Mechanical Engineering Project A


Provides students with the opportunity to apply the skills developed over the previous three years to an open-ended engineering problem of their choice. Projects are supervised by a member of the academic staff and may be experimental, theoretical, computational or practical in nature. An important goal is to help students develop project and time-management skills, and the ability to communicate through the report and seminar.



  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Learning Outcomes

1. identify engineering problems and provide solutions;

2. manage information and documentation;

3. Be creative and innovative;

4. Appreciate of the broad range of issues which impact on the Engineering;

5. Conduct an engineering project;

6. Understand the business environment and the ability to employ business principles within engineering projects;

7. Communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large;

8. Understand professional and ethic responsibilities and a commitment to them;

9. Function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a team leader or manager as well as an effective team member;

10. Be capable of self-directed learning.


A project based on knowledge acquired during the first three years of the program.

Students are responsible for:

  • reviewing current literature,
  • design of equipment/experiments/models,
  • learning/developing new techniques, and
  • implementing what they have learned to solve an engineering problem.

Assumed Knowledge

220 units completed.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Part B Seminar

Report: Part A Progress Report

Thesis: Part B Thesis

Presentation: Part A Seminar

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

1 x 1 hour 1 x 3 hours 3hr Lecture to facilitate student FYP work. Students enrolled in the part-time evening programme at UoN Singapore will receive equivalent instruction delivered in a block mode of 7 teaching weeks