Materials and Process Engineering (2023)
The Materials and Process Engineering programme covers a wide range of skills and contains two engineering disciplines that overlap in many areas. The materials engineer makes critical decisions in selecting the best materials for a particular function; the process engineer makes critical decisions in the processes and utilities required to manufacture the product. For example, materials engineering involves understanding the properties and uses of wood and steel, designing and constructing new filters for sewage treatment, and providing new materials for the energy industry. Process engineering include converting trees into paper and fibre board, iron sand into steel, effluent into drinkable water, and gas into electricity.
Materials and Process Engineering is available as a specified programme for the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)).
To complete the specified programme in Materials and Process Engineering, students must complete the following programme.
Note: Students who have completed ENGCB580 should contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science for programme advice.
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Plus 30 points of electives (with no more than one 300 level paper) from: ENGCB321, ENGCB323, ENGCB327, ENGEV341, ENGCB521, ENGCB523, ENGEN585, ENGEV541, ENGEV542, ENGME554, ENGME585, ENGME586, ENGMP511 or ENGMP513.
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 Points Occurrence / Location CHEMY102 Chemical Reactivity - Tauhohehohe Matū 15.0 23B (Hamilton) A theoretical and practical course covering aspects of physical and organic chemistry. This course is required for the chemistry major. He pepa a-aria, a-mahinga hoki hei tirotiro i nga tuahuaranga o te matuora a-kikokiko, a-paraumu hoki He pepa matua o roto o te tohu matuora. ENGEN101 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1A 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Secondary School - Unistart), 23A (Tauranga) & 23B (Hamilton) A study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. ENGEN102 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1B 15.0 23B (Hamilton), 23B (Secondary School - Unistart), 23B (Tauranga) & 23G (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 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga) & 23G (Hamilton) This paper introduces computer programming in languages such as the MATLAB language. It provides the basis for the programming skills required in more advanced papers. ENGEN110 Engineering Mechanics 15.0 23B (Hamilton), 23B (Tauranga) & 23G (Hamilton) Statics and dynamics of rigid bodies. Application of freebody diagrams and equations of equilibrium to calculate internal and external forces and moments on/in structures and mechanisms. Kinetics and kinematics of particles. Geometric properties of areas. ENGEN112 Materials Science and Engineering 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (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 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (Tauranga) Introduction to the role of engineering in society with a focus on sustainable development, data analysis, holistic systems thinking, and the future of work within a global and New Zealand context including an introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi. ENGEN180 Foundations of Engineering 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (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 Points Occurrence / Location CHEMY201 Organic Chemistry 15.0 23B (Hamilton) This paper covers aspects of organic chemistry including reaction mechanisms with carbanion and radical intermediates; mechanisms of reactions of carbonyl groups and multiple electrophilic substitutions of aromatic rings, also an introduction to carbohydrate chemistry is provided. CHEMY202 Physical Chemistry 15.0 23B (Hamilton) This course covers aspects of physical chemistry including thermodynamics and phase equilibria; chemical kinetics; conductance and electrochemistry. ENGCB223 Fluid Mechanics 15.0 23B (Hamilton) This course covers the basic principles of fluid mechanics. Topics include fluid statics, fluid dynamics, Bernoulli and energy equations, momentum analysis of flow structures, flow measurement, dimensional analysis, internal flow in pipes and ducts, external flow over streamlined and bluffed bodies, pump sizing and selection, and a... ENGCB224 Heat and Mass Transfer 15.0 23B (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 15.0 23B (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. ENGEN201 Engineering Maths and Modelling 2 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23H (Online) 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 15.0 23B (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 0.0 23X (Hamilton) This paper is taken by students undertaking their first work placement for the BE(Hons). It involves 400 hours of engineering-related work experience. The paper is typically undertaken during the November to February window after completing the two years of engineering study. ENGEN272 Engineering Work Placement 1 30.0 23X (Hamilton) This paper is taken by students undertaking their first work placement for the BE(Hons) concurrent with the Diploma in Engineering Management or Certificate in Professional Engineering Practice. It involves 400 hours of engineering-related work experience. The paper is typically undertaken during the November to February window aft... ENGME221 Engineering Thermodynamics 15.0 23A (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. ENGMP211 Materials 1 15.0 23A (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 15.0 23A (Hamilton) Analysis of skeletal structural members, supports and connections subject to single and combined loading. Calculation of displacements (translations or rotations) and stresses both normal (direct) and shear stresses, in bars, beams and shafts and bearing stress. Use of Mohr's circle for stress transformation and its use in failure ... ENGMP214 Materials Manufacturing Processes 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper gives an understanding of fundamental principles and relationships between manufacturing processes and component microstructure and properties. Knowledge of metrology and non-destructive testing in modern manufacturing is also introduced.