Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Two exit-level Graduate Attributes (GAs) of ECSA are accessed and each must be passed in order to pass the module. GA3 Engineering Design & GA6 Professional & Technical Communication. Engineering Design (GA3) is evaluated at the hand of (i) the definition and specification of the design problem, (ii) concept creation and concept selection, (iii) procedural & non-procedural calculations, analysis & optimisation, (iv) illustration and description of the complete design solution and (v) manufacturing & costing analysis and impacts & benefits of the design. Professional and technical communication (GA6) is evaluated at the hand of (i) the written report, (ii) graphical communication (sketches, CAD images and detail & assembly drawings) for which there is a subminimum and (iii) oral communication.
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