Undergraduate Course: Mechanical Design Project 3 (MECE09020)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to give mechanical engineering students experience of tackling a mechanical engineering design problem with all the uncertainties of the real world, personal interactions and time management.
Week 1 - no class
Week 2 - Introductory lecture (covering project and teamwork)
Week 3 - Whole class session (including group allocation)
Weeks 4 and 5 Short consultations available for all groups in teaching time, while groups work towards interim report submission
Week 6 - Interim report hand-in
Week 7 - Feedback lecture
Weeks 8 - Short consultations available for all groups in teaching time, while groups work towards final report submission
Week 9 - Final report hand-in
Week 10 - 13 Group interview on final report
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 6,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 14,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Analyse a real problem and identify the key difficulties.
- Produce a range of possible solutions and select the best of them.
- Write key design equations.
- Do neat assembly drawings and detailed drawings of some critical parts.
- Understand something of group dynamics and personal interactions.
|Course organiser||Prof Conchúr O Brádaigh
|Course secretary||Mrs Lynn Hughieson
Tel: (0131 6)50 5687
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