- Code ENGN1211
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Materials Science, Mathematics, Photonics, Physics, Information Technology More...
- Academic career UGRD
- Jeremy Smith
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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Discovering Engineering engages students in engineering and provides a foundation of skills and knowledge for the rest of their engineering and academic studies. It introduces three aspects of engineering: disciplines; skills and practice; and responsibilities, which are interwoven throughout the course to enhance student learning. Disciplines are explored through research-led guest lectures across fields within engineering and computer science. Supplemented by industry guest lectures these highlight the relevance and importance to modern engineering of the systems approach which encompasses the ANU’s engineering philosophy and program.
Engineering and academic skills including Computer-Aided Design (CAD), research, design and communication are examined and their practice encouraged via group projects, small-scale problem-solving and active engineering workshops. Further elements of engineering around the responsibilities of engineers in a global environment and an awareness of reflective and ethical practice are applied through projects, engagement and research assignments.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- demonstrate research into engineering concepts, technology and contexts
- use CAD tools to model engineering components
- effectively communicate engineering concepts using different media
- identify their responsibilities within the engineering profession
- design a solution to an open-ended problem using an engineering process
- reflect on and evaluate their own ideas and work
Engineering Technology Report - Initial (5%)
EWB Research Report (10%)
CAD Assignment (15%)
Engineering Technology Report (20%)
EWB Presentation (10%)
EWB Design Report (40%)
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27 one-hour lectures, 12 20min online lectures, 10 one-hour tutorials, 10 hours of labs, plus ~40 hours outside of class
Recommended: "Engineering Your Future", by Dowling, Carew and Hadgraft.
Areas of Interest
- Materials Science
- Information Technology
- Software Engineering
- Renewable Energy
- Solar Energy
- Computer Engineering
- Energy Change
- Biomedical Science
- Environmental Science
- Sustainable Engineering
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2900||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|