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location ENGCB321 Thermal Engineering 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Application of engineering thermodynamics to steady and unsteady industrial processes, including, steam boiler systems, advanced power and refrigeration cycles, cooling towers and plant utility systems ENGCB323 Chemical Reaction Engineering 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper is an introduction to the quantitative treatment of chemical and biological reaction and reactor engineering, including homogeneous and heterogeneous reacting systems. ENGCB324 Mass Transfer Operations 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper covers the application of heat and mass transfer, and thermodynamics to chemical and physical separation process. ENGCB327 Food and Bioprocess Engineering 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Food and Bioprocess operations play a key role in the manufacture of products such as dairy and meat products, vaccines, food and the like at industrial scale. This paper will cover the fundamentals and application of fermentation, separation, thermal processing and freezing operations that form the core of many food and bioprocess... ENGCB380 Process Engineering Design 2 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Conceptual and detailed design, costing and economic assessment of chemical, biological and materials process plants, including software and numerical simulation, separation trains, heat exchanger and pump sizing, and reactor kinetics. ENGEN301 Engineering Maths and Modelling 3 15.0 23A (Hamilton) Introduces numerical methods and statistical ideas relevant to Engineering. ENGEN370 Engineering and the Environment 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper covers sustainability in engineering design and renewable energy generation through the critical lens of environmental impact assessment, risk and resilience, sustainable infrastructure and development, material and energy flow analysis, emissions, carbon accounting and life cycle analysis. ENGEN371 Engineering Work Placement 2 0.0 23X (Hamilton) This paper is taken by students undertaking their second work placement for the BE(Hons). It involves 400 hours of engineering-related work experience. The paper is typically undertaken during the November to February window after completing the three years of engineering study. ENGEN372 Engineering Work Placement 2 30.0 23X (Hamilton) This paper is taken by students undertaking their second work placement for the BE(Hons) concurrent with the Diploma in Engineering Management or Certificate in Professional Engineering Practice. It involves 400 hours of engineering-related work experience. The paper is typically undertaken during the November to February window af... ENGEN390 Special Topics in Engineering 1 15.0 23X (Hamilton) An independent theoretical literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic supervised by a member of staff. ENGEN391 Special Topics in Engineering 2 15.0 23X (Hamilton) An independent theoretical literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic supervised by a member of staff. ENGEV341 Environmental Engineering 2 15.0 23B (Hamilton) This paper covers the design, operation and management of unit processes used in environmental engineering including air, water, wastewater, storm water, waste, soils and noise treatment and control systems. ENGMP311 Materials 2 15.0 23B (Hamilton) It will develop understanding of the relationship between material structure, processing and behaviour to support engineering of materials and engineering with materials. ENGMP313 Mechanics of Materials 2 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Advanced level knowledge on mechanics and performance of materials, covering stress and strain transformations, failure criteria, unsymmetrical bending, torsion of non-circular sections, fatigue, materials selection and materials testing.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location ENGCB521 Advanced Process Control 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper covers the fundamentals of process control, and introduces advanced process control strategies. ENGCB523 Advanced Energy Engineering 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Application of engineering thermodynamics, process integration and pinch analysis to energy systems including renewable energy systems and energy storage, small and large industrial utility systems with and without cogeneration, distributed and smart energy systems, and green buildings. ENGCB581 Advanced Process Engineering Design 15.0 23A (Hamilton) Design teams will design a processing plant to meet the specifications of a design brief including mass and energy balances, economic evaluation and detailed design of nominated equipment. ENGEN508 Master's Capstone Project 60.0 23X (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. ENGEN570 Engineering and the Profession 15.0 23D (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 45.0 23X (Hamilton) & 23X (Tauranga) This paper provides the "capstone" project required to complete an accredited engineering degree. The paper builds on the knowledge and skills students have gained in the first three years of their professional engineering degree and reinforces the multidisciplinary aspect of engineering. Students will learn how to carry out a Res... ENGEN583 Special Topics in Engineering 3 15.0 23X (Hamilton) An independent theoretical literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic supervised by a member of staff. ENGEN584 Special Topics in Engineering 4 15.0 23X (Hamilton) ENGEN585 Special Topics in Engineering 5 15.0 23X (Hamilton) ENGEN586 Special Topics in Engineering 6 15.0 23X (Hamilton) ENGEN587 Directed Study 1 30.0 23X (Hamilton) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. ENGEN588 Directed Study 2 30.0 23X (Hamilton) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. ENGEV541 Advanced Water and Wastewater Engineering 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This course covers advanced aspects of design and operation of unit processes in water and waste water treatment, and process modelling and simulation tools such as Sumo19 and Superpro Designer. ENGEV542 Waste Minimisation Engineering 15.0 23A (Hamilton) Design of processes for the handling, recycling, reuse, treatment and disposal of domestic and industrial solid wastes including treatment plant sludges, assessment and modeling of gaseous emissions, odour, particulates, and air pollution control systems. ENGME554 Inspection, Monitoring and Evaluation 15.0 23B (Hamilton) Inspection and monitoring are techniques used to provide evaluation of the current health of a component or system. This paper covers the underpinning fundamentals of inspection techniques along with methodologies for defect quantification, assessment and reporting. ENGME585 Industrial Technology and Innovation 1 15.0 23A (Hamilton) Using Project Based Learning, this paper will furnish the student with an understanding of the innovation and product development process. It will explain the different levels of innovation, innovation techniques, how to screen ideas, the types of Intellectual Property and how to write a basic Business Plan. For the product develop... ENGMP506 Materials and Process Systems Analysis 30.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23B (Hamilton) This paper covers mass and heat transfer, thermodynamics, materials (including metal, polymer and composites) processing and the relationship between microstructure and properties, and bioprocessing and transformation. ENGMP512 Advanced Materials Manufacture 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper deals with advanced materials science knowledge and principles underlying materials engineering. It focuses on the relationships between processing conditions and microstructures of materials and major materials processing technologies. ENGMP516 Materials Characterisation 15.0 23B (Hamilton) This paper covers the basic theory and use of advanced analytical techniques used in materials characterization using optical microscopy, x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and differential thermal analysis (DTA).
2023 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 2 February 2023 8:51am