The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

ENGG2500

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course is the second in a series of professional practice courses that introduces students to professional skills that are integral to an engineering workplace. The focus of all the courses is on integrating professional skills with technical skills.

The course content is delivered by subject specialists and students are asked to apply their theoretical learning to engineering-based assessments.

The second of the professional development courses introduces students to sustainability and `Green' engineering concepts.

Students will continue their written communication skills building through several workshops and through the assignments and reflective journal submitted for this course.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Articulate the founding principles of Green engineering

2. Complete a life cycle analysis for common engineering items

3. Perform engineering economic analysis for an engineering project

4. Communicate the role of engineers and scientists within a resource-constrained world

5. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills for a purpose

6. Utilise reflective tools to evaluate their own learning.


Content

Topics may include

• State of the world (consumption, impact and response)

• Role of the engineer (systems thinking)

• General concepts of sustainability and Green engineering integrated with engineering ethics

• Life cycle analysis

    • Energy

    • Engineering economics


    Assessment items

    Viva Voce: Assignment 1 – Life Cycle Analysis

    Report: Assignment 2 – Homer Pro Dispatch

    Journal: Reflective Journal and Workshop Attendance

    Report: Final Project

    Formal Examination: School Exam


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Lecture

    Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

    Tutorial

    Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 2

    PSB Singapore

    Lecture

    Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

    Tutorial

    Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 2