspects of industrial design, with a focus on designing for humans. Elements of human ergonomics, industrial design, creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, team project work, marketing and product development form the basis for the unit of study. The unit is predominantly delivered in a studio learning environment, with involvement of industry practitioners and a major team project based on the creative design of products for human use. Group based problem solving and a project based studio learning environment form the core basis for student learning.

e-learning, tutorials, studios

Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.

Assumed knowledge


Faculty: Engineering

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rodney Fiford
HECS Band: 2
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