Module Title:   Visualisation

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1011M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr P Dowhyj

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To describe the representation of civil engineering structures by appropriate methods and media including CAD, modelling and 3D drawings.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, principles & theories explained in formal lectures, demonstrated in laboratory classes. Practical skills developed in laboratory sessions. Oral feedback is given during labs. Coursework will assess the wider learning outcomes expressed in the descriptor

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   62.50           
Seminars/Tutorials:   0.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   24.00          Formal Exams:   1.50          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

show a broad knowledge base incorporating practical concepts used and the ability to construct working models of simple components; visual representation, manual or computer-aided, or both; describe/apply standard drawing conventions and the use of drawing as a medium of communication; and describe applications of various forms of modelling.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

construct models of simple components, or structural elements.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

communicate engineering data and detailing using visual means and develop IT skills.

  Coursework   100%
  1 design and detailing report (equivalennt to 3000 words)

Outline Syllabus:
Use of appropriate methods for understanding the medium. Fundamental skills in modelling systems, including, eg. CAD, scale models and 3-D drawings. Production of realistic 3-D sketches/models, including (where appropriate) perspective, isometric projection, rendering, plans and sections.

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