Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2020)
The Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme is based on studies in electronics, mathematics and physics, along with new material related to modern power systems, smart grids, renewable energy and heavy current engineering, and related concepts, in combination with key material from information technology and computer science.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering is available as a specified programme for the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)).
To complete the specified programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, students must complete the following programme.
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Students must complete the following papers: COMPX102, ENGEN101, ENGEN102, ENGEN103, ENGEN111, ENGEN112, ENGEN170 and ENGEN180.
Students must complete the following papers: COMPX203, COMPX204, ENGEE211, ENGEE231, ENGEE233, ENGEE281, ENGEN201, ENGEN270 and ENGEN271.
If you are studying the Diploma in Engineering Professional Practice, concurrent with the BE(Hons), you must complete ENGEN272 (in place of ENGEN271).
Students must complete the following papers: COMPX310, COMPX349, ENGEE319, ENGEE331, ENGEE332, ENGEE358, ENGEN301, ENGEN370 and ENGEN371.
If you are studying the Diploma in Engineering Professional Practice, concurrent with the BE(Hons), you must complete ENGEN372 (in place of ENGEN371).
Students must complete the following papers: ENGEN570 and ENGEN582.
Plus 30 points from: ENGEE505, ENGEE531, ENGEE534, ENGEE581 or ENGEE585.
Plus 15 points from: COMPX518, COMPX521, COMPX523, COMPX527, COMPX529 or COMPX550.
Plus another 15 points from these two sets of papers, or ENGEE532 or ENGME580.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX102 Object-Oriented Programming 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga), 20S (Hamilton) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper continues from COMPX101, expanding upon data organisation and algorithms, and introducing code contracts, computer architecture, Boolean algebra, assembly language, program analysis and object-oriented programming. ENGEN101 Engineering Mathematics 1A 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton) A study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. ENGEN102 Engineering Mathematics 1B 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga), 20C (Hamilton) & 20G (Hamilton) A further study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. Includes an introduction to relevant statistical methods. ENGEN103 Engineering Computing 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20G (Hamilton) This paper introduces computer programming in languages such as Python. It provides the basis for the programming skills required in more advanced papers. ENGEN111 Electricity and Electronics 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Tauranga) & 20X (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 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) 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 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) 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 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) 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.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX203 Computer Systems 20A (Hamilton) & 20B (Hamilton) This paper provides an overview of the operation of computer systems. The central theme is the way in which the hardware and software co-operate to allow the execution of programs written in a high-level language. COMPX204 Practical Networking and Cyber Security 20B (Hamilton) This paper provides an overview of the technologies and protocols involved in computer communications and cyber security. Practical work includes network programming. ENGEE211 Electromagnetics and Machines 20A (Hamilton) & 20B (Hamilton) This paper covers engineering applications of electric and magnetic fields including capacitance, magnetic induction, and motors, taught in a problem-solving context. ENGEE231 Electrical Circuits 20B (Hamilton) This paper covers theory, analysis and frequency response of electrical circuits involving passive elements, complex impedance, complex gain, and feedback. ENGEE233 Digital Electronics and Microprocessors 20A (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. ENGEE281 Design of Smart Systems 20B (Hamilton) The paper will involve a number of design case studies and design project, involving smart homes and buildings, smart manufacturing and agriculture, smart grids, and smart transportation. ENGEN201 Engineering Mathematics 2 20B (Hamilton) Calculus of Several Variables and its Applications. Vector calculus (Green's, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems). Taylor's Theorem in n dimensions. Introduction to ordinary differential equations and methods to solve them. ENGEN270 Engineering and Business 20A (Hamilton) This paper focuses on empowering students to become “business savvy” and prepared to enter the workplace and solve real-world problems. Topics covered include; team formation, design thinking, Lean Canvas, project management, Agile, risk management, project finance, professional ethics, preparing for the workplace, and business... ENGEN271 Engineering Work Placement 1 20X (Hamilton) First work placement involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of second year.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX310 Machine Learning 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) This paper introduces Machine Learning (ML) which is the science of making predictions. ML algorithms strive to be fast and highly accurate, while processing large datasets. This paper will use standard Python-based ML toolkits to teach the fundamentals of ML. ENGEE319 Smart Grids and the Internet of Things 20B (Hamilton) This paper is concerned with the application of sensors and IoT to modern smart grid electrical power systems including; sensor interfacing, data processing, power flow control and network stability. ENGEE331 Signals 20B (Hamilton) This paper covers communications signalling and modulation, and signals fundamentals. Wired and wireless, baseband and passband, the Fourier representation of signals, bandwidth, and transmit filtering, are taught. ENGEN301 Engineering Mathematics 3 20A (Hamilton) Introduces numerical methods and statistical ideas relevant to Engineering. ENGEN370 Engineering and Environment 20A (Hamilton) This paper covers sustainability in engineering design within the context of environmental impact, risk and resilience, emissions and standards, carbon accounting and life cycle analysis. ENGEN371 Engineering Work Placement 2 20X (Hamilton) Second work placement involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of third year.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX518 Cyber Security 20A (Hamilton) This paper introduces the key topics in the important field of cyber security. It will cover a range of topics relating to defensive security (e.g. malware analysis, social engineering, intrusion detection and prevention), offensive security (e.g. pen testing, Web app security) and preventative security (e.g. cryptography, applied ... COMPX521 Advanced Machine Learning 20A (Hamilton) This paper exposes students to more advanced topics in machine learning. Rule induction, numeric prediction, clustering and state-of-the-art ensemble learning methods are among the topics covered. COMPX523 Data Stream Mining 20A (Hamilton) Data streams are everywhere, from F1 racing over electricity networks to news feeds. Data stream mining relies on and develops new incremental algorithms that process streams under strict resource limitations. COMPX527 Cloud Computing Technologies and Security 20B (Hamilton) This paper explores cloud computing's underlying enabling technologies (e.g. virtualisation) and business models. It also covers key research topics in cloud computing security, trust and data privacy. COMPX529 Engineering Self-Adaptive Systems 20B (Hamilton) Software needs to manage itself to fullfill dynamic requirements in a changing environment. Self-adaptive software is currently employed in clouds, networks, IoT, autonomous robots, etc. Adaptation challenges include self-configuration, self-optimization, self-healing and selfprotection. ENGEE531 Advanced Signal Processing 20A (Hamilton) This paper introduces advanced methods for digitally processing signals. It covers signal transforms with applications in 1D and 2D, principles and practical methods of digital filter design, statistical signal processing. ENGEE532 Image Processing and Machine Vision 20B (Hamilton) This paper is an introduction to image processing and machine vision in the context of machine automation and control and includes noise suppression, object recognition and tracking, and camera technologies and geometries. ENGEE580 Mechatronic Projects 20A (Hamilton) The paper brings together electronic, programming, and mechanical skills into projects where real-time systems are designed, constructed, and demonstrated. Timing of actuators and sensor inputs from fastest to slowest limits of a real-time controller imparts an appreciation of scheduling what is possible in any given mechatronic pr... ENGEN570 Engineering and the Profession 20D (Hamilton) The roles and responsibilities of professional engineers are examined. Topics include; project management, leadership, negotiation, ethical responsibilities, legal duties, Treaty of Waitangi, intellectual property and professional communication. ENGEN582 Honours Research and Development Project 20D (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton) This is the final year Honours, research and design "capstone" project.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 1 July 2020 8:51am