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Mechanical Engineering stream

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Unit of study table

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## Mechanical Engineering stream |
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Completion of a stream is a requirement of the Bachelor of Engineering Honours. |

Students complete 120 credit points from the Mechanical stream table comprising: |

(a) 108 credit points of Mechanical stream Core units |

(b) 12 credit points of Mechanical stream Elective units |

Unit of study | Credit points | A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition |
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## Stream Core units |
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AMME1362Introduction to Engineering Materials |
6 | A HSC Mathematics Extension 1N CIVL2110 or CIVL1110 or AMME2302 |

AMME1705Introduction to Electromechanical Systems |
6 | N AMME2700 |

AMME1802Engineering Mechanics |
6 | N CIVL1802 or ENGG1802 |

AMME2000Engineering Analysis |
6 |
P {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)] and (ENGG1801 or ENGG1810 or INFO1X10 or DATA1X02)N BMET2960 |

AMME2261Fluid Mechanics 1 |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with basic, first year, integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebraP {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)]N AMME2200 |

AMME2262Introduction to Thermal Engineering |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with basic, first year, integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebraP {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)]N AMME2200 |

AMME2301Mechanics of Solids |
6 | P (AMME1802 or ENGG1802) and {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)]N CIVL2201 |

AMME2500Engineering Dynamics |
6 | A Familiarity with the MATLAB programming environmentP {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)] and (AMME1802 or ENGG1802) |

AMME3060Engineering Methods |
6 | P AMME2000 or MATH2067 or (MATH2061 and MATH2065) or MATH2021 |

AMME3500System Dynamics and Control |
6 | P AMME2000 and AMME2500 |

MECH1400Design and Construction of Mechanical Systems |
6 | |

MECH2400Mechanical Systems Design 1 |
6 | A (ENGG1801 or ENGG1810) and (AMME1802 or ENGG1802); HSC Maths and PhysicsP MECH1560 or MTRX1701 or ENGG1800N AERO2460 or BMET2400 |

MECH2460Manufacturing Engineering |
6 | A MECH1400P (MECH1560 or MTRX1701 or ENGG1800) and MECH2400N AERO2460 or BMET2400 or MECH3660 |

MECH3260Thermal Engineering and Environment |
6 | A Fundamentals of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics are needed to begin this more advanced courseP AMME2200 or AMME2262 |

MECH3261Fluid Mechanics 2 |
6 | P AMME2200 or (AMME2261 and AMME2262) |

MECH3361Mechanics of Solids 2 |
6 |
P AMME2000 and AMME2301 and (AMME1362 or AMME2302 or CIVL2110 or CIVL1110) |

MECH3362Engineering Materials for Adv Manufacturing |
6 | A (1) A good understanding of basic knowledge and principles of material science and engineering from Materials I and mechanics of solids for simple structural elements (in tension, bending, torsion); (2) Reasonable mathematical skills in calculation of stresses and strains in simple structural elementsP AMME2000 and AMME2301 and (AMME1362 or AMME2302 or CIVL1110 or CIVL2110) |

MECH3460Mechanical Systems Design 2 |
6 | A Properties of engineering materials including fatigue failure theories. Statics and dynamics properties of machinesP AMME2000 and MECH2400 and AMME2301N MECH9460 |

## Stream Elective units |
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AERO5750Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems |
6 | A AERO1560, AERO1400, AMME2700, (AERO2460 or AERO3460), AERO3560, AERO3260, AERO3261 and AERO4460P [(AERO3260 or AERO8260 or AERO9260) and (AERO3360 or AERO8360 or AERO9360) and (AERO2460 or AERO3460 or AERO8460 or AERO9460) and (AERO3560 or AERO8560 or AERO9560)] or equivalent study at another institution |

AMME4010Major Industrial Project |
24 | P 36 cp of any 3000- or higher level Engineering units of study with 70% averageN AMME4111 or AMME4112 or ENGG4000 or MECH4601For students whose degree includes ENGG4000, AMME4010 counts in place of this unit. Students whose degree includes the Professional Engagement Program must enrol in all PEP units. AMME4010 will count toward the Engineering Work requirement. |

AMME4401Industrial and Product Design Engineering |
6 | A Engineering design and fundamental knowledge from previous years engineering studyP MECH3460 or MTRX3700 or AERO2460 or AERO3460 or BMET3921N AMME9401 |

