MG6136 – Engineering Project

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Module code
MG6136
Module title
Engineering Project
Prescription
To apply knowledge and problem-solving skills to plan and complete an engineering project relevant to the strand studied ( mechanical, electrical or electronics) to accepted practice and standards from a given specification.
Programmes
  • EN1801
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Develop preliminary design(s), based on a given specification, for an engineering project relevant to their strand ( Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics,)
2. Develop a plan or design parameters considering functionality, safety, environmental, cultural and ethical issues
3. Undertake well-defined planning and produce as project output
4. Produce supporting documentation relevant to project output
5. Evaluate compliance of the project output against specification
6. Present findings to an audience in a professional manner
Content
MECHANICAL
• Design process and methodology, design briefs, concepts, stakeholder requirements, alternatives, evaluation, decision making, design standards.
• Producing a detailed design, design evaluation and review, identify and apply relevant design codes.
• Material selection, determining and applying criteria, considering alternatives, selection, specification.
• Design reports, documenting the design, calculations, drawings, specifications, writing a report, design presentations

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS
• Research options for design to meet specifications.
• Detailed design or plan, construct or simulated design and commission, identify and apply relevant standards.
• Document the design, calculations, drawings, specification, write a report
• Present an overview of the project to peers and industry representatives.