Engineering (2018)

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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  • 100 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGEN103Engineering Computing18A (Hamilton) & 18B (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.
    ENGEN110Engineering Mechanics18B (Hamilton)
    This paper covers aspects of engineering mechanics.
    ENGEN111Electricity and Electronics18A (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.
    ENGEN112Materials Science and Engineering18B (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...
    ENGEN170Engineering and Society18B (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.
    ENGEN180Foundations of Engineering18A (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.
    ENGEN183Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers18A (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.
    ENGEN184Calculus for Engineers18A (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.
  • 200 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGCB223Fluid Mechanics18B (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.
    ENGCB224Heat and Mass Transfer18B (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.
    ENGCB280Process Engineering Design 118B (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.
    ENGCV212Structural Engineering 118A (Hamilton)
    Analysis of statically determinant structual 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.
    ENGCV223Water Engineering 118B (Hamilton)
    Basic principles of fluid statics and dynamics, including fluid viscocity, Bernoulli and mechanical energy equation, dimensional analysis, flow in pipes and channels and intoduction to hydrology and fluvial processes.
    ENGCV231Geotechnical Engineering 118A (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.
    ENGCV241Highways and Transportation18B (Hamilton)
    Introduces the basic theories and design techniques used in highway and pavement engineering, and traffic engineering and transportation planning.
    ENGCV251Construction 118A (Hamilton)
    Engineering properties, performance and constraints of common construction materials including timber, steel, concrete polymers and composites. Materials selection and application to contruction methods.
    ENGCV280Civil Design Challenge 118B (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.
    ENGEE211Electromagnetics18B (Hamilton)
    This paper covers engineering applications of electric and magnetic fields including capacitance, magnetic induction, and motors, taught in a problem-solving context.
    ENGEE231Circuit Theory18A (Hamilton)
    This paper covers theory, analysis and frequency response of electrical circuits involving passive elements, complex impedance, complex gain, and feedback.
    ENGEE232Analog Electronics18B (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...
    ENGEE233Digital Systems18A (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.
    ENGEE280Electronics Design18B (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.
    ENGEN201Engineering Mathematics 218B (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.
    ENGEN270Engineering Professional Practice 118A (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.
    ENGME221Engineering Thermodynamics18A (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.
    ENGME251Dynamics and Vibration18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    This paper covers the principles and application of dynamics and vibration.
    ENGME280Design and Manufacturing 118B (Hamilton)
    This paper covers the fundamentals of engineering design and manufacture.
    ENGMP211Materials 118A (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.
    ENGMP213Mechanics of Materials 118A (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.
  • 300 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGG301Special Topic in Engineering18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18C (Hamilton) & 18Y (Hamilton)
    An independent theoretical, literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic, supervised by a member of staff.
    ENGG302Engineering for Technology18A (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.
    ENGG381Engineering Statistics18A (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.
    ENGG386Engineering Modelling18A (Hamilton)
    Principles of engineering modelling and the application of software tools to solve real life engineering problems.
    ENME323Thermofluids18A (Hamilton)
    The fundamental concepts and laws of fluids mechanics and heat transfer in steady and transient systems.
  • 400 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGG401Control Theory and Image Processing18A (Hamilton)
    This paper deals with PID feedback control of linear systems using classical as well as state space methods. It also deals with signal processing with special attention to image processing. It is highly computer and project based.
    ENGG492Honours Research and Management Project18A (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.
  • 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.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGG501Control Theory and Image Processing18A (Hamilton)
    This paper deals with PID feedback control of linear systems using classical as well as state space methods. It also deals with signal processing with special attention to image processing. It is highly computer and project based.
  • 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 ENGG593 or ENGG594.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGG593Engineering Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    ENGG594Engineering Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    ENME540Finite Element Analysis and Applications18A (Hamilton)
    This paper explains the theory behind the Finite Element Method (FEM) and its application to solve engineering problems using a commercial software package.
    ENMP502Special Topics in Engineering 118A (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP503Special Topics in Engineering 218A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP504Special Topics in Engineering 318B (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP505Special Topics in Engineering 418B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP513Advanced Material Properties and Performance18A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP514Advanced Materials Processing18A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP515CAD/CAM for Engineering18A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP516Materials Characterisation18B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP542Design for Energy and the Environment18C (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.
    ENMP543Environmental Technology Water and Wastewater 118A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP544Environmental Technology Water and Wastewater 218B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP561Bioprocessing 118A (Hamilton)
    Theory of protein purification and selected large-scale bioprocesses.
    ENMP562Bioprocessing 2This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    ENMP563Food Technology 118A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP564Food Technology 218B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP568Engineering Applied Practice 118B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP569Engineering Applied Practice 218A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP585Industrial Technology and Innovation 118A (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP586Industrial Technology and Innovation 218B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    ENMP590Directed Study18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton)
    Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.
  • 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.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGG800Engineering MPhil Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
  • 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
    ENGG900Engineering PhD Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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