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MEC4403

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr B Chen + Dr L Yeo

Synopsis

This unit provides the student the opportunity to investigate a social problem which has subsequently been resolved through an engineering solution. The student is required to clearly define the problem which is to be resolved; describe the scientific principles underlying the engineering solution; discuss incremental improvements to the engineering product over time and identify future improvements which may resolve current issues in the construction, use and/or disposal of the engineering solution.

Assessment

Assignments: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

Full semester project based work

Prerequisites

120 credit points completed