By the end of this subject, students will be able to have:
1. a systematic understanding of the key aspects and concepts of their branch of engineering;
2. the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems using established methods;
3. an understanding of design methodologies, and an ability to use them.
4. the ability to conduct searches of literature, and to use databases and other sources of information;
5. the ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods;
6. an understanding of applicable techniques and methods, and of their limitations;
7. an awareness of the non-technical implications of engineering practice.
8. use diverse methods to communicate effectively with the engineering community and with society at large;
9. demonstrate awareness of the health, safety and legal issues and responsibilities of engineering practice, the impact of engineering solutions in a societal and environmental context, and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering practice;
10. recognise the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent, life-long learning.