Faculty of Engineering

Mechatronic (Space) / Arts (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 (Space) / Arts (2021)
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)

► 96 credit points of Mechatronics (Space) stream core units

► 6 credit points of Mechatronics (Space) Stream electives

► may take additional Mechatronic 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
6 Select from MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
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.
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
6 Select from MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
6 Select from MTRX1705: Introduction to Mechatronic Design
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
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:
Arts Units

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A
6 Select from AERO2705: Space Engineering 1

Year 3 - Semester 1

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

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
6 Select from AERO3760: Space Engineering 2
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

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

Year 4 - Semester 2

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

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AERO4701: Space Engineering 3
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic (Space) Stream Elective Units
12 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
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 (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
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 (Space) Stream Core Units (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

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
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
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 (Space) Stream Elective Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
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
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Block 6 - Additional Mechatronic Stream Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
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 - 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