Combined Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Major in Mechanical Engineering)

Entrance Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Major in Mechanical Engineering) shall be as stipulated in Faculty Special Regulations 21.10.

Programme Structure

The Combined Programme shall extend over 10 semesters of full-time study. It shall consist of one major subject (Mechanical Engineering) and 1 minor subject selected outside the major subject. The curriculum for Levels 100 and 200 shall be stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulations 21.20. At Levels 300, 400 and 500 students shall be required to follow a selected minor subject outside the major subject. The courses from the minor subject shall have a minimum credit value of 23. Subject to Regulation 31.22, students must achieve a minimum of 53 credits from the major subject courses listed below. In cases where a similar course appears in both the minor and the major subject, there shall be no double crediting of the course. Students shall be required to undertake Industrial Training as per Faculty of Engineering and Technology Special Regulations 220.

Level 300

Semester 5

Core Course

MAT391 Mathematics III (3, pre-req. MAT291)

Students shall select and follow at least 3 of the following optional courses:

MMB311 Solid Mechanics (3, pre-req. CCB221)
MMB312 Materials (2, pre-req. CCB211)
MMB313 Mechanics of Machines (3, core, pre-req. MMB222)
MMB314 Measurement and Instrumentation (2)

Semester 6

Students shall select and follow at least three of the following optional courses:

MMB322 Machine Component Design (2, pre-req. MMB311, MMB313 )
MMB323 Thermodynamics I, (3)
MMB324 Fluid Mechanics (3)
MMB325 Manufacturing (2, pre-req. MMB312)

Level 400

Semester 7

Students shall select and follow at least two of the following core courses:

MMB411 Machine and Industrial Design (2, pre-req. MMB322)
MMB421 Heat Transfer (2, pre-req. MMB323, MMB324)
MMB413 Systems and Control Engineering I (3)
MMB414 Engineering Management (3)
MMB417 Thermodynamics II (2, pre-req. MMB323)

In addition, all students shall select at least one of the following optional courses:

MMB416 Mechatronics (2, pre-req. MMB314, co-req. MMB413)
MMB418 Pneumatics and Hydraulics (2)
MMB410 Advanced Manufacturing (2,pre-req. MMB325)

Semester 8

Core Course

ITB420 Industrial Training II [20 Weeks] (10 creadits, pre-req. ITB200)

Level 500

Semester 9

Core Course

MMB511 Project I (3, pre-req. MMB325, MMB411, MMB417, MMB413. MMB421)

In addition, all students shall select at least two of the following options:

MMB512 Plant Engineering (3)
MMB513 Manufacturing Systems (4)
MMB514 Systems and Control Engineering II (4)
MMB515 Energy Conversion (4,pre-req. MMB421, MMB417)
MMB524 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (4, pre-req. MMB421, MMB417)

Semester 10

Core Course

MMB521 Project II (3, pre-req. MMB511)

Core Course

MMB522 Production and Operations Management (3, pre-req. MMB414)

In addition, students shall select at least one of the following courses:

MMB516 Building and Factory Services (4)
MMB523 Industrial Engineering (4, pre-req. MMB414)
MMB526 Computational Mechanics (4)
MMB527 Thermo/Fluid system design (4, pre-req. MMB421, MMB417)

Assessment

Except for MMB211 (Engineering Drawing), MMB221 (Manual and Computer Aided Drafting), MMB411 (Machine and Industrial Design), and MMB526 (Computational Mechanics), all courses shall be assessed as stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulations 21.30. For MMB411 the ratio of marks for continuous assessment to examination shall be 1:1. For MMB211, MMB221, MMB511, MMB521 and MMB526 the assessment mode shall be by continuous assessment only.