Engineering Computing (ENGG1801)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit will introduce students to fundamental principles of programming. The language used will be Matlab but the principles taught are readily portable to other languages like C and Java. The unit material will be presented in a manner which will help students to draw a connection between programming constructs and real engineering applications. The unit will use engineering inspired case-studies : especially from Civil, Chemical, Aerospace and Mechanical streams, to motivate new material. There will be a major project which uses programming to solve a real world engineering problem. The extensive Matlab library for visualization will also be introduced. Matlab will cover two-thirds of the unit. The remaining one-third will be devoted to the use of Excel in engineering scenarios. Furthermore, cross integration between Matlab and Excel will also be highlighted.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Bachelor of Medical Science
- Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
- Bachelor of Project Management (Built Environment)
- Bachelor of Project Management (Civil Engineering Science)
- Bachelor of Project Management (Software Engineering Science)
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and Doctor of Medicine
Further unit of study information
2 hour of lectures and 2 hours of computer laboratory sessions per week.
Through semester assessment (50%), Final Exam (50%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
COSC1001, MECH1801, INFO1903, DESC9101, DESC9100, MECH1800, INFO1003, ISYS1003, COSC1002, COSC1901, INFO1000, COSC1902, DECO1003
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