Engineering units

University of Tasmania
(Launceston) Engineering Units - 1996


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ANP200 Engineering Computing

Builds on students' programming skills gained in the first-year unit to provide a working knowledge of some general software packages. Studies cover: advanced programming with application to engineering problems; and the use, on a project basis (in relation to engineering problems associated with other second year units), of engineering and general software packages.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Niechoda
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8% (BTech 10.6%)]
teaching pattern sem 1 - 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs project work a week
prerequisites KXA125
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment project work (60%), assignments and tests (40%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)
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ANP201 Electrical Engineering

Enables students to analyse electrical circuits and develop circuit analysis techniques that can be applied to electronic circuits and systems. Studies cover: the natural, forced and complete response of first and second order electrical circuits; impulse response; mechanical analogs; node and mesh analysis of linear time invariant circuits; Bode plots; representation of system function in s-domain; physical interpretation of poles and zeros; the ideal diode, diode equation, p-n junction; special purpose devices including reverse breakdown, varactors; rectifier circuits; the BJT, FET characteristics and operation; bias circuits, approximate small signal equivalent circuits and amplifiers; large signal amplifiers; multistage amplifiers frequency response and negative feedback; the operational amplifier, characteristics and models; limitation of the practical operational amplifier; wideband amplifier, phase locked loop, and voltage regulators.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Edwards
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern full year (60 hrs) - 39 lectures, 13 tutorials, 8 laboratory
prerequisites KXA161 and ANP102
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), assignments and laboratories (50%)
required texts, etc
Fitzgerald AE, Higginbotham DE and Grable A, Basic Electrical Engineering,  McGraw-Hill, 1981.

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Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)







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ANP202 Electronics

Enables students to understand the theory, operation and applications of digital electronic devices in modern digital systems. Studies cover: an introduction to digital signals and techniques; number systems; codes; and, or, not, nand, nor, exclusive-or, exclusive-nor operations; Boolean algebra; combination logic with truth tables; SR, JK, D Flip-flops; master-slave types; counters, shift registers, encoders, decoders, programmable logic arrays, multiplexers, monostable, clock generators, timers; the transistor as a switch; logic families, TTL, CMOS, digital IC terminology; tristate devices; memory terminology, rams, roms, proms, disks; introduction to the digital computer; basic architecture, computer operating cycle; programming languages; microprocessors and microcomputers; microprocessor structure; microcomputer systems; analog-digital, digital-analog converters; standard interface and bus systems; drivers, receivers and opto-isolators; Schmitt trigger; descriptions of functions sequence and time sequence units; characteristics of the modern PC, input output facilities; programming methods.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr M Hook
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern sem 1 (60 hrs) - 30 lectures, 15 tutorials, 15 laboratory
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), assignment and laboratory (50%)
required texts, etc
Tocci RJ, Digital Systems, Principles and Applications,  Prentice-Hall.

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Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)







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ANP203 Mechanics of Machines

Builds on the ability of students to determine and identify various machine motions, and their force and torque effects, particularly in terms of the kinematics and kinetics of solid rotating and translating members, and the mechanical transmission of power. Studies cover: review of kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies; general plane motion; friction, lubrication and wear; bearings, clutches, belts and brakes; gear classification and design principles, gear trains (including epicyclic); fluctuation of energy and speed, torque diagrams, governors; balancing of rotating and reciprocating masses; vibration of single degree of freedom systems, damped and forced vibrations, transmissibility and isolation of vibrations; gyroscopic action.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Greep
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern sem 2 (60 hrs) - 42 lectures, 14 tutorials, 4 laboratory
prerequisites ANP101 and KXA161
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (60%), assignments and laboratories (40%)
required texts, etc
Ryder GH and Bennett MD, Mechanics of Machines,  Macmillan.

