BSc(Eng) in Electro-Mechanical Engineering
Programme Convenor: Associate Professor Brandon Collier-Reed, PrEng MSc(Eng) PhD Cape Town M(SA)IMechE SAARMSTE ASEE
The undergraduate BSc(Eng) degree programmes in Mechanical Engineering and Electro-Mechanical Engineering have a common First and Second Year Curriculum. Note: Students make a choice of which programme to pursue prior to the beginning of their Third Year of study.
Common First Year Core Courses
|CEM1008F||Chemistry for Engineers||16|
Common Second Year Core Courses
|EEE2030F||Electrical Engineering I||12|
|EEE2031S||Electrical Engineering II||12|
|MEC2025F||Mechanics of Solids||12|
|MEC2042F||Materials of Science in Engineering||12|
Following the common First/Second Years of Curriculum a candidate shall complete approved courses of a value required to bring the total to a minimum of 576 credits and shall comply with all the prescribed curriculum requirements.
Third Year Core Courses
|EEE3044S||Energy Conservation and Utilisation||8|
|EEE3061W||Mechatronics Design I||12|
|EEE3070S||Measurement and Microprocessors||8|
|MAM2082F||Computer Programming in Matlab||8|
|MEC3023F||Mecahincs of Solids||12|
|MEC3035S||Computer Integrated Manufacture and Robotics||8|
|MEC3037S||Professional Communication Studies and Dev||12|
Fourth Year Core Engineering Courses
|MEC4053Z||Measurement and Control in Engineering Systems||16|
|MEC4061F/Z||Individual Laboratory/Research Project||48|
|Fourth year Core Complementary Studies Course|
|Fourth Year Elective Complementary Studies Courses|
|MEC4051Z||New Venture Planning||8|
|MEC4054Z||Quality Reliability and Maintenance Managment||12|
Students must select a minimum of 24 credits of Complementary Studies courses from the list above, or with the approval of the Programme Convenor, any course offered by faculties other than the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment and the Faculty of Science, as long as such courses meet ECSA's definition of a complementary studies course.
Fourth Year Elective Core Courses
Any third or fourth level courses offered by the Departments of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering are suitable for inclusion as elective courses if the prerequisites for the courses are satisfied and they can be fitted into the timetable without clashes. These are listed in the 'Courses Offered' section of the Faculty's handbook under EEE and MEC. Students must select sufficient elective courses to bring their total to at least 576 credits.