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EG1000 - Engineering 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Engineering in society professional bodies, learned societies; ethics and professional responsibility.Engineering communication technical report writing; seminar presentations; teamwork; hand sketching; AutoCAD.Engineering problem solving, design and management engineering analysis; use of engineering software; open-ended problem solving; the design process; selection of alternatives; economic evaluation; project planning and resource management.Engineering safety occupational health and safety; duty of care; legislation; safe management of workplaces.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop effective written, oral and pictorial communication skills;
  • to understand the place of engineering and engineers in society;
  • to undertake a significant engineering design task.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Dave Holmes.
Workload expectations:
  • 71 hours - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours tutorial every week. 3 x 3 hours laboratory - schedule advised in first lecture. Classes commence with first scheduled lecture.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:
  • 71 hours - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours tutorial every week. 3 x 3 hours laboratory - schedule advised in first lecture. Classes commence with first scheduled lecture OR tutorial.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.