MECH ENG 4143B - Honours Project Part B

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2016

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The aim of the project is to provide solutions to engineering problems related to industry or to school research, with a primary emphasis on engineering design. Students will be taught and learn through self directed research the engineering issues of personnel and resource management, project and business management, risk management and the legal aspects pertaining to engineering businesses. The course will cover the principles of quality management and continual improvement, including: Justification for quality management and continual improvement, Overview of quality management system types, TQM, Lean Systems and The Six-Sigma Process, Advanced Product Quality Planning, Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA), Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) and Case Studies. This course is an integral part of a full-year course, comprising Part A and Part B. Part A is only offered in Semester 1 and must be followed by Part B in Semester 2. Both parts must be successfully completed for the award of any academic credit.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MECH ENG 4143B
    Course Honours Project Part B
    Coordinating Unit School of Mechanical Engineering
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 9
    Contact Up to 48 hours lectures/tutorials, 20 hours individual supervision, 180 hours project
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Prerequisites MECH ENG 4143A
    Course Description The aim of the project is to provide solutions to engineering problems related to industry or to school research, with a primary emphasis on engineering design. Students will be taught and learn through self directed research the engineering issues of personnel and resource management, project and business management, risk management and the legal aspects pertaining to engineering businesses. The course will cover the principles of quality management and continual improvement, including: Justification for quality management and continual improvement, Overview of quality management system types, TQM, Lean Systems and The Six-Sigma Process, Advanced Product Quality Planning, Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA), Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) and Case Studies.

    This course is an integral part of a full-year course, comprising Part A and Part B. Part A is only offered in Semester 1 and must be followed by Part B in Semester 2. Both parts must be successfully completed for the award of any academic credit.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr William Robertson

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    Course Grading

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    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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