units

MEC4403

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Monash Passport categoryResearch Challenge (Investigate Program)
OfferedNot offered in 2013
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)

Contact hours

Full semester project based work

Prerequisites

120 credit points completed and subject to department approval.