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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2005 - 2006

Module Title Project (Masters)
Module Code MM542
School School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

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Level 5 Credit Rating 15
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
To give the students the opportunity to use their theoretical knowledge and practical experience to carry out a substantial practical project.

Learning Outcomes
7 have the experience of researching and investigating a mechanical/manufacturing topic 7 develop design skills, apply theory with practical constraints 7 be able to communicate effectively the results of the research in a written report 7 be able to design and plan a project and manage the time involved to complete the report by a given deadline.

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 0
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 225

Total 225
Assume that a 15 credit module load represents approximately 225 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
· Literature survey/research · Analysis of the problem · Proposed solution · Implementation of solution · Testing/results · Documentation of outcomes
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Essential: 1. Guidelines will be provided Supplementary: 1. Badiru, A.B, Project management for research : a guide for engineering and science, 1996, Chapman & Hall.
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