Faculty of Engineering

Mechanical (Space) / Arts (2022)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2022.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical (Space) / Arts (2022)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021, 2015

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundations Mathematics units table

► 24 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 78 credit points of Mechanical (Space) stream core units

► 18 credit points of Mechanical (Space) Stream electives

► 6 credit points of Space elective units

► may take additional Mechanical Stream elective units if there is elective space in the degree

Arts (96 credit points):

► A major (48 credit points) from Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

► 12 credit points of OLE

► 36 credit points of elective units from Table A or Table S

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements 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.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from MECH1560: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.

Note: From 2024, 3cp Math units are replaced by new 6cp units MATH1061 and MATH1062. Students who have not yet completed all 3cp Math units can use this interactive tool on Canvas for enrolment advice: https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/2806/pages/mathematics-changes-in-2024

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from AMME1362: Introduction to Engineering Materials
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: From 2024, 3cp Math units are replaced by new 6cp units MATH1061 and MATH1062. Students who have not yet completed all 3cp Math units can use this interactive tool on Canvas for enrolment advice: https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/2806/pages/mathematics-changes-in-2024

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
6 Select from AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
6 Select from AMME2000: Engineering Analysis
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from AMME2262: Introduction to Thermal Engineering
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A
6 Select from MECH2400: Mechanical Systems Design 1


Note: From 2024, MECH2400 is offered in Semester 1 only. Students who have not completed MECH2400 should discuss an enrolment plan with their Academic Advisor.

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical (Space) Stream Elective Units
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from AMME2700: Instrumentation


Note: AMME2700 is discontinued. Students who have not yet completed this unit should take AMME1705 in its place.

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AERO2705: Space Engineering 1
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical (Space) Stream Elective Units
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AERO3760: Space Engineering 2
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical (Space) Stream Elective Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Space Elective Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from AERO4701: Space Engineering 3
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
6 Select from AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Mechanical (Space) stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
ENGG2112 Multi-disciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - Mechanical (Space) Stream Core (Min CP: 78,Max CP: 78)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2705 Space Engineering 1 6 Semester 2
AERO3760 Space Engineering 2 6 Semester 2
AERO4701 Space Engineering 3 6 Semester 1
AMME1362 Introduction to Engineering Materials 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME2261 Fluid Mechanics 1 6 Semester 1
AMME2262 Introduction to Thermal Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME2301 Mechanics of Solids 6 Semester 2
AMME2500 Engineering Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME2700 Instrumentation 6 Semester 1
AMME3500 System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
MECH2400 Mechanical Systems Design 1 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - Mechanical (Space) Stream Elective Units (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MECH3260 Thermal Engineering and Environment 6 Semester 2
MECH3261 Fluid Mechanics 2 6 Semester 1
MECH3361 Mechanics of Solids 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3362 Engineering Materials for Adv Manufacturing 6 Semester 1

Block 6 - Space Elective Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME3060 Engineering Methods 6 Semester 2
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5292 Applied Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5902 Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5305 Smart Materials 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5311 Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2

Block 7 - Mechanical Stream Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME3060 Engineering Methods 6 Semester 2
AMME4401 Industrial and Product Design Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5060 Advanced Computational Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5104 Applied Safety Systems and Risk Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME5105 Risk Management Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5292 Applied Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence 6 Semester 1
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5902 Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
MECH2401 Human-Centred Engineering Design 6 Semester 2
MECH4460 Design of Micro- and Nanosystems 6 Semester 1
MECH4660 Engineering Management [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5305 Smart Materials 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5311 Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials 6 Semester 1

Note: Students may select units from this collection if they have elective space in their degree.

Block 10 - Arts Units (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

Note: For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 96 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