AMME5060Advanced Computational Engineering |
6 | A Linear algebra, calculus and partial differential equations, Taylor series, the finite difference and finite element methods, numerical stability, accuracy, direct and iterative linear solvers and be able to write Matlab Scripts to solve problems using these methods |

AMME5101Energy and the Environment |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transferP MECH3260 or MECH9260 or MECH8260 or AERO3261 or AERO9261 or AERO8261N AMME8101 |

AMME5104Applied Safety Systems and Risk Analysis |
6 | P ENGG5103. Knowledge of basic safety systems |

AMME5105Risk Management Analysis |
6 | |

AMME5202Computational Fluid Dynamics |
6 | A Partial differential equations; Finite difference methods; Taylor series; Basic fluid mechanics including pressure, velocity, boundary layers, separated and recirculating flows. Basic computer programming skillsP [(MECH3261 and AMME2000) or (AERO3260 and AMME2000)] or ENGG5202 or MECH8261N AMME8202 |

AMME5271Computational Nanotechnology |
6 | A Understanding of basic principles of Newtonian mechanics, physics and chemistry, fluid mechanics and solid mechanics |

AMME5292Applied Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence |
6 | P MECH3261 or MECH8261 or MECH9261 or CIVL3612 or CIVL9612 or AERO3260 or AERO8260 or AERO9260 |

AMME5310Engineering Tribology |
6 |
A (AMME1362 or AMME2302 or AMME9302) and (AMME2301 or AMME9301) and (MECH3261 or MECH9261 or MECH8261) |

AMME5510Vibration and Acoustics |
6 |
P (AMME2301 or AMME9301) and (AMME2200 or AMME2261 or AMME9261) and (AMME2500 or AMME9500)N AMME8510 |

AMME5520Advanced Control and Optimisation |
6 | A Strong understanding of feedback control systems, specifically in the area of system modelling and control design in the frequency domainP AMME3500 or AMME9501 or AMME8501N AMME8520 |

AMME5902Computer Aided Manufacturing |
6 | P (MECH2400 or MECH9400) and (MECH3660 or MECH8660 or MECH9660) |

AMME5912Crash Analysis and Design |
6 | P (MECH2400 or MECH9400) and (AMME2301 or AMME9301) and MECH3460 and MECH3361. Computer Aided Drafting, Basic FEA principles and Solid Mechanics. |

MECH2401Human-Centred Engineering Design |
6 | A MECH1560 and MECH1400 |

MECH4460Design of Micro- and Nanosystems |
6 | A (AMME1802 or ENGG1802) and AMME2301 and AMME2500 and MECH3361P MECH2400 and MECH3460N MECH5416 |

MECH4660Engineering Management |
6 | N MECH3661 or AERO3660 or MECH2660 or MECH4601 |

MECH5255Air Conditioning and Refrigeration |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transferP MECH3260 or MECH8260 or MECH9260 or equivalent study at another institutionN MECH4255 |

MECH5265Combustion |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transferP (MECH3260 or MECH8260 or MECH9260) and (MECH3261 or MECH8261 or MECH9261) or equivalent study at another institutionN MECH4265 or MECH8265 |

MECH5275Renewable Energy |
6 | A The student will need a sound background in advanced level fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer. In particular, students should be able to analyse fluid flow in turbomachinery; perform first and second law thermodynamic analysis of energy conversion systems, including chemically reacting systems; and perform advanced level calculations of conductive and convective and radiative heat transfer, including radiative spectral analysis |

MECH5304Materials Failure |
6 | A Fundamental knowledge in materials science and engineering: 1) atomic and crystal structures 2) metallurgy 3) structure-property relationship 4) mechanics of engineering materials 5) solid mechanics |

MECH5305Smart Materials |
6 | A Fundamental knowledge in materials science and engineering: 1) atomic and crystal structures 2) metallurgy 3) structure-property relationship 4) mechanics of engineering materials 5) solid mechanics |

MECH5310Advanced Engineering Materials |
6 | P MECH3362 or MECH8362 or MECH9362 or equivalent study at another institutionN MECH4310 |

MECH5311Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials |
6 | P AMME1362 or AMME2302 or AMME9302 or CIVL1110 or CIVL2110 or equivalent study at another institution |

MECH5461Design for Advanced Manufacturing |
6 | A Background knowledge of mechanical design, manufacturing, and engineering materials |