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Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)







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ANP204 Systems and Control

Examines the need for instrumentation in process control and some common measurement systems. Studies cover: open and closed loop control; the need for instrumentation; measurements common to marine and process industries; methods used for the measurement of temperature, flow, level, pressure, position, velocity, acceleration, oxygen content and viscosity; first and second order systems, response time and bandwidth as applied to sensors; transfer function of a sensor; application of transfer function to processes in control engineering e.g. water level and water temperature control; mathematics of linear first and second order control systems.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Butler
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [7.3%]
teaching pattern sem 2 (45 hrs) - 25 lectures, 14 tutorials, 6 laboratory
prerequisites KXA161 and ANP102
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), assignment and laboratories (50%)
required texts, etc
Haslam JA, Summers GR and Williams D, Engineering Instrumentation and Control,  Arnold.

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ANP205 Fluid Mechanics 2

Examines thermofluid flow phenomena via flow visualisation, theory and exercises addressing the continuity, force-momentum and steady flow energy equations for incompressible and compressible fluid flow. Studies cover: fluid properties and viscosity, real and ideal fluids, definitions of flow terms, fluid accelerations, control volumes, Eulerian and Lagrangian approaches to analysis; dimensional analysis, Reynolds, Froude and Mach numbers; the continuity equation, the integrated force-momentum equation; the steady flow energy equation for control volumes and its application to turbines, nozzles, throttles and mixing streams; Bernoullis equation from the steady flow energy equation for isentropic flow with venturi meters, orifices and notches; Moody diagram and minor losses.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr N Lawrence
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [7.3% (BTech 8.1%)]
teaching pattern sem 2(45 hrs) - 30 lectures, 15 laboratory/tutorial
prerequisites ANP108
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), assignments and laboratories (50%)
required texts, etc
Gerhart PM and Cross RJ, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics,  Addison-Wesley.

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Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)
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ANP206 Thermodynamics II

Examines the laws of thermodynamics as applied to practical engineering cycles. Studies cover: positive displacement gas compressors; air standard cycles; Rankine cycle with superheat; vapour compressions; refrigerators and heat pumps; combustion; psychrometry.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr N Lawrence
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [7.3%]
teaching pattern sem 1 (45 hrs) - 27 lectures, 14 tutorials, 4 laboratory
prerequisites ANP100
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), assignments and laboratories (50%)
required texts, etc
Rogers GFC and Mayhew YR, Engineering Thermodynamics, Work and Heat Transfer,  4th edn, Longman, 1992.
Rogers GFC and Mayhew YR, Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids in SI Units,  Oxford, 1982.

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ANP207 Introduction to Design

Develops: the ability to satisfy man's needs and wants creatively and logically using engineering knowledge and techniques in a professional manner; base level problem solving techniques and design procedures for professional engineers from all disciplines; and communication and promotion skills to the level required for presenting a design specification. Studies cover: the professional engineer; design morphology and anatomy; wants and needs, problem specification, value statement, modelling and optimisation; value engineering, standards and standard components, aesthetics and ergonomics, creativity, uncertainty and decision making, detailing (component design), specifications and promotion. Students require technical knowledge, from other units, that can be applied (not retaught).

Special notes
teaching staff Assoc Prof P Doe
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [14.6%]
teaching pattern full year (90 hrs) - 75 design office, 15 workshop
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment project work (60%), assignments, tests and others (40%)
required texts, etc
Svensson NL, Introduction to Engineering Design,  NSWU Press.

