By the end of this subject, students will be prepared 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 data bases 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.