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  • Sensor SystemsMCEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject deals with principles of sensing, sensor networking and multiple sensor data fusion. It provides an appreciation of challenges in designing and implementing wired and wireless sensor based solutions in a range of applications. INDICATIVE CONTENT Topics covered include: Senso...

  • Capstone Project AMCEN90036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is for Exchange students needing to do a one semester project. The subject involves undertaking a substantial project requiring an independent investigation on an approved topic in advanced engineering design or research. The emphasis of the project can be associated with either - ...

  • Advanced DynamicsMCEN90041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues from Dynamics to deepen the students’ understanding of Engineering Mechanics, specifically focusing on Analytical Mechanics: Kinematics and Generalised Coordinates.Virtual Work and Virtual Displacement, Generalised Force.Energies: Kinetic, Potential.Lagrange approach: deal...

  • Advanced Motion ControlMCEN90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject is intended to give students an overview of the present state-of-the-art in industrial motion control and the likely future trends in control design. Students will be exposed to and have practical experience in the design and implementation of advanced controllers for various m...

  • Advanced Fluid DynamicsMCEN90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The study of fluid dynamics is one of the fundamental disciplines in Mechanical Engineering. In the first part of the course, students will learn about boundary-layer theory, which is a key element of aerodynamic design. A guest-lecture series on wind engineering will build on this knowledg...

  • MaterialsMCEN90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject introduces the concept of microstructure and explores its relationship with processing and properties in the context of basic types of engineering materials and their applications. Topics covered include: diffusion, phase equilibrium and diagrams, phase transformation, metallic...

  • Mechatronic Systems DesignMCEN30019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Mechatronics Design aims to provide students with knowledge, skills, and exposure to the integrated design process of mechatronics systems. It provides the appreciation of the components of mechatronics systems, such as sensors and actuators, the fundamental principal of operation for these comp...

  • Electromagnetic TechnologiesMCEN90044

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Electromagnetic components, such as motors, generators, actuators and sensors are critical to many growth industries.  These industries include: Robotics, Automotive, Biomedical, Renewables, Aerospace and Agriculture. Electromagnetic Technologies aims to provide students with the knowledge and sk...

  • Thermodynamics and Fluid MechanicsMCEN30018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This course is an introduction to basic principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. These two subjects are introduced together in a single course, reflecting the large degree of cross-over in applications and basic first principles between the two subjects. Fluid mechanics is a very ...

  • Mechanics & MaterialsMCEN30017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject consists of three distinct and fundamentally related topics - An introduction to the fundamentals of materials science will be given on atomic structure and bonding, crystal structures and defects, elastic and plastic deformation, dislocations and strengthening and failured (f...

  • Lightwave SystemsELEN90059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS Lightwave systems are fundamentally changing the way we communicate through broadband communications, helping clinicians to perform a range of medical procedures and diagnosis supported by advanced biomedical instrumentation, and even in the way we live in our homes through sophisticated in...

  • High Speed ElectronicsELEN90062

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS The aim of the subject is to provide theoretical and practical treatment of high-speed electronics. Through the subject, students will grasp the fundamental properties and models of high-speed signals and interconnects, acquire high-speed digital design skills with a focus on the modelling,...

  • Nonlinear Systems TheoryELEN90028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The aim of this subject is to give students an introduction to some advanced topics in the analysis of nonlinear systems. INDICATIVE CONTENT Topics include: properties of solutions of nonlinear differential equations; Lyapunov stability theory; linearization; the invariance principle; conver...

  • Introduction to OptimisationELEN90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject provides a rigorous introduction numerical nonlinear optimization, as used across all of science and particularly in engineering design. There is an emphasis on both the theory and application of optimization techniques, with a focus on solving unconstrained and constrained non...

  • Elect Eng Capstone Proj Part 1ELEN90081

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject provides students with the opportunity to integrate technical knowledge and generic skills gained in earlier years. This is to be achieved within the context of an engineering project conducted in a small team (typically two or three students) under the supervision of either a ...

  • Analog and Digital Electronics ConceptsELEN30014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject develops a fundamental understanding of the concepts behind and tools used for the analysis and design of analog and digital electronic systems. This is one of four subjects that define the Mechatronics Systems major in the Bachelor of Science and it is a core requirement of th...

  • Electrical Network Analysis and DesignELEN30009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject develops a fundamental understanding of linear time-invariant network models for the analysis and design of electrical and electronic systems. Such models arise in the study of systems ranging from large-scale power grids to tiny radio frequency signal amplifiers. This subject...

  • Wireless Communication SystemsELEN90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers the fundamental design and performance issues associated with the physical and media access control of wireless networks.INDICATIVE CONTENT Topics include: Wireless RF link basics (antenna characterisation, polarisation, EIRP, propagation loss);Principles of cellular m...

  • Advanced Control SystemsELEN90064

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject provides an introduction to modern control theory with a particular focus on state-space methods and optimal control. The role of feedback in control will be reinforced within this context, alongside the role of optimisation techniques in control system synthesis. This subject i...

  • Communication NetworksELEN90061

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject provides an introduction to the basic principles, analysis, and design of communication networks. It will cover analytical tools, the layered network architecture, and network protocols. Analytical tools from queueing, optimisation, control, and graph theories will be used to ...