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## Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) |
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To qualify for the award of the Master of Professional Engineering in this specialisation, a candidate must complete 144 credit points, including: | |||

(a) 102 credit points of Core units as listed below | |||

(b) ENGG5217 Practical Experience | |||

(c) 30 credit points of Elective units | |||

(d) A minimum of 12 credit points of Project or Research Pathway units as detailed below | |||

(e) Candidates undertaking the Research Pathway, replace 12 credit points of elective units with Research Pathway units |

Unit of study | Credit points |
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition |
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## Core units |
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## Year one |
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AMME9261Fluid Mechanics 1 |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with first year basic maths: integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebraN AMME5200 |

AMME9500Engineering Dynamics |
6 | A University level Maths and Physics, especially covering the area of Mechanics, and familiarity with the MATLAB programming environmentN AMME5500 |

AMME9705Introduction to Electromechanical Systems |
6 | N AMME1705 or AMME2700 or AMME9700 |

MECH8660Manufacturing and Sustainability |
6 | A MECH9400 Mechanical Design 1N MECH9660 |

AMME9262Introduction to Thermal Engineering |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with basic, first year, integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebraN AMME5200 |

AMME9301Mechanics of Solids 1 |
6 | A Physics, statics, Differential Calculus, Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus and ModellingN AMME5301 |

AMME9302Introduction to Engineering Materials |
6 | N AMME5302 or CIVL5501 |

MECH9400Mechanical Systems Design 1 |
6 | A (ENGG1801 or ENGG1810) and (ENGG1802 or AMME1802). HSC Maths and HSC PhysicsN MECH5400 |

## Year two |
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AMME9501System Dynamics and Control |
6 | A AMME5500 or AMME9500. Students are assumed to have a good background knowledge in ordinary differential equations, Laplace transform methods, linear algebra and mathematical modeling of mechanical systemsP AMME9500N AMME8501 |

MECH9261Fluid Mechanics 2 |
6 | A Linear Mathematics, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations and Fourier SeriesP AMME9261 or AMME9200N MECH8261 |

MECH9362Engineering Materials for Adv Manufacturing |
6 | A Mechanics of solids: statics, stress, strainP (AMME9302 or AMME5302) and (AMME9301 or AMME5301)N MECH8362 |

MECH9460Mechanical Systems Design 2 |
6 | P AMME9301 AND MECH9400N MECH3460 |

MECH9260Thermal Engineering and Environment |
6 | A Fundamentals of thermodynamics are needed to begin this more advanced courseP AMME9200 or AMME5200 or AMME9262N MECH8260 |

MECH9361Mechanics of Solids 2 |
6 | A Linear Mathematics, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations and Fourier SeriesP AMME9301 or AMME5301N MECH8361 |

## Year three |
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AMME9601Professional Engineering |
6 | |

ENGG5103Safety Systems and Risk Analysis |
6 | |

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

ENGG5217Practical Experience |
0 | N ENGP1000 OR ENGP2000 OR ENGP3000 OR ENGG4000 OR CHNG5205 OR AMME5010Students should have completed one year of their MPE program before enrolling in this unit. |

## Elective units |
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Candidates must complete 30 credit points from the following Mechanical elective units of study. | ||

It is recommended that students select units from the same subject area (either Thermofluids, Materials, Design & Manufacturing or Mechatronics) | ||

## Thermofluids |
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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 |

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 |

AMME5292Advanced Fluid Dynamics |
6 | P MECH3261 or MECH8261 or MECH9261 or CIVL3612 or CIVL9612 or AERO3260 or AERO8260 or AERO9260 |

ENGG5202Sustainable Design, Eng and Mgt |
6 | A General knowledge in science and calculus and understanding of basic principles of chemistry, physics and mechanics |

MECH5255Air Conditioning and Refrigeration |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transferN MECH4255 |

MECH5265Combustion |
6 | A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transferN 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 analysisP (MECH3260 and MECH3261) or (MECH8260 and MECH8261) or (MECH9260 and MECH9261) or (AERO3260 and AERO3261) or (AERO8260 and AERO8261) or (AERO9260 and AERO9261) or equivalent study at another institution |

## Materials |
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AERO9301Applied Finite Element Analysis |
6 | A AERO9360 or AERO8360 or MECH9361 or MECH8361. Linear algebra, calculus and partial differential equations, basic knowledge in solid mechanics 1 (AERO2301), basic knowledge in elasticity |

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

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 | N MECH4310 |

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

MECH5416Design of Micro- and Nanosystems |
6 | A ENGG1802 or AMME1802 - Eng Mechanics; balance of forces and moments; AMME2301 - Mechanics of Solids; 2 and 3 dimensional stress and strain; AMME2500 - Engineering Dynamics - dynamic forces and moments; MECH2400 - Mechanical Design 1; approach to design problems and report writing; and preparation of engineering drawing; MECH3460 - Mechanical design 2; means of applying fatigue analysis to a wide range of machine componentsN MECH4460 |

