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Mechanical Engineering / Arts (2014)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2014.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical Engineering / Arts (2014)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

2. Requirements

The Mechanical Engineering/Arts combined degree requires units of study a total value of 240 credit points, comprising:

- at least 84 credit points of units of study given by the Faculty of Arts for the BE/BA, with at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major.

- all core units listed for the Mechanical Engineering specialisation

- 12 credit points from the table of recommended elective units of study for Mechanical Engineering

- 6 credit points of free electives.

Consult the Resolutions for the Combined Engineering/Arts degree in Faculty handbooks for further details.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MECH1560: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts


Note: The Arts component of the combined Mechanical Engineering/Arts degree requires a minimum of 84 credit points of Arts units of study, including at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major. Consult the Resolutions for the Combined Engineering/Arts degree in Faculty handbooks for further details.

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
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC2004: Electrical Engineering: Foundations
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH3362: Materials 2
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 MECH3260: Thermal Engineering 2
Core
6 MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4121: Engineering Project A


Note: Students with HWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4121 with AMME4111. School permission is required.
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Arts
Mechanical Electives
Free Electives


Note: Students in their 5th year must do 12 CP of Arts subjects, 12 CP from the Mechanical Electives list and 6 CP of Free Electives.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4122: Engineering Project B


Note: Students with HWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4122 with AMME4112.
List
18 Select from Unit Blocks:
Arts
Mechanical Electives
Free Electives


Note: Students in their 5th year must do 12 CP of Arts subjects, 12 CP from the Mechanical Electives list and 6 CP of Free Electives.

4. Pathways

BE 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 - Arts (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 84)

Note: For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 84 credit points of Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including a major from Table A and a minimum 54 credit points of 2000/3000 level units of study. See Faculty handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks

Block 2 - Mechanical Electives (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1

Note: 12 credit points (2 unit of study) from the Mechanical Electives list are required.

Block 3 - Free Electives

Note: Free Electives can be from the Mechanical Electives, from Arts subjects, or from anywhere outside of Mechanical Engineering