Courses & Units

Conceptual Design and Communication XPD141

Introduction

This unit aims to introduce students to the profession of engineering and covers professional skills including design, communication (written, oral, visual and technical), teamwork and project management. This unit will help students clarify an engineering career path and will build their skill-set towards being a competent engineer with skills in both open-ended problems and solution focused outcomes. Students will work in groups to produce a solution to a real world problem.

Summary

Unit name Conceptual Design and Communication
Unit code XPD141
Credit points 12.5
College/School Academic Division
Provost
Discipline University Pathways
Coordinator Amanda Henry
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By Third Party (UP Education)
Level Introductory

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • Design a solution for a societal problem using engineering design practice and principles in conjunction with project management within a team context I
  • Select and apply a range of civil, electrical or mechanical engineering design tools and techniques by applying them to address specific requirements
  • Demonstrate individual responsible and accountable ethical work practice within an engineering collective
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

ENG101

Teaching

AssessmentIntroduction to MATLAB (10%)|Conceptual Drawing (10%)|Introduction to Inventor (15%)|ePortfolio (25%)|Design, Build and Test of Timber Bridge (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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