DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING HANDBOOK by kfq20208

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									Contents
Contents .................................................................................................................................................... i
Preface .................................................................................................................................................... iv
Section A
A1 General Information .........................................................................................................................A1
      A1.1 The University .........................................................................................................................A1
      A1.2 The City ..................................................................................................................................A2
      A1.3 Accommodation ......................................................................................................................A3
      A1.4 Health .....................................................................................................................................A3
      A1.5 Student Counselling ................................................................................................................A3
      A1.6 Student Learning Service .......................................................................................................A3
      A1.7 Sources of Information ...........................................................................................................A4
      A1.8 Maps .......................................................................................................................................A5
A2 The Department of Mechanical Engineering ....................................................................................A8
      A2.1 Introduction .............................................................................................................................A8
      A2.2 Academic Staff and Research Areas......................................................................................A9
      A2.3 Main Administrative Posts ....................................................................................................A10
      A2.4 Department Facilities and Services ......................................................................................A11
      A2.5 Policy on Smoking ................................................................................................................A11
      A2.6 Safety Policy Statement ........................................................................................................A11
A3 General Information on Curriculum ................................................................................................A14
      A3.1 Degree Programmes ............................................................................................................A14
      A3.2 Term Dates and Timetables .................................................................................................A14
      A3.3 On-Line Registration (WebSURF) and Advisers of Studies .................................................A14
      A3.4 Transfer Between Courses ...................................................................................................A15
      A3.5 List of Prizes and Bursaries ..................................................................................................A16
      A3.6 Study Abroad as Part of Socrates (Erasmus) .......................................................................A16
      A3.7 The Chartered Mechanical Engineer ....................................................................................A17
      A3.8 Examinations and Assessment of Performance...................................................................A18
      A3.9 Guide to the Grading Scheme ..............................................................................................A20
      A3.10 Progress Regulations .........................................................................................................A22
      A3.11 Appeals ...............................................................................................................................A23
      A3.12 Award of Degrees ...............................................................................................................A23
A4 Your Academic Responsibilities as a Student ................................................................................A25
      A4.1 Why your Success is Important ............................................................................................A25
      A4.2 You are Responsible for Your Success ................................................................................A25
      A4.3 Managing your Time .............................................................................................................A25
      A4.4 Your Responsibility to Attend Classes ..................................................................................A25
      A4.5 Your Responsibilities at Examinations..................................................................................A27
      A4.6 IT Skills .................................................................................................................................A27
A5 Programme Monitoring/Feedback ..................................................................................................A27

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     A5.1 Management .........................................................................................................................A27
     A5.2 Industrial Liaison Committee ................................................................................................A28
     A5.3 Department of Mechanical Engineering – Staff/Student Committee ....................................A28
A6 Comments ......................................................................................................................................A28
Section B
B1 Degrees in Mechanical Engineering.................................................................................................B1
     B1.1 Aims ........................................................................................................................................B1
     B1.2 Objectives ...............................................................................................................................B1
     B1.3 Curriculum ..............................................................................................................................B1
     B1.4 Engineering Science ...............................................................................................................B2
     B1.5 Engineering Practice...............................................................................................................B2
     B1.6 The Professional Engineer .....................................................................................................B2
     B1.7 Final Year Projects .................................................................................................................B2
B2 Mechanical Engineering — MEng Curriculum .................................................................................B3
B3 Mechanical Engineering — MEng (Accelerated Route) Curriculum ................................................B5
B4 Mechanical Engineering — BEng and BSc (Hons) Curriculum ........................................................B5
Section C
C1 Degrees in Mechanical Engineering (European Curriculum) .......................................................... C1
     C1.1 Aims....................................................................................................................................... C1
     C1.2 Overview................................................................................................................................ C1
     C1.3 Strengths of the Degree Programme .................................................................................... C1
C2 Mechanical Engineering (European Curriculum) — MEng Curriculum ........................................... C2
C3 Mechanical Engineering (European Curriculum) — MEng (Accelerated Route) Curriculum .......... C2
C4 Mechanical Engineering (European Curriculum) — BEng and BSc (Hons) Curriculum ................. C2
Section D
D1 Degrees in Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics .................................................................... D1
     D1.1 Aims....................................................................................................................................... D1
     D1.2 Objectives .............................................................................................................................. D1
D2 Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics — MEng Curriculum ..................................................... D2
D2 Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics — MEng (Accelerated Route) Curriculum .................... D4
D3 Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics — BEng and BSc (Hons) Degree Curriculum .............. D4
Section E
E1 Degrees in Mechanical Design Engineering ....................................................................................E1
     E1.1 Aims ........................................................................................................................................E1
     E1.2 Objectives ...............................................................................................................................E1
     E1.3 Structure of the Degree Programme ......................................................................................E1
E2 Mechanical Design Engineering — MEng Curriculum .....................................................................E3
E3 Mechanical Design Engineering — MEng (Accelerated Route) Curriculum ....................................E5
E4 Mechanical Design Engineering — BEng and BSc (Hons) Curriculum ...........................................E5



Section F

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F1 Degrees in Product Design Engineering .......................................................................................... F1
      F1.1 Aims ........................................................................................................................................ F1
      F1.2 Objectives ............................................................................................................................... F1
      F1.3 Structure of the Degree Programme ...................................................................................... F1
      F1.4 Transfer between Degree Programmes ................................................................................. F1
F2 Product Design Engineering — MEng Curriculum ........................................................................... F2
F3 Product Design Engineering — MEng (Accelerated Route) Curriculum .......................................... F3
F4 Product Design Engineering — BEng and BSc (Hons) Curriculum ................................................. F3
F5 Product Design Engineering — BSc (Ord) Curriculum .................................................................... F3
Section G
G1 Book List ......................................................................................................................................... G1




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