Mechanical & Mining Engineering

Students must complete for the BE (Mechanical Engineering) a Single Major (Plan code: MECHAX2001) or Extended Major (Plan code: MECHAY2001), #64 comprising one of the following:

      1. a major – #50, comprising all compulsory courses listed in Part A of the Mechanical Engineering lists; and
      2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean, with
        (i) a minimum of #6 from courses on the BE list, other than courses on the Mechanical Engineering Part B0 list, and
        (ii) a maximum of #4 from courses from part B0 of the Mechanical Engineering list, and
        (iii) a maximum of #4 from level one courses not on the BE list;OR
      1. an extended major – #60, comprising
        (i) #50 being all courses in part A compulsory;plus
        (ii) #10 from part B Electives under Extended Major; and
      2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the Executive Dean.

 

Part A – Compulsory

 

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design

Year 1, Semester 1 or 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems
ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
[ MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
[ or
[ MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra
MECH2300 2 Structures & Materials
MECH2305 2 Introduction to Engineering Design and Manufacturing
MECH2410 2 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH2100 2 Machine Element Design
MECH2210 2 Intermediate Mechanical & Space Dynamics
MECH2700 2 Engineering Analysis I

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
MATH2010 1 Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations
MECH3300 2 Finite Element Method & Fracture Mechanics
MECH3400 2 Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
MECH3600 2 Engineering Management & Communication
STAT2201 1 Analysis of Engineering & Scientific Data

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH3100 2 Mechanical Systems Design
MECH3200 2 Advanced Dynamics & Vibrations
MECH3410 2 Fluid Mechanics

Year 3 or 4
#2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH3250 2 Engineering Acoustics
MECH3750 2 Engineering Analysis II
MECH4460 2 Energy & Environment
METR3100 2 Sensors & Actuators

Year 4

Course Code Units Course Title
METR4201 2 Introduction to Control Systems

and at least #4 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG4011 6 Professional Engineering Project
MECH4500 4 Engineering Thesis [2]
MECH4501 4 Engineering Thesis [2]
MECH4552 4 Major Design Project [2]

Part B Electives

Part B0 – Preparatory Mathematics & Science Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [3]
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [1] [4]
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [5]

Extended Major
Students enrolled in the extended major are required to obtain the major plus an additional #10 from introductory or advanced electives from Part B1 or B2, including a minimum of #8 from Part B2. Students participating in the CEED program and undertaking #6 ENGG4011 are only required to obtain an additional #8 towards the extended major, including a minimum of #6 from Part B2.

B1 – Introductory Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering I
ENGG1600 2 Introduction to Research Practices – The Big Issues
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

B2 – Advanced Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
AERO4300 2 Aerospace Composites
CHEE4302 2 Electrochemistry & Corrosion
ELEC2003 2 Electromechanics & Electronics
ENGG3700 2 Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering
ENGG3700 2 Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering
ENGG4103 2 Engineering Asset Management
MECH3250 2 Engineering Acoustics
MECH3305 2 Science & Engineering of Metals
MECH3750 2 Engineering Analysis II
MECH4301 2 Materials Selection
MECH4304 2 Net Shape Manufacturing
MECH4450 2 Aerospace Propulsion
MECH4460 2 Energy & Environment
MECH4470 2 Hypersonics & Rarefied Gas Dynamics
MECH4480 2 Computational Fluid Dynamics
MECH4552 4 Major Design Project [2]
MECH4800 2 Space Engineering
MECH4950 2 Special Topics C
MECH4951 1 Special Topics D
METR3100 2 Sensors & Actuators
METR4202 2 Advanced Control & Robotics
TIMS3309 2 Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [3] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [4] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1052.
  • [5] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.

 

Mining Engineering

 

Students must complete for the BE (Mining Engineering) a Single Major (Plan code: MININX2001) or Extended Major (Plan code: MININY2001), #64 comprising one of the following:

      1. a major – #50, being all courses in part A compulsory; and
      2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the Executive Dean, with
        (i) a minimum of #6 from courses on the BE list, other than courses on the Mining Engineering Part B0 list, and
        (ii) a maximum of #4 from courses from part B0 of the Mining Engineering list, and
        (iii) a maximum of #4 from level one courses not on the BE list;OR
      1. an extended major – #60, comprising
        (i) #50 being all courses in part A compulsory;plus
        (ii) #10 as set out in Part B electives under Extended Major; and
      2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the Executive Dean.

 

Part A – Compulsory

 

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design
ERTH1501 2 Earth Processes & Geological Materials for Engineers

Year 1, Semester 1 or 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH2410 2 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
MINE2105 2 Introduction to Mining
MINE2123 1 Structural Mechanics for Mining
STAT2201 1 Analysis of Engineering & Scientific Data

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL2210 2 Fundamentals of Soil Mechanics
[ MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
[ or
[ MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra
MINE2106 2 Resource Geology & Mine Surveying
MINE2201 2 Physical & Chemical Processing of Minerals

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE3120 2 Resource Estimation
MINE3121 2 Mining Geomechanics
MINE3122 2 Mining Systems

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE3123 2 Mine Planning
MINE3124 2 Mine Ventilation
MINE3125 2 Rock Breakage

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE4120 2 Mine Geotechnical Engineering
MINE4122 2 Mining Research Project I
MINE4124 2 Hard Rock Mine Design & Feasibility

Year 4, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE4121 2 Mine Management
MINE4123 2 Mining Research Project II
MINE4125 2 Coal Mine Design and Feasibility

Part B Electives

Part B0 – Preparatory Mathematics & Science Courses

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [2]
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [1] [3]
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [4]

B1 – Introductory Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering I
ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
ENGG1600 2 Introduction to Research Practices – The Big Issues
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

B2 – Advanced Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE3005 2 Reaction Engineering
CHEE3205 2 Metallurgical Process Modelling
CIVL3210 2 Geotechnical Engineering
ENGG4103 2 Engineering Asset Management
ERTH3203 2 Energy Resources
ERTH3301 2 Ore Body Modelling
MECH4480 2 Computational Fluid Dynamics
METR3100 2 Sensors & Actuators
MINE3106 2 Minerals Industry Visit
MINE3108 1 Special Topics in Mining I
MINE3109 2 Special Topics in Mining II
MINE3126 2 Underground Mining Systems
MINE3127 2 Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining
MINE3128 2 Surface Mining Systems
MINE3208 2 Mineral Processing II
MINE3219 2 Mineral Processing 1: Geology Process Mineralogy & Comminution Circuit Design
MINE4107 2 Advanced Mine Ventilation

Extended major

Students enrolled in the extended major are required to obtain the major, plus #2 from B1 – Introductory Electives under the heading BE (Mining) plus an additional #8 from the courses listed below –

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL3210 2 Geotechnical Engineering
ENGG4103 2 Engineering Asset Management
MINE3106 2 Minerals Industry Visit
MINE3109 2 Special Topics in Mining II
MINE3126 2 Underground Mining Systems
MINE3127 2 Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining
MINE3128 2 Surface Mining Systems
MINE4107 2 Advanced Mine Ventilation

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [3] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1052.
  • [4] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.