This unit aims to introduce students to the professional practice of engineering (including ongoing learning, ethics and safety) and develops skills in technical writing, engineering drawings, engineering design process, and project management techniques. Students will apply this knowledge to work individually and in teams to produce a solution to a real world problem. This unit is the foundation for advanced units in engineering analysis and design in the subsequent years. It will help students build their skill-set towards being a competent engineer with skills in both open-ended problems and solution focused outcomes.
|Unit name||Engineering Design and Communication|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
College Office - CSE
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|Engineering|
Dr Tom Mitchell Ferguson
Dr Tom Mitchell Ferguson (Launceston)
Dr Eric Sivret (Hobart)
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Apply basic project management techniques for individual work and in team environments.
Deliver a solution to a basic engineering problem using engineering principles and design practices.
Present conceptual designs and project outcomes using engineering communication methods including CAD.
Apply foundational principles of professional practice (ongoing learning, ethics and safety) while undertaking an engineering project.
120 minute lecture weekly, 120 minute workshop weekly
ATT1 - Short online quizzes (10%)
ATT2 - Engineering drawings (20%)
ATT3 - ePortfolio (25%)
ATT4 - Design project (45%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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