Engineering involves designing and creating processes, materials and devices. General Engineering papers are taken as part of the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) degree at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels. The BE(Hons) is available in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Software Engineering.
Students are advised to consult the Faculty of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Handbook for programme requirements.
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- Prescriptions for the GradCert(Eng) and GradDip(Eng)
- Prescriptions for the PGCert(Eng), PGDip(Eng) and ME
- Prescriptions for the MPhil
- Prescriptions for the PhD
- 100 Level
- 200 Level
- 300 Level
- 400 Level
- 500 Level
- 800 Level
- 900 Level
Prescriptions for the GradCert(Eng) and GradDip(Eng)
A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma is available to graduates who have not included Engineering at an advanced level in their first degree.
For further details, contact the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Eng), PGDip(Eng) and ME
To complete an ME, students must complete the equivalent of 120 points at 500 level, including either ENGEN593 or ENGEN594.
Prescriptions for the MPhil
The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Prescriptions for the PhD
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location APHYS111 Physics in Context 18A (Hamilton) This is an introductory paper in physics for students who have not studied physics or mathematics at NCEA level 2 or 3. It is intended to support a major in other science subjects. Emphasis is placed on describing everyday physics concepts using correct terminology. Examples of physics in action are drawn from many science areas. T... ENGEN100 General Physics and Maths for Engineers 18S (Hamilton) A review of core topics in maths and physics that underpin study in engineering. Topics include kinematics, mechanics, electric circuits, geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, basic algebra and basic calculus. ENGEN103 Engineering Computing 18A (Hamilton) This paper introduces computer programming in languages such as C# and Python. It provides the basis for the programming skills required in more advanced papers within the School of Engineering. ENGEN110 Engineering Mechanics 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers aspects of engineering mechanics. ENGEN111 Electricity and Electronics 18A (Hamilton) & 18T (Hamilton) Students are introduced to underlying concepts in electricity such as current, voltage and power, and apply these concepts in a laboratory by making circuits and measuring them with common laboratory instruments. ENGEN112 Materials Science and Engineering 18B (Hamilton) Introduction to engineering materials (metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, semiconductors and biomaterials) and their atomic structure and mechanical properties. Includes; elastic and plastic deformation, fracture mechanisms, failure in service, iron-carbon phase diagram, redox reactions in corrosion, production of polymers, ce... ENGEN170 Engineering and Society 18B (Hamilton) Introduction to the role of engineering in society in particular understanding of Treaty of Waitangi, history of science, engineering and technology, philosophy and ethics and public participation, participatory design, sustainability. ENGEN180 Foundations of Engineering 18A (Hamilton) Introduction to the engineering design process and computer aided design, fundamental principles of engineering analysis, open ended problem solving, engineering economics and the skills of a successful engineer. Includes a design-build-test experience. ENGEN183 Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers 18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton) A study of introductory statistics and the fundamental techniques of algebra including Gaussian elimination, vector and matrix algebra, complex numbers, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, as well as basic statistical notions and tools, with engineering applications. ENGEN184 Calculus for Engineers 18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton) & 18S (Hamilton) A study of the fundamental techniques of calculus, including differentiation and integration for functions of one real variable, with engineering applications. MATHS165 General Mathematics 18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton) An introduction to algebra, calculus and applications for students without NCEA Level 3 Mathematics. Students who meet the prerequisites of MATH101 and/or MATH102 should take these papers instead. PHYSC100 General Physics 18A (Hamilton) This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electric circuits, optics, modern physics and relativity, taught in a problem solving context. PHYSC101 Physics for Engineers and Scientists 18B (Hamilton) This is a lecture and laboratory course covering fundamental physics concepts relevant to engineers and scientists. Topics covered include vectors, kinematics, force, work, energy, collisions, rotation, equilibrium, oscillations, waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGCB223 Fluid Mechanics 18B (Hamilton) Basic principles of fluid statics and dynamics, including fluid viscosity, Bernoulli and mechanical energy equation, momentum analysis, dimensional analysis, flow in pipes and ducts, flow over bodies, and compressible flow. ENGCB224 Heat and Mass Transfer 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer analysis, including conduction, heat convection, radiation, molecular diffusion and mass convection. Finned surfaces and heat exchangers are also covered. ENGCB280 Process Engineering Design 1 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers mass balances around reactors and separation processes used by engineers in process design, CAD tools for process flow diagrams, pipe and instrumentation diagrams, and simple batch and continuous process modelling using software tools. ENGCV212 Structural Engineering 1 18A (Hamilton) Analysis of statically determinant structural systems under axial, bending and torsional loads, including beam deflections, buckling of struts, shear in joints, couplings, trusses and frames; plus introduction to design of simple structural elements. ENGCV223 Water Engineering 1 18B (Hamilton) Basic principles of fluid statics and dynamics, including fluid viscosity, Bernoulli and mechanical energy equation, dimensional analysis, flow in pipes and channels and introduction to hydrology and fluvial processes. ENGCV231 Geotechnical Engineering 1 18A (Hamilton) Basic principles and concepts governing the behaviour of soils and rocks, including phase relationships, permeability and seepage, soil strength, compressibility, slope stability analysis, consolidation and settlement. ENGCV241 Highways and Transportation 18B (Hamilton) Introduces the basic theories and design techniques used in highway and pavement engineering, and traffic engineering and transportation planning. ENGCV251 Construction 1 18A (Hamilton) Engineering properties, performance and constraints of common construction materials including timber, steel, concrete polymers and composites. Materials selection and application to construction methods. ENGCV280 Civil Design Challenge 1 18B (Hamilton) Civil design principles are applied to an open-ended design challenge. Design standards and calculations for simple civil structures are introduced, along with engineering drawings, and construction and testing of simple structures. ENGEE211 Electromagnetics 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers engineering applications of electric