MECH304 – Mechanical Engineering Measurement
Mechanical Engineering Measurement
To provide students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to select, maintain and use both basic and precision measuring equipment, relevant to an engineering environment. Students will also gain a working knowledge of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) System and related ISO Standards.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- Select, maintain and use basic measuring tools.
Select, maintain and use precision measuring tools.
Determine solutions to basic engineering problems through the application of ISO Tolerancing and Limits and Fits.
Demonstrate and apply basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing to an engineering environment.
- -Selection of appropriate measuring tools for tasks
-Use of basic and precision measuring tools
-Maintenance of basic and precision measuring tools
-Calibration of measuring tools
-ISO System of Limits and Fits
-Introduction to hole based/shaft based dimensioning systems
-Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
-Fabrication tolerancing symbols (alignment, square, parallel, concentricity) and welding symbols
-Working to specifications
-Time management and quality control
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- The primary method of delivering the learning material is Project-based Learning. The teaching and learning material may incorporate workshop activities, laboratory tasks, lectures, online research, training videos, tutor directed learning, student managed learning, individual and group work.
Assessments will be a mix of formal and informal, conducted in group and individual settings. Observational assessments will also be used where appropriate.
Regular feedback to students will be provided including assessment results.
Over the course of a series of projects, it is anticipated that students will develop the skills and knowledge to meet or exceed the learning outcomes. These projects will provide the students with the opportunity to progressively develop their confidence and proficiency.
- Assessment Criteria
- Portfolio of evidence100
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, the student must complete and submit all components and gain a mark of at least 50 for each achievement-based component within the portfolio. Students must also meet all of the requirements of the competency-based tasks to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks achieved in the achievement-based
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- Relevant topics from the following resources:
-The ISO System of Limits and Fits - Tolerances and Deviations
-ISO - ISO Standards - ICS 17.040.10: Limits and fits - Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Design, Manufacturing and Inspection: A Handbook for Geometrical Product Specification Using ISO and ASME Standards by Georg Henzold
-The Geometrical Tolerancing Desk Reference: Creating and Interpreting ISO Standard Technical Drawings by Paul Green