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Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)







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ANP208 Strength of Materials

Enables students to analyse stresses, strains and deflections in simple components subjected to tension/compression, bending, shear, torsion; and to distinguish between stable/unstable structures and estimate critical loads in struts/columns. Studies cover: revision of statics; stress - biaxial loading, principal stresses, Mohr circle for stress, St Venant's principle and stress concentration; strain - principal strains, Mohr circle for two dimensional strain; experimental strain analysis; beams - shear and bending stresses, composite beams, unsymmetrical bending; beam deflections - by integration and energy techniques, pressure vessels, an introduction to buckling instability, stresses and deflections in circular shafts.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr R Gupta
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8% (BTech10.6%)]
teaching pattern sem 1 (60 hrs) - 42 lectures, 14 tutorials, 4 laboratory
prerequisites ANP101, KXA161
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (80%); assignments (10%); laboratories (10%)
required texts, etc
Popov EP, Mechanics of Materials,  SI version, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1978; or
Gere JM and Tomoshenko SP, Mechanics of Materials,  2nd SI edn, Van Nostrand Reinhold (International); or
Beer FP and Johnston ER Jr, Mechanics of Materials,  2nd edn, McGraw-Hill Inc.

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ANP209 Civil/Mechanical Materials & Forms

Develops the ability to calculate/predict the behaviour of materials, including advanced materials, and develops a detailed understanding of the principal material types used in civil, mechanical and maritime engineering endeavours. Studies cover: ceramics and glasses, engineered ceramics, polymeric materials, adhesives, material coatings, advanced materials, material selection and specification (extending first-year coverage); crack theory, creep and fatigue, non-destructive testing; grades, specification, production, fabrication, and important metallurgy of ferrous, aluminium and copper alloys; other significant metals; composites, advanced and natural, including wood and concrete.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr A Belle
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern full year (60 hours) - 13 lectures, 13 tutorials, and computer assisted and managed learning and 4 laboratory
prerequisites ANP105
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (70%), assignments and laboratories (30%). Exam may include during-semester tests and computer managed assessments
required texts, etc
Callister WD, Materials Science and Engineering,  John Wiley, 1994.

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ANP210 Electrical Materials & Devices

Develops the ability to calculate/predict the behaviour of materials, including advanced materials, and develops a detailed understanding of how engineering materials are used in electrical components and their inherent limitations. Studies cover: ceramics and glasses, engineered ceramics, polymeric materials, adhesives, material coatings, advanced materials, toxicology, material selection and specification (extending first-year coverage); crack theory, creep and fatigue, non-destructive testing; magnetic behaviour; material application and behaviour in semiconductor junction, thermoelectric, optoelectronic and magneto electric devices; electrical materials, superconductors and current developments.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr A Belle, Mr D Niechoda
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern full year (60 hours) - 13 lectures, 13 tutorials, and computer assisted and managed learning, 4 laboratory
prerequisites ANP105
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (70%), assignments and laboratories (30%). Exam may include during-semester tests and computer managed assessments
required texts, etc
Callister WD, Materials Science and Engineering,  John Wiley, 1994.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Engineering (N3A)







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ANP211 Communication Systems

Introduces the practical transmission of information and power in electrical engineering, and is divided into two sections: (a) the medium of transmission - basic transmission line theory, reflection and lattice diagrams, the theory of lossless lines and lumped circuit approximations; Smiths charts; and an introduction to optical fibre transmission; the transmission of electrical power and equivalent and T networks; and (b) the techniques for transmission - an introduction to modulation theory, linear modulation - AM, DSB and SSB modulation and elementary angle modulation; an introduction to digital communications and computer networks with examples including ethernet and RS-232 links.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Niechoda
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [9.8%]
teaching pattern sem 2 (60 hrs) - 28 lectures, 14 tutorials, and 18 laboratory
prerequisites ANP102
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment 3-hour exam (70%); laboratory and assignments (30%)
required texts, etc
Carlson AB, Communication Systems: An Introduction to Signal and Noise in Electrical Communication,  3rd edn, McGraw-Hill.

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ANP212 Electrical Design

Acquaints students with the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering design and provides them with the opportunity to communicate their ideas by means of group presentations and a design folio. Visits to local electrical and electronic manufacturing centres reinforce concepts gained.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Niechoda
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [4.9%]
teaching pattern sem 1 (30 hrs) - 10 lectures, 20 project
prerequisites ANP102
corequisites ANP207
mutual exclusions
method of assessment project work (100%).
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