Courses & Units

Experiencing Engineering XAB082

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

The purpose of this unit is to introduce basic concepts in engineering through real-life examples; to illustrate a logical way of thinking about problems and their solutions by using principles and methods of analysis; and to convey the excitement of the profession through an exposition of its disciplines, including but not limited to structural analysis, mechanism design and mechanical systems.

Summary

Unit name Experiencing Engineering
Unit code XAB082
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Division of University College
University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
Coordinator

Sabrina Sequeira

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 039999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Four hour lecture/workshop per week.

Assessment

Assessment for this unit is made up of internal assignments and an exam.

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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