and magnetic fields including capacitance, magnetic induction, and motors, taught in a problem-solving context. ENGEE231 Circuit Theory 18A (Hamilton) This paper covers theory, analysis and frequency response of electrical circuits involving passive elements, complex impedance, complex gain, and feedback. ENGEE232 Analog Electronics 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers the characteristics of diodes and BJTs, CE, CC, CB, Darlington and cascode configurations, push-pull amplifiers and operating class, power supply and oscillator circuits. To an assumed understanding of feedback, operational amplification, and complex impedance, the ideas of dynamic resistance and small-signal anal... ENGEE233 Digital Systems 18A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with an introduction to digital electronics and microprocessors. It covers combinatorial and sequential logic, hardware description languages, and processor architecture and construction. ENGEE280 Electronics Design 18B (Hamilton) This course is an introduction to the design process in electronic engineering. The use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) as a tool is reinforced using practical exercises. ENGEN201 Engineering Mathematics 2 18B (Hamilton) Calculus of Several Variables and its Applications. Vector calculus (Green's, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems). Taylor's Theorem in n dimensions. Introduction to partial differential equations. Fourier series. ENGEN270 Engineering Professional Practice 1 18A (Hamilton) Preparation for success in the engineering workplace including CV preparation, interview techniques, job seeking skills, online profile, workplace and engineering business cultures and norms, ethics, communication and management structures. ENGME221 Engineering Thermodynamics 18A (Hamilton) This paper covers the fundamental concepts and laws of thermodynamics, including thermodynamics properties of substances, first and second law analysis, power cycles, refrigeration cycles and simple combustion analysis of engines. ENGME251 Dynamics and Vibration 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers the principles and application of dynamics and vibration. ENGME280 Design and Manufacturing 1 18B (Hamilton) This paper covers the fundamentals of engineering design and manufacture. ENGMP211 Materials 1 18A (Hamilton) This paper will provide a foundation for understanding the relationship between material structure, processing and behaviour to support engineering of materials and engineering with materials. ENGMP213 Mechanics of Materials 1 18A (Hamilton) Stress and failure analysis of statically determinant and material systems under axial, bending and torsional loads, including beam deflections, buckling of struts, shear in joints, twisting in circular shafts and couplings.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGG301 Special Topic in Engineering 18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18C (Hamilton) & 18Y (Hamilton) An independent theoretical, literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic, supervised by a member of staff. ENGG302 Engineering for Technology 18A (Hamilton) This paper covers engineering fundamentals and the design process and the relationship of engineering to technology. It includes a design-build-test experience and links to pedagogical teaching processes. ENGG372 Engineering Work Placement 2 18C (Hamilton) The second Work Placement for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree. ENGG379 Reflection on Professional Workplace Experience 18A (Hamilton) Guided reflection on professional work placements in engineering. ENGG381 Engineering Statistics 18A (Hamilton) Aimed specifically at Engineering students, this paper covers statistical models, experimentation for quality design and control, process measurement and improvement, statistical process control and capability, and reliability. ENGG386 Engineering Modelling 18A (Hamilton) Principles of engineering modelling and the application of software tools to solve real life engineering problems. ENME323 Thermofluids 18A (Hamilton) The fundamental concepts and laws of fluids mechanics and heat transfer in steady and transient systems.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGG492 Honours Research and Management Project 18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18C (Hamilton) & 18Y (Hamilton) An engineering research and development project, including design philosophy, market requirements, specifications, design and analysis, component and materials selection, prototype development, documentation, quality and failure analysis, standards and codes, IP protection, and project planning and management.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGEN508 Master's Capstone Project 18A (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton) This paper requires students to carry out a theoretical or empirical investigation in a relevant subject/engineering discipline and write a report on the findings of the investigation. ENGG593 Engineering Thesis 18C (Hamilton) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. ENGG594 Engineering Thesis 18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. ENME540 Finite Element Analysis and Applications 18A (Hamilton) This paper explains the theory behind the Finite Element Method (FEM) and its application to solve engineering problems using a commercial software package. ENMP502 Special Topics in Engineering 1 18A (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP503 Special Topics in Engineering 2 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP504 Special Topics in Engineering 3 18B (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP505 Special Topics in Engineering 4 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP513 Advanced Material Properties and Performance 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP514 Advanced Materials Processing 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP515 CAD/CAM for Engineering 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP516 Materials Characterisation 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP542 Design for Energy and the Environment 18C (Hamilton) This interdisciplinary paper focuses on the important aspects of science and technology related to new and existing energy resources and energy efficiency. Topics covered reflect the trend of current development in energy technology. ENMP543 Environmental Technology Water and Wastewater 1 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP544 Environmental Technology Water and Wastewater 2 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP561 Bioprocessing 1 18A (Hamilton) Theory of protein purification and selected large-scale bioprocesses. ENMP563 Food Technology 1 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP564 Food Technology 2 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP568 Engineering Applied Practice 1 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP569 Engineering Applied Practice 2 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP585 Industrial Technology and Innovation 1 18A (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP586 Industrial Technology and Innovation 2 18B (Hamilton) No description available. ENMP590 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGG800 Engineering MPhil Thesis 18C (Hamilton) No description available.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENGG900 Engineering PhD Thesis 18C1 (Hamilton), 18C2 (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton) No description available.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 March 2020 8:55am