Toleman, Mark and Hall, David (1987) Implementing computer aided engineering in engineering courses. In: 18th CAE Computer Conference, August 1987, Adelaide, Australia.
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[Abstract]: Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), the application of computers in the broadest sense including Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM), is expected to affect virtually every aspect of engineering. With the introduction of a new engineering degree in 1984, the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education (DDIAE) recognised that the time was opportune and indeed that it was vital that CAE and all its facets be embraced. Computer facilities must include appropriate hardware, integrated software and staff training as essential components to enable institutions to graduate students able to use these new techniques effectively and promote their use in the Australian context. This paper examines these aspects of CAE and relates details of the computer system eventually purchased by the DDIAE, staff development activities, current and proposed, and the courses and units in which these facilities are currently used.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||computer aided engineering; engineering courses|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0899 Other Information and Computing Sciences > 089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified|
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
|Subjects:||330000 Education > 330200 Curriculum Studies > 330299 Curriculum Studies not elsewhere classified|
280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences > 289900 Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences > 289999 Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences
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