ENGN4706 - Engineering Research and Development Project

ENGN4706 - 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.

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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1identify a substantial research and/or development project including the problem the project seeks to address, its context and significance in contemporary engineering, scientific or research fields. tick tick tick tick
2Scope the project appropriately and identify and determine knowledge, skills and methodologies required to complete the project, whilst also demonstrating an awareness of the existence of technological choices. tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
3apply research skills and methodologies to identify, collate, summarise and critically evaluate relevant literature, data and sources. tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
4combine and demonstrate synthesis of new knowledge with the application of relevant underlying theory, skills, concepts and methodologies, whilst also demonstrating appropraite technological choices based on a consideration of design criteria. tick tick tick tick tick
5Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate results generated during the project and compare and contrast to existing work and literature where appropriate, while demonstrating an ability to document all aspects of the development and exercution of an engineering project. tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Effectively communication the outcomes of the engineering project in oral, written and graphical forms, demonstrating the importance of careful communication of technical ideas so that general audience can effectively access the content. tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Coninuous assessment of research

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1identify a substantial research and/or development project including the problem the project seeks to address, its context and significance in contemporary engineering, scientific or research fields. tick
2Scope the project appropriately and identify and determine knowledge, skills and methodologies required to complete the project, whilst also demonstrating an awareness of the existence of technological choices. tick
3apply research skills and methodologies to identify, collate, summarise and critically evaluate relevant literature, data and sources. tick
4combine and demonstrate synthesis of new knowledge with the application of relevant underlying theory, skills, concepts and methodologies, whilst also demonstrating appropraite technological choices based on a consideration of design criteria. tick
5Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate results generated during the project and compare and contrast to existing work and literature where appropriate, while demonstrating an ability to document all aspects of the development and exercution of an engineering project. tick
6Effectively communication the outcomes of the engineering project in oral, written and graphical forms, demonstrating the importance of careful communication of technical ideas so that general audience can effectively access the content. tick

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