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ENG1101 Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying


This course introduces the student to some important engineering tools that will provide the basis for future work and study. The student will be introduced to the concept of a system and the need for multidisciplinary and virtual teamwork in most engineering activities. Aspects of physical properties and conceptual designs are investigated and both these are applied to the analysis of complex real world projects. The course is presented as an initial introduction to problem based learning, and the use of virtual teamwork and electronic communication is emphasized throughout. All students are expected to contribute and to interact in a positive and constructive manner with other team members. This interaction is assessed. Students are expected to work both independently and as part of a team to provide solutions to projects which demonstrate use of appropriate technology and cultural sensitivity. Students must plan and reflect on their own learning, peer and self assess and demonstrate they have met their learning goals, both individually and as a team.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield