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  • Aerospace PropulsionMCEN90047

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will cover the aerodynamics and thermodynamics of aircraft gas turbines and rockets and provide the tools to design and evaluate the performance of jet engines. Topics include: Understanding the requirements and background of jet engines, in particular how the requirements translat...

  • Capstone ProjectMCEN90022

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    AIMS The subject involves undertaking a substantial project requiring an independent investigation on an approved topic in advanced engineering design or research. Students will present their findings in both professional exhibition and conference podium presentation formats. The emphasis of th...

  • Mechanical DesignMCEN30014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Topics covered include: general approach to design problems; invention, analysis, decision making; terminologies such as ‘goal’, ‘objectives’, ‘criteria’ and ‘constraints’; strategies for synthesis and decision making; technical, ergonomic and economic factors; appraisal of benefit and cost...

  • Robotics SystemsMCEN90028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The subject aims to introduce the students to the automation technologies, specifically: robotics and process automation. The use of robots and automated systems in carrying out various tasks will be discussed and the fundamental computational techniques associated with the operation of a r...

  • PhD ResearchCHEN80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Particle Mechanics and ProcessingCHEN90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers many of the aspects related to powder and suspension processing. Initially, the student learns how to describe particles and systems of particles in terms of size, shape and distribution, followed by understanding the basic mechanics of fluid flow around particles. This ...

  • Bioprocess EngineeringCHEN90031

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS Develop an basic microbiology, cell structure and nutritional requirements. Products from microbes and bioprocesses, enzyme kinetics, cell growth kinetics and product formation. Product separation methods. This subject introduces students to the area of bioprocessing, an area growing in imp...

  • Material and Energy BalancesCHEN20010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject introduces chemical engineering flow sheet calculations, including material balances, energy balances and compositions of mixtures. The concept of conversion of mass is developed as the basis for determining mass flows in chemical processing systems involving chemical reactions...

  • Chemical Engineering ThermodynamicsCHEN90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject comprehensively covers the thermodynamics of chemical and physical systems of relevance to chemical engineers. The laws of thermodynamics, which govern energy and the direction of energy flow, are amongst the most important fundamentals of chemical engineering that students le...

  • Process Dynamics And ControlCHEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Continuous chemical processes are inherently dynamic systems – process inputs and outputs change in time. To accommodate this, modern plants require some form of automatic control. This subject equips students with the skills to understand how and why key process variables change in time, a...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...