• Offered by Research School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Areas of interest Engineering
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Lachlan Blackhall
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This course provides an introduction to the analysis and design of engineering systems. The emphasis is on non-discipline specific theory and methods that can be applied at a high level to the design and understanding of complex engineering systems. The course will cover concepts from systems theory and the engineering design process including methods of understanding and evaluating an engineering system's interaction with its environment and society. Principles from dynamic modeling, feedback, sensitivity analysis, and optimization will be used to design, understand, and analyze engineering systems. Students will apply theory and methods by participating in a high level, multi-disciplinary, complex design project.

This course can be studied for credit in the following programs:

  • Master of Engineering
  • Graduate Studies
  • and as an elective in other  programs.

Indicative Assessment

Assignments (25%) Quizzes (15%) Workshop participation (5%) Design Project (55%)

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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying Master of Engineering 7710 or 7709 or 7711

Prescribed Texts

Ulrich, K.T. & Eppinger, S.D., Product Design and Development, fourth edition, McGraw-Hill, 2008

Recommended reading:

Blanchard, B.S. & Fabrycky, W.J., Systems Engineering and Analysis, fifth edition, Pearson, 2011

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2088
2004 $2916
2005 $2916
2006 $2916
2007 $2916
2008 $2916
2009 $2916
2010 $2916
2011 $2946
2012 $2946
2013 $2946
2014 $2952
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3390
2004 $3450
2005 $3450
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2912 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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