ENGN2706 - Engineering Research and Development Project (Methods)

ENGN2706 - Engineering Research and Development Project (Methods)

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability. tick
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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3.6

1Demonstrate an improved ability to communicate in relation to an engineering project in oral, written and graphical forms. tick
2Understand the different skills required for different forms of written technical communication such as an abstract and a full thesis; tick
3Time management tick
4Ability to Carry out literature searches and some ability to critically evaluate literature tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Understanding of process of identifying and formulating research problem; planning and implementing specific research tasks (simulation/experiment) and communicating outcomes tick
6Demonstrate an improved ability to use an active approach to learning and to undertake reflective professional practice. tick
7Demonstrate an awareness of the existence of technological choices. tick tick tick tick tick tick
8Make appropriate technological choices based on a consideration of design criteria tick tick tick tick
9Design and conduct experiments, devise appropriate measurements, analyse and interpret data and form reliable conclusions tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
10Demonstrate an ability to undertake and manage a research project of significant size and scope; tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
11Demonstrate awareness of the importance of documenting all aspects of the development of an engineering project of significant magnitude; tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
12Have an appreciation of the need to pitch any communication item (e.g., thesis, seminar) appropriately for the audience; tick tick
13Understand the importance of careful communication of technical ideas so that others can effectively use them; tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Assignments

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Report?

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Seminar

4

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Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Demonstrate an improved ability to communicate in relation to an engineering project in oral, written and graphical forms. tick tick tick
2Understand the different skills required for different forms of written technical communication such as an abstract and a full thesis; tick tick tick
3Time management tick tick tick tick
4Ability to Carry out literature searches and some ability to critically evaluate literature tick tick
5Understanding of process of identifying and formulating research problem; planning and implementing specific research tasks (simulation/experiment) and communicating outcomes tick tick tick
6Demonstrate an improved ability to use an active approach to learning and to undertake reflective professional practice. tick tick tick tick
7Demonstrate an awareness of the existence of technological choices. tick tick tick
8Make appropriate technological choices based on a consideration of design criteria tick tick tick
9Design and conduct experiments, devise appropriate measurements, analyse and interpret data and form reliable conclusions tick tick
10Demonstrate an ability to undertake and manage a research project of significant size and scope; tick tick tick tick
11Demonstrate awareness of the importance of documenting all aspects of the development of an engineering project of significant magnitude; tick
12Have an appreciation of the need to pitch any communication item (e.g., thesis, seminar) appropriately for the audience; tick tick tick
13Understand the importance of careful communication of technical ideas so that others can effectively use them; tick tick tick

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