The unit is primarily designed for students to develop basic to intermediate computer-based skills to solve maritime engineering problems using MATLAB. The emphasis is on developing solution algorithms, implementing these with computer programming, and presenting results in a clear and concise manner in conjunction with engineering problem solving. Students will develop introductory experimental skills to use experimental equipment and simple data acquisition system for data collection by conducting a wave basin experiment and will demonstrate data analysis, report writing and presentation skills. The acquired knowledge and skills will contribute to forming fundamental abilities for further year units related to computer aided engineering and problem solving.
|Unit name||Programming and Problem Solving for Engineers|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Jean-Roch Nader
Dr Jean-Roch Nader
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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ILO 1 Solve basic Engineering problems using mathematical and Matlab programming skills.
ILO 2 Apply fundamental programming knowledge by designing structured programs and algorithms relevant to Maritime Engineering problems and robotics using Matlab and other programming languages.
ILO 3 Process data using Matlab and other programming languages, analyse, and critically evaluate results from Maritime Engineering experiments.
ILO 4 Write technical reports based on Maritime Engineering experiments.
ILO 5 Employ student centred learning, critical thinking, creativity and problem solving skills to complete individual and collective tasks.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,826.00||031799|
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.
1 hour Lecture weekly, 3 hours Programming Practice sessions weekly, Experimental and Investigative Studies throughout semester.
Coursework Assignments (50%) and Projects (50%)
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