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AMME4010: Major Industrial Project

Students spend 6 months at an industrial placement working on a major engineering project relevant to their engineering stream. This is a 24 credit point unit, which may be undertaken as an alternative to AMME4111/4112 Thesis A and B, and two recommended electives. This unit of study gives students experience in carrying out a major project within an industrial environment, and in preparing and presenting detailed technical reports (both oral and written) on their work. The project is carried out under joint University/industry supervision, with the student essentially being engaged fulltime on the project at the industrial site.

Code AMME4010
Academic unit Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic
Credit points 24
Prerequisites:
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36 cp of any 3000- or higher level Engineering units of study with 70% average
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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AMME4111 or AMME4112 or ENGG4000 or MECH4601

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. interpret project results in relation to existing knowledge acquired from prior work in commercial, industrial and academic sectors
  • LO2. undertake a literature review and critically examine published data and findings
  • LO3. orally communicate results of the project to academic and industrial audience
  • LO4. plan, organize, and execute a program of work by setting objectives, methods and timeline to complete the work within the required time frame and specifications
  • LO5. prepare a large professional quality engineering report satisfying academic and industry requirements
  • LO6. apply professional engineering standards, ethics, OH&S and project management practices
  • LO7. recognize the role of engineers in the workplace, the management structure of engineering firms, and their role in society
  • LO8. communicate and work cooperatively with others in the industry
  • LO9. critically analyse results and findings to contribute original insights to the investigation
  • LO10. have developed in depth technical knowledge of engineering processes related to the project.