ENGINEERING PROJECT A

ELE4EPA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Each student undertakes an engineering design project on a topic relevant to their chosen field of specialisation after selecting a topic in consultation with supervisor(s). The project may be a design of a system, including design computations, drawings and specifications, or it may take the form of a report of an industrial or laboratory investigation or similar activity. The outcome of an investigation requires a project report of about 5000 words in length, excluding appendices, but supported by appropriate diagrams, charts, graphs and other illustrations.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Be admitted into one of the courses (SVEE, SWEETE, SWEEME, SWCSEE or SWEEBE, SHELE, SHMRE, SZCSEE) and have passed ELE3PRO

Co-requisitesELE4EMT

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject represents the first semester of a two semester program. Students must enrol in ELE4EPA and ELE4EPB in consecutive semesters.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply design and problem solving skills learnt during the course to create solutions to technical problems.
02. Apply good organisational skills to achieve steady progress during the course of the project.
03. Write a professional project plan which includes a market analyses and interpret the findings with reference to the literature in order to set out the scope of their project.
04. Present results of a technical project to an audience of peers using appropriate technical language. Answer technical verbal question in the context of their chosen project.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 0 - 0
Two 3.00 h laboratory class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weekly meetings with supervisor required"

Seminar Week: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h seminar every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
10 minute oral presentationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4
Project Proposal 1500 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Report 2000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 0 - 0
Two 3.00 h laboratory class per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weekly meetings with supervisor required."

Seminar Week: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h seminar every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
10 minute oral presentationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4
Project Proposal 1500 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Report 2000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 03-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJim Whittington

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 0 - 0
Four 3.00 h laboratory class per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervisor Consultation Week: 0 - 0
Two 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
10 minute oral presentationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4
Project Proposal 1500 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Report 2000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3