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Mechanical (till 2014) (2010)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2010.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical (till 2014) (2010)
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 AMME1550: Dynamics 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 AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 ELEC2004: Electrical Engineering: Foundations
Core
6 MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MATH2065: Partial Differential Equations (Intro)
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1

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 MECH3260: Thermal Engineering 2
Core
6 MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
Core
6 MECH3661: Engineering Management

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4121: Engineering Project A


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


Note: Students are required to complete a total of 18 CP of Recommended Electives and 12 CP of Free Electives

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4122: Engineering Project B


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


Note: Students are required to complete a total of 18 CP of Recommended Electives and 12 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

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4210 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4241 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
AMME4660 Management, Employees and Industrial Relations 6 Semester 2
MECH4241 Energy and the Environment 6
MECH4255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6
MECH4265 Combustion 6
MECH4310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2

Block 2 - Free Electives

Note: Students enrol in 12 CP of Free Electives. These can be from the Recommended Electives list or subjects from outside of Mechanical Engineering