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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A Price


An investigation into an technical/scientific problem related to the student's particular field of interest. The investigation may be either university or industry based, and, where possible, be developed on data generated by industry. The investigation may be supported by laboratory work, field studies and/or literature searches as appropriate.


To learn how to analyse a technical/scientific problem, and set a plan to solve it.
To learn literature search and library research methods.
To improve ability to work independently or as a team member, deliver a progress report, prepare a written technical report and project management.
To present findings to an audience.
To gain confidence in organising and undertaking an engineering project.


Panel assessment of the achievement of the student in the project, as evidenced by a presentation, a poster and a written report: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Arthur Lowery

Contact hours

12 hours per week working on the project


Must have passed 84 credit points