## Design and Manufacturing |
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AERO9301Applied Finite Element Analysis |
6 | A AERO9360 or AERO8360 or MECH9361 or MECH8361. Linear algebra, calculus and partial differential equations, basic knowledge in solid mechanics 1 (AERO2301), basic knowledge in elasticity |

AMME5105Risk Management Analysis |
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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 |

AMME5902Manufacturing of Micro- and Nanosystems |
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. |

AMME9401Industrial and Product Design Engineering |
6 | A Engineering design and fundamental knowledge from previous years engineering studyP MECH3460 or MTRX3700 or AERO3460 or BMET3921 or AERO9460N AMME4401 |

AMME9450Design and Production |
6 | N AMME2450 |

CSYS5010Introduction to Complex Systems |
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ENGG5203Quality Engineering and Management |
6 | A First degree in Engineering or a related discipline |

MECH5416Design of Micro- and Nanosystems |
6 | A ENGG1802 or AMME1802 - Eng Mechanics; balance of forces and moments; AMME2301 - Mechanics of Solids; 2 and 3 dimensional stress and strain; AMME2500 - Engineering Dynamics - dynamic forces and moments; MECH2400 - Mechanical Design 1; approach to design problems and report writing; and preparation of engineering drawing; MECH3460 - Mechanical design 2; means of applying fatigue analysis to a wide range of machine componentsN MECH4460 |

## Mechatronics |
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AERO9760Spacecraft and Satellite Design |
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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 |

AMME5902Manufacturing of Micro- and Nanosystems |
6 | P (MECH2400 or MECH9400) and (MECH3660 or MECH8660 or MECH9660) |

MECH5416Design of Micro- and Nanosystems |
6 | A ENGG1802 or AMME1802 - Eng Mechanics; balance of forces and moments; AMME2301 - Mechanics of Solids; 2 and 3 dimensional stress and strain; AMME2500 - Engineering Dynamics - dynamic forces and moments; MECH2400 - Mechanical Design 1; approach to design problems and report writing; and preparation of engineering drawing; MECH3460 - Mechanical design 2; means of applying fatigue analysis to a wide range of machine componentsN MECH4460 |

MECH5720Sensors and Signals |
6 | A Strong MATLAB skills and some ElectromagneticsN MECH4720 or MECH8720 |

MTRX5700Experimental Robotics |
6 | A Knowledge of statics and dynamics, rotation matrices, programming and some electronic and mechanical design experience is assumed |

## Project units |
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All candidates are required to complete a minimum of 12 credit points of Project or Research units during the final year of study. | ||

Candidates achieving an average mark of 70% or higher are eligible for the Extended Capstone Project. | ||

Extended Capstone Project candidates take Capstone Project units AMME5020 and AMME5022 (total 18 cp) in place of Capstone Project AMME5021 and 6 cp of elective units. | ||

AMME5020Capstone Project A |
6 | P 96 cp from MPE degree program or 48 cp from the MPE(Accel) program or 24 cp from the ME program (including any credit for previous study)N AMME5222 or AMME5223 or AMME5010 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010 |

AMME5021Capstone Project B |
6 | P 96 credit points from the MPE degree program or 48 cp from the MPE(Accel) program or 24 credit points from the ME degree program (including any credit for prior study)N AMME5022 or AMME5222 or AMME5223 or AMME5010 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010 |

AMME5022Capstone Project B Extended |
12 | P (24 credit points in the Master of Engineering and WAM >=70) or (96 credit points in the Master of Professional Engineering and WAM >=70) or (48cp from MPE(Accel) program and WAM >=70)N AMME5021 or AMME5222 or AMME5223 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010 |

## Research Pathway |
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Candidates achieving an average mark of 75% or higher are eligible for the Research Pathway. | ||

Research pathway candidates take Dissertation units AMME5222 and AMME5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Capstone Project units and 12 cp of elective units. | ||

AMME5222Dissertation A |
12 | N AMME5020 or AMME5021 or AMME5022 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010In order to enrol in a dissertation project, students must first secure an academic supervisor in an area that they are interested. Students must have acieved a WAM of 75% or greater in their prior year of study. The topic of your project must be determined in discussion with the supervisor. |

AMME5223Dissertation B |
12 | N AMME5020 or AMME5021 or AMME5022 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010In order to enrol in a dissertation project, students must first secure an academic supervisor in an area that they are interested. Students must have acieved a WAM of 75% or greater in their prior year of study. The topic of your project must be determined in discussion with the supervisor. |

## Major Industrial Project |
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Candidates undertaking the Major Industrial Project take AMME5010 in place of ENGG5217 Practical Experience, AMME5020/AMME5021 Capstone Project A & B and 12 credit points of Specialist Elective units of study. | ||

AMME5010Major Industrial Project |
24 | P WAM >= 70 in prior semester enrolmentN AMME5020 or AMME5021 or AMME5022 or AMME5222 or AMME5223 or ENGG5217 or BMET5020 or BMET5021 or BMET5022 or BMET5222 or BMET5223 or BMET5010 |

## Exchange units |
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With approval of the Program Director, up to 12 credit points of Exchange units may taken in place of other units, towards the requirements of the degree. |