Materials and Process Engineering (2021)
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, ENGCB322, ENGCB323, ENGCV323, ENGEV341, ENGCB521, ENGCB523, ENGEN585, ENGEV541, ENGEV542, ENGME580, ENGME585, ENGME586, ENGMP511 or ENGMP513.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location CHEMY101 Structure and Spectroscopy 15.0 21A (Hamilton) & 21C (Hamilton) A theoretical and practical course covering aspects of analytical and inorganic chemistry. This course is required for the chemistry major. CHEMY102 Chemical Reactivity 15.0 21B (Hamilton) A theoretical and practical course covering aspects of physical and organic chemistry. This course is required for the chemistry major. ENGEN101 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1A 15.0 21A (Hamilton), 21A (Online), 21A (Tauranga) & 21B (Hamilton) A study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. ENGEN102 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1B 15.0 21B (Hamilton), 21B (Online), 21B (Tauranga) & 21G (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 21A (Hamilton), 21A (Tauranga) & 21G (Hamilton) This paper introduces computer programming in languages such as Python. It provides the basis for the programming skills required in more advanced papers. ENGEN110 Engineering Mechanics 15.0 21B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21G (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 21A (Hamilton) & 21A (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 21A (Hamilton) & 21A (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 21B (Hamilton) & 21B (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 21B (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 21B (Hamilton) This course covers aspects of physical chemistry including thermodynamics and phase equilibria; chemical kinetics; conductance and electrochemistry. CHEMY203 Inorganic Chemistry 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper covers aspects of inorganic chemistry including structure and reactivity of the main-group elements; point-group symmetry; molecular orbital, crystal field theories; transition metal coordination complexes. CHEMY204 Analytical Chemistry 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper covers aspects of analytical chemistry including characterisation using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); qualitative and quantitative analysis of mixtures using gas chromatography (GC) and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). The use of statistical methods in analytical chemistry will also be covered. ENGCB223 Fluid Mechanics 15.0 21B (Hamilton) Basic principles of fluid statics and dynamics, including fluid viscosity, Bernoulli and mechanical energy equation, momentum analysis, dimensional analysis, flow in pipes, ducts and channels, and external flow over objects. ENGCB224 Heat and Mass Transfer 15.0 21B (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 21B (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 21A (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 15.0 21B (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 21X (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. ENGEN272 Engineering Work Placement 1 30.0 21X (Hamilton) First work placement for the DipEPP 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. ENGME221 Engineering Thermodynamics 15.0 21A (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. ENGME280 Design and Manufacturing 1 15.0 21B (Hamilton) The paper focuses on the principles of fundamental manufacturing processes and engineering design methods. Practical aspects of selected major manufacturing processes via workshop and practical sessions give students the opportunities to build up their practical skills and apply their theoretical knowledge to solving practical prob... ENGMP211 Materials 1 15.0 21A (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 21A (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 21A (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 21B (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 ENGCB322 Chemical and Biological Operations 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper covers the principle and application of enzymes, concepts of fermentation technology, principles of bioreactor operation, bioprocess variables and their measurement, key product separation techniques, and bioprocess economics. ENGCB323 Chemical Reaction Engineering 15.0 21B (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 21A (Hamilton) This paper covers the application of heat and mass transfer, and thermodynamics to chemical and physical separation process. ENGCB380 Process Engineering Design 2 15.0 21B (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. ENGCV323 Water Engineering 2 15.0 21A (Hamilton) Application of hydraulics and hydrology in water engineering such as design of water distribution systems, fundamentals of flow in open channels, design of hydraulic structures, fundamentals of surface water hydrology, rainfall-runoff models, analysis and modelling of hydrological processes, fundamentals of groundwater hydrology, d... ENGEN301 Engineering Maths and Modelling 3 15.0 21A (Hamilton) Introduces numerical methods and statistical ideas relevant to Engineering. ENGEN370 Engineering and the Environment 15.0 21A (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 21X (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. ENGEN372 Engineering Work Placement 2 30.0 21X (Hamilton) Second work placement for the DipEPP 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. ENGEN390 Special Topics in Engineering 1 15.0 21X (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 21X (Hamilton) An independent theoretical literature or experimental investigation of an engineering topic supervised by a member of staff. ENGEV341 Environmental Engineering 2 15.0 21B (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. ENGME352 Control and Applications 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper teaches students the theory and application of control in mechanical and electrical systems. This paper covers the introduction of s-domain and plane, open and closed-loop control, PID control, digital control, root locus and frequency response analysis. ENGMP311 Materials 2 15.0 21B (Hamilton) It will develop understanding of the relationship between material structure, processing and behaviour to support engineering of materials and engineering with materials. ENGMP312 Materials Manufacture 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper deepens the understanding of students on the relationships between processing conditions, microstructure and properties of materials manufactured via major materials processing technologies including solidification methods, ceramic processing, metallic powder consolidation, and fabrication of composite materials. The pap... ENGMP313 Mechanics of Materials 2 15.0 21B (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 21A (Hamilton) This paper covers the fundamentals of process control, and introduces advanced process control strategies. ENGCB523 Advanced Energy Engineering 15.0 21B (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. ENGCB580 Process Engineering Design Project 30.0 No occurrences This paper will cover various aspects of biochemical engineering used in producing biologically derived products including fermentation, downstream processing, and meat processing. ENGCB581 Advanced Process Engineering Design 15.0 21A (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. ENGCV531 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 15.0 21B (Hamilton) This paper provides a more advanced understanding of Geotechnical Engineering from the perspective of; mechanical behaviour of New Zealand soils, stress-path testing of soils, soil treatment techniques, soil structure interaction, and selection of design parameters. ENGEN508 Master's Capstone Project 60.0 21X (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 21D (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. ENGEN581 Honours Research Project 30.0 21D (Hamilton) & 21X (Hamilton) Final year honours research project carried out on a topic assigned and supervised by a member of staff. ENGEN583 Special Topics in Engineering 3 15.0 21X (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 21X (Hamilton) ENGEN585 Special Topics in Engineering 5 15.0 21X (Hamilton) ENGEN586 Special Topics in Engineering 6 15.0 21X (Hamilton) ENGEN587 Directed Study 1 30.0 21X (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 21X (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 21A (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 21A (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. ENGME580 Product Innovation and Development 15.0 21A (Hamilton) ENGME580 teaches students the innovation and product development process; levels of innovation, how to screen ideas, Intellectual Property and how to develop a Business Plan. Students will be required to start with a basic product brief, produce a product idea, design and develop a prototype and 'pitch' it to 'investors'. ENGME585 Industrial Technology and Innovation 1 15.0 21A (Hamilton) ENGME585 with ENGME586 are interdisciplinary courses to help students understand what is involved in technology innovation and management through readings, assignments and discussion sessions. It is designed to be interactive and will draw upon students' experiences derived from industrial placements and/or involvement with a techn... ENGME586 Industrial Technology and Innovation 2 15.0 21B (Hamilton) ENGME585 with ENGME586 are interdisciplinary courses to help students understand what is involved in technology innovation and management through readings, assignments and discussion sessions. It is designed to be interactive and will draw upon students' experiences derived from industrial placements and/or involvement with a techn... ENGMP506 Materials and Process Systems Analysis 30.0 21A (Hamilton) & 21B (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 21A (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 21B (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).
2021 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 3 May 2021 10:13am