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ME30227: Engineering project - BEng

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 18      [equivalent to 36 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 360
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Project Scoping and Planning Presentation (CW 10%)
  • Final Project Report (CW 60%)
  • Performance Assessment (CW 10%)
  • AS30177 Project Log (YW) (CW 20%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
To enable the student to effectively communicate a major piece of project work.
To give the student experience in working in a research environment or on an industry based design project.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit the student will be able to:
* Plan, organise and conduct an engineering project to meet the requirements of the initial aims.
* Present all stages of the project work via written documentation and oral presentations.

Skills:
Problem solving; numeracy; written communication; oral communication; IT; data acquisition, handling and analysis; working independently.

Content:
Projects may be undertaken on an individual or a linked basis. Projects will normally contain at least 2 of the following elements - analytical, computational, experimental aspects.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME30227 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • UEME-AFB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEME-AFB48 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB48 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEME-AFB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEME-AFB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEME-AFB47 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB47 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)

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