To ensure that students develop competence in the use of current computer aided design software and are able to apply it to appropriate system, component and assembly design problems.
This module provides you with a fundamental understanding of the properties and behaviour of materials. The module will allow you to investigate the relationships between design, manufacturing and material properties,
To provide the concepts to underpin the discipline of Mathematics and enable students to model and analyse engineering systems, generate numerical values for system parameters, manipulate data to find system responses under defined conditions, evaluate the effects on systems of changes in variables and communicate ideas and results mathematically.
This module will investigate the principles which underpin the science of engineering systems. Covering both mechanical and electrical principles it will provide the basis for further study in specialist areas.
This industrial work-based engineering practice module is intended to complement the engineering practice module to be undertaken by the students. The module is designed to provide opportunities for students to independently work on a variety of activities within their organisation/workplace and demonstrate their competencies in practical engineering skills with the support of their employer/line manager. As such, students will focus on the enhancement of engineering practices and the necessary skills that are relevant to their workplace. This module will enable students to reflect on their individual skills, knowledge, and abilities to fulfil specific work-based roles in an engineering related environment. The module will explore the collaborative working relationship that exists between the University and workplace to help develop students’ individual professional role, and to develop students’ ability to critically reflect on how they are able to maximize their knowledge and skills within a workplace environment. Furthermore, the module will aid student's completion of the initial work-based portfolio module and improve the student’s profile for future progression.
The aim of this module is to provide knowledge and understanding of classic mechanical engineering principles associated with thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and theory of machines enabling them to effectively describe the performance of engineering systems and to solve associated engineering problems.
To provide students with an in-depth understanding of the principles and practice of instrumentation and control systems and develop learners understanding of time and frequency domain, analysis of process control systems and the use of controller designs to achieve specified system performance.
This module sets out to investigate the role of manufacturing in the UK economy. The module develops by reviewing modern methods of manufacture and introduces the concept of quality control set against the background of available finance and customer expectations.
This module aims to provide an opportunity for students to investigate a realistic engineering problem in their workplace; allowing them to integrate the theoretical knowledge gained across their study into a practical context to develop a solution. Alongside, the students will develop an awareness of the health and safety aspects associated with their projects and document the process of achieving an engineering solution using a standard report.
To relate the structure of engineering materials to their properties and understand how this will affect them in service. To link the properties of materials to processing and manufacturing methods and analyse the optimum combinations for the task in hand. Utilise analytical methods to determine key factors of materials related to in service components and structures and there production methodologies. Analyse in service behaviour, types and levels of stress, loads and failure modes. To provide a link to design, analysis, experimentation and decision making.
This module aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the theory and application of the solid mechanics principles; and to apply the mathematical and computational Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques for design and analysis of structural members under different types of loading.
The aim of this module is to provide a comprehensive education in thermodynamics and fluids necessary for mechanical engineers by integrating scientific principles with applications of thermodynamics and fluids systems.