ENGN3712 - Engineering Research and Development Project

ENGN3712 - Engineering Research and Development Project

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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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1Understanding of process of identifying and formulating research problem; planning and implementing specific research tasks (simulation/experiment) and communicating outcomes tick tick tick tick tick
2Design and conduct experiments, devise appropriate measurements, analyse and interpret data and form reliable conclusions tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Demonstrate an improved ability to use an active approach to learning and to undertake reflective professional practice. tick tick tick tick
4Ability to Carry out literature searches and some ability to critically evaluate literature tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
5interpret, explain and evaluate results generated during the project and compare and contrast the literature. tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Combine and demonstrate synthesis of new knowledge with the application of relevant underlying theory, skills, concepts and methodologies, while understanding the importance of documenting all aspects of the development of an engineering project of significant magnitude tick tick tick tick tick
7Have an appreciation of the need to pitch any communication item (e.g., thesis, seminar) appropriately for the audience; tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Continuous assessment of research

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Understanding of process of identifying and formulating research problem; planning and implementing specific research tasks (simulation/experiment) and communicating outcomes tick
2Design and conduct experiments, devise appropriate measurements, analyse and interpret data and form reliable conclusions tick
3Demonstrate an improved ability to use an active approach to learning and to undertake reflective professional practice. tick
4Ability to Carry out literature searches and some ability to critically evaluate literature tick
5interpret, explain and evaluate results generated during the project and compare and contrast the literature. tick
6Combine and demonstrate synthesis of new knowledge with the application of relevant underlying theory, skills, concepts and methodologies, while understanding the importance of documenting all aspects of the development of an engineering project of significant magnitude tick
7Have an appreciation of the need to pitch any communication item (e.g., thesis, seminar) appropriately for the audience; tick

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