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EG4012 - Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: EG4011 EG4012
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

A major engineering project consisting of application of advanced laboratory, field or computer techniques for the research, design or solution of an engineering problem. Each student will work on a topic from a list presented by his/her engineering discipline. Multiple disciplinary topics are encouraged. Topics are based on research interests of academic and research staff and are often based on real world problems in cooperation with local and regional industry. Projects often take advantage of James Cook University's unique location, in the tropics and in close proximity to reef and rainforest World Heritage Areas. Components of this subject include planning; literature survey; research, development or design; proposal/progress written report and oral presentation; formal thesis document and seminar presentation of final results.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to locate, select and use both print and electronic resources for research;
  • demonstrate a capacity for original thought and independent investigation;
  • develop and practise sound oral and written communication skills, in presentation of a progress report and thesis document and in presentation of a technical seminar;
  • gain experience in application of advanced engineering techniques;
  • gain experience in project planning and demonstrate time management skills.
Prerequisites: EG4011

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Owen Kenny
Lecturers: Professor John Ginger, Professor Mohan Jacob, Professor Yinghe He, Dr Owen Kenny, Dr Rong Situ, Dr George Vamvounis, Dr Peter To.
Contact hours:
  • 28 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
    Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Contact hours:
    • 28 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
      Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

      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.