Faculty of Engineering

Mechanical (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical (2015)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 4.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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(Hons)(Mechanical). Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 credits of recommended 4th year units.

Students who do not meet the Honours requirement of 65% average marks throughout their program will be given the PASS degree award Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical).

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


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
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


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
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


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH2021.

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
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
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

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

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
AMME5105 Risk Management Analysis 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
AMME5902 Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4660 Engineering Management [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
MECH4961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
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
MECH5416 Advanced Design and Analysis 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2

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

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
ENGG1000 History and Philosophy of Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

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.