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ENGG5202: Sustainable Design, Eng and Mgt

The aim of this unit of study is to give students an insight and understanding of the environmental and sustainability challenges that Australia and the planet are facing and how these have given rise to the practice of Sustainable Design, Engineering and Management. The objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the nature and causes of the major environmental problems facing our planet, with a particular focus on energy and water, and how engineering is addressing these challenges.

Code ENGG5202
Academic unit Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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General knowledge in science and calculus and understanding of basic principles of chemistry, physics and mechanics

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

  • LO1. form and work in teams, identifying and utilizing diverse skills to achieve optimal outcomes
  • LO2. appreciate and understand the need to incorporate principles of sustainability in engineering
  • LO3. identify, source and critically analyse information on sustainable design from diverse sources and be able to judge the level of confidence and authority in its use
  • LO4. effectively communicate the principles of sustainability to various stakeholders including the community and senior management
  • LO5. include the principles of sustainability in complex engineering problems.