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Mechanical (till 2014) (2014)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2014.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical (till 2014) (2014)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2. Requirements

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty shown above can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

All candidates are required to complete a minimum of 192 credit points and a Practical Experience period to be eligible for the award of the degree of BE(Mechanical). Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 credits of recommended 4th year units.

Students in the Honours program must enrol in AMME4111 & AMME4112; students in the Pass program must enrol in AMME4121 & AMME4122.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG1803: Professional Engineering 1
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MECH1560: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1362: Materials 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics
Core
6 MECH1400: Mechanical Construction

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 AMME2700: Instrumentation
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 MECH2660: Engineering Management

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH3362: Materials 2
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME3060: Engineering Methods
Core
6 MECH3260: Thermal Engineering 2
Core
6 MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A


Note: Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Recommended Electives
Free Electives


Note: Students are required to complete a total of 24 CP of Recommended Electives and 6 CP of Free Electives.
6 Select from MECH4460: Mechanical Design 3
MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B


Note: Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
List
18 Select from Unit Blocks:
Recommended Electives
Free Electives


Note: Students are required to complete a total of 24 CP of Recommended Electives and 6 CP of Free Electives.

4. Pathways

Honours Thesis

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B

Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Recommended Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
AMME5961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1

Block 2 - Free Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1000 History and Philosophy of Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELECTIVE Free Electives 6  

Note: Students can enroll in 6 CP of Free Electives. These can be from the Recommended Mechanical Electives list or subjects from outside of Mechanical Engineering

Block 3 - Design/Professional Engineering (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4601 Professional Engineering 2 6 Semester 1

Note: Select at least one of the two units listed.