Computer Modelling, Analysis and Visualisation

ADM80015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Undergraduate Students:
200 credit points

Postgraduate Students:

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide an appreciation of the various CAD/CAM/CAE tools available to the manufacturing industry, and practical experience in their use.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify the various CAD/CAM/CAE tools and their applications in the manufacturing industry A3.
2. Apply computer modelling and analysis software tools in the design process (K1, K2, K3, K5, S1, S2, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
3. Create and analyse surface models to assist the design process (K2, K3)
4. Create and analyse simple kinematic mechanisms (K1, K2, K3).
5. Evaluate CAD/CAE simulation results against experimental results (K1, K2, S2, A2, A4, A6, A7)
6. Describe the advances in modelling and the techniques available to industry, including virtual reality K4, A2, A3, A4.
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.