Faculty of Engineering

Mechatronic / Science (2021)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2021.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechatronic / Science (2021)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 5.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 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 Foundation Mathematics units table (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Science requirements)

► 24 credit points of Project table

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

► 90 credit points of Mechatronic Stream core units

► 6 credit points of Mechatronic Stream electives

► Up to 6 credit points of Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning elective units

► Additional Mechatronic Stream electives, if there is elective space in the degree

Science (96 credit points):

► *12 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1XXX can count towards Engineering requirements)

► *48 credit points of Table A major

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 24 credit points of electives from Science Table A or Table S

* The Science degree core units comprise 12 cp of MATH1xxx units and 12cp of 1000-level units from Table A. The 1000-level units from the Table A major count towards Science degree core requirement.

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
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
INFO1110: Introduction to Programming

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
6 Select from MTRX1705: Introduction to Mechatronic Design
6 Select from MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
6 Select from AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME1362: Materials 1
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A
6 Select from MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from MTRX2700: Mechatronics 2
6 Select from MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C
6 Select from MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3
6 Select from MTRX3760: Mechatronic Systems Design
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Stream Elective Units
Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning Electives
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Stream Elective Units
Additional Mechatronic Stream Elective Units
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Stream Elective Units
Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning Electives
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Stream Elective Units
Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning Electives
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective 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
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 Mechatronic 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
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
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
Semester 2
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 - Mechatronic Stream Core (Min CP: 90,Max CP: 90)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME1362 Materials 1 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
AMME2301 Mechanics of Solids 1 6 Semester 2
AMME2500 Engineering Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME3500 System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
ELEC1103 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC2104 Electronic Devices and Circuits 6 Semester 2
MECH2400 Mechanical Design 1 6 Semester 2
MECH3460 Mechanical Design 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3660 Manufacturing Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1702 Mechatronics 1 6 Semester 2
MTRX1705 Introduction to Mechatronic Design 6 Semester 2
MTRX2700 Mechatronics 2 6 Semester 1
MTRX3700 Mechatronics 3 6 Semester 2
MTRX3760 Mechatronic Systems Design 6 Semester 2

Block 5 - Mechatronic Stream Elective Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
BMET5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Block 6 - Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning Electives (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Block 7 - Additional Mechatronic Stream Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME2200 Introductory Thermofluids 6 Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
BMET5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC3204 Power Electronics and Applications 6 Semester 1
ELEC3404 Electronic Circuit Design 6 Semester 1
MATH2021 Vector Calculus and Differential Equations 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

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

Block 10 - Science Units (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 96)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science study, including at least one major in a Science subject area and 12 credit points of OLEs. Math units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/