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Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical) / Arts (2012)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2012.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical) / Arts (2012)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2012, 2011

2. Requirements

To qualify for the award of a combined Mechanical(Biomedical) Engineering/Arts degree a student shall complete units of study to a total value of at least 240 credit points including:

* at least 84 credit points of units of study given by the Faculty of Arts for the BE/BA, with at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major

* units of study as prescribed in the BE Specialisation Requirement tables for the Mechanical(Biomedical) Engineering specialisation

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.

Study Abroad

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.

Engineering Honours

Students in the Honours program must enrol in AMME4111 & AMME4112. Students in the Pass program must enrol in AMME4121 & AMME4122.

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
Core
6 BIOL1003: Human Biology
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts


Note: The Arts component of the combined Biomedical Engineering/Arts degree requires a minimum of 84 credit points of Arts units of study, including at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major. Consult the Resolutions for the Combined Engineering/Arts degree in Faculty handbooks for further details.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1550: Dynamics 1
Core
6 CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MECH2901: Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC2004: Electrical Engineering: Foundations
Core
6 MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH3362: Materials 2
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC3802: Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering


Note: The elective AMME4790 Intro Biomechatronics is an acceptable alternative to ELEC3802. You cannot do both.
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH3921: Biomedical Design and Technology
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 5 - 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:
Arts
Recommended Biomedical Units
Free Electives

Year 5 - 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
Core
6 MECH4961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Arts
Recommended Biomedical Units
Free Electives

4. Pathways

BE 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 - Arts (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 84)

Note: For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 84 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. The Table A units of study list can be found online at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts/units_of_study/table_a.shtml

Block 2 - Recommended Biomedical Units (Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4210 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
AMME4971 Tissue Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4981 Applied Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 1
AMME4992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2
MECH4902 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2

Block 3 - Free Electives

Note: Free Electives can be from the Mechanical Electives, from Arts subjects, or from anywhere outside of Mechanical Engineering