Product Visualisation 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Product Visualisation 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Industrial Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Industrial designers employ a variety of tools to think about and communicate three-dimensional product concepts. This unit introduces you to the skills and techniques needed to support design visualisation, focussing on analogue media, drawing skills and simple model making.
    Learning Outcomes
    To successfully complete this unit you will demonstrate ability to:
    1. Use basic visualisation techniques in product design
    2. Explore simple design ideas using freehand sketches and technical drawings
    3. Follow AS1100 technical drawing conventions to document simple design concepts
    4. Communicate simple design concepts using analogue media
    Content
    Topics covered in this unit include:
    • General visualisation techniques
    • Discipline specific visualisation techniques
    • Design presentation approaches
    Assessment name: Portfolio
    Description: Produce a folio of work that includes a range of drawing, sketches, renderings, simple 3D models and presentations to aid your design thinking abilities/communication or technical ability.
    Relates to objectives: 1, 2
    Weight: 30
    Internal or external: Internal
    Group or individual: Individual
    Due date: Early Semester
    Assessment name: Portfolio
    Description: Produce a folio or work that demonstrates sketching skills with introductory technical drawing exercises to document and communicate design ideas and engage in spatial communication.
    Relates to objectives: 1, 2
    Weight: 35
    Internal or external: Internal
    Group or individual: Individual
    Due date: Mid Semester
    Assessment name: Portfolio
    Description: A series of exercises will develop your layout and design presentation skills that communicate design ideas and engage in spatial communication.
    Relates to objectives: 1, 2
    Weight: 35
    Internal or external: Internal
    Group or individual: Individual
    Due date: End of Semester

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