This integrated unit focuses on the applications of advanced environmental and structural engineering design technologies in engineering practice. It offers you a distinctive opportunity to apply technical knowledge and skills learned in this integrated unit and previous units to solve practical environmental and structural engineering design problems. You will gain technical knowledge in environmental and structural engineering, and improve your problem solving and communication skills and employability.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
NEF4207

Prerequisites

NEF3101 - Project Management

NEC3203 - Structural Engineering Design 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply technical knowledge and skills learned to solve practical environmental and structural engineering design problems;  
  2. Develop solutions to complex engineering design problems incorporating a system approach;  
  3. Work effectively and accept responsibilities for contributions to team works; and  
  4. Demonstrate good communication skills in team discussions and technical report writing.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test Online Quiz 15%
Assignment Problem worksheet 35%
Project Design Project 25%
Test Final test 25%
The design project is undertaken by groups, and assesses the student's ability to problem solve and interact in a team situation. The online quiz, problem worksheet and final test focus upon the individual student's ability to demonstrate in-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline and apply established engineering methods to complex engineering problems, as defined in Engineers Australia competencies 1.3 and 2.1.

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