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ENG1211

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dushmanta Dutta

Synopsis

Introduction to engineering; the systems approach to engineering problems and their solutions; sustainable development, ecology and the environment; lifecycle concepts, safety, management, quality and economic analysis; engineering ethics. Group work, written reports and oral presentations.

Objectives

Knowledge/understanding

To provide students with a vision and understanding of the scope of engineering, including emphasis on its breadth and interactions and linkages with other disciplines

To introduce students to the role of the engineer in society, including environmental issues.

To introduce the concepts of engineering ethics.



Skills

To improve students' communications skills, building an appreciation of the need for and value of both verbal and written communications in engineering. Included in this are the concepts of quality and standards in all communications.



Attitudes

To increase students' motivation to study engineering and work towards an engineering career.

To develop an appreciation of the teamwork nature of engineering.

Assessment

Class work and assignments: 70%
Examination: 30%
Students must pass both examination and assignment components

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Dushmanta Dutta

Contact hours

24 lecture hours and 24 practice classes

Prohibitions

ENG1601