Computer Aided Engineering Mechanical

MEE20002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22



Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to develop your ability to use software tools to solve engineering problems, and prepare computer models of parts, assemblies and documentation for manufacturing, and use Finite Elements Element analysis in design.
After successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:
1. Generate 3-dimensional computer models of parts and assemblies. (S1)
2. Generate engineering drawings according to engineering standards. (K5)
3. Generate mathematical models using standard software e.g. Excel, Matlab. (K2, S2)
4. Apply computer aided tools to simple engineering problems. (K4, K6, S2, A3, A6, A7)
5. Generate written/graphical reports on simple engineering problems. (K5, A2, A6, A7)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies for this Unit of Study
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
K2 Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools.
K4 Emerging Disciplinary Trends: Interprets and applies current or emerging knowledge from inside and outside the specific discipline.
K5 Practice Context: Discerns and appreciates the contextual factors affecting professional engineering practice.
K6 Professional Practice: Appreciates the principles of professional engineering practice in a sustainable context.
S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications.
S2 Problem Solving: Systematically uses engineering methods in solving complex problems.
A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.
A3 Entrepreneurial: Appreciates entrepreneurial approaches to engineering practice.
A6 Management of Self: Demonstrates self-management processes.
A7 Teamwork: Demonstrates effective team membership and team leadership.