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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Graduation Project I

  • Course Code :
    MKT 500
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

• Introduce critical thinking and scientific methodology in problem solving. • Train student to focus on problem analysis, make wide review of previous art, and evaluate previous solutions. • Train students to design and simulate a new Mechatronics system.  

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Graduation Project I

Conceptual Design: Students follow systematic design approach, apply project planning and scheduling techniques, devise analytical, computational and/or experimental solutions, and design and build their own test-rig. Students attend technical seminars and learn to interact with speakers and at the end of the semester; they are required to present a seminar on the project status, progress and future work.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1. Demonstrate a technique for a computer aided graphical representation for the project topics considered.
2- a2. Tell topics related to humanitarian interests, moral issues, respect for diversity and general knowledge from other disciplines.
3- a3. Identify basics of information and communication technology (ICT).
4- a4. Describe basics of English technical language.
5- a5. Describe fundamentals of technical report writing considering one of the standard format.
6- a6. Define characteristics of engineering materials including material structure and properties.
7- a7. Quote principles of design including elements design, process and/or a system related to Mechatronics.
8- a8. Describe quality assurance systems, codes of practice and standards, health and safety requirements and environmental issues.
9- a9. Describe current engineering technologies as related to Mechatronics including modern techniques in sensors, actuators, control units and their interfaces.
10- a10. Identify the professional ethics and impacts of engineering solutions on society and environment
11- a11. Describe the contemporary engineering topics.
12- a12. Define fundamentals of problem identification, formulation and solution in the inter-disciplinary fields of Mechatronics
13- a13. Describe the principles of sustainable design and development

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1. Solve engineering problems, often on the basis of limited and possibly contradicting information.
2- b2. Judge engineering decisions considering balanced costs, benefits, safety, quality, reliability, and environmental impact.
3- b3. Incorporate economic, societal, environmental dimensions and risk management in design.
4- b4. Analyse results of numerical models and assess their limitations.
5- b5. Create systematic and methodical approaches when dealing with new and advanced technology.
6- b6. Design Mechanical systems considering modern techniques including modern CAD tools.
7- b7. Analyse electrical and electronics including logic circuits, and microprocessor based systems.
8- b8. Identify at an appropriate level the design, production, interfacing and software needs of different parts of Mechatronics systems.
9- b9. Create solutions to mechatronics systems especially to manufacturing, maintenance and interfacing problems in a creative way, taking account of industrial and commercial constraints.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Construct engineering graphics to visualize various engineering applications including computer aided drafting.
2- c2. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, information technology, design, business context and engineering practice integrally to identify, formulate and solve engineering and field problems related to Mechatronics.
3- c3. Carry out specialized engineering designs for a process, component or system
4- c4. Apply the principles of sustainable design and development.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Work in stressful environment and within constraints
2- d2. Communicate effectively.
3- d3. Demonstrate efficient IT capabilities
4- d4. Lead and motivate individuals
5- d5. Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources
6- d6. Search for information and engage in life-long self-learning discipline
7- d7. Acquire entrepreneurial skills
8- d8. Refer to relevant literatures


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to project steps (Planning- Designing- Making- Finishing & Testing-Documentations) - Mechatronics system design process 6 0 6
Teams & project task selection. 2 0 2
Proposal with time plan 4 0 4
Literature survey of previous work - brain storming. 18 0 18
Alternative solutions evaluation 4 0 4
Design & analysis. 18 0 18
Report writing & Poster design. 4 0 4
Presentation 4 0 4

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Discussion ( Brain storming)
Experiential learning
Project
Collaborative Research

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
1st mid term 10.00 6
2nd mid term 10.00 11
Final Exam 40.00 16
Oral Exam 25.00 16
Participation and presentations 15.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Course notes :

Lecture notes on the course Moodle page, FUE website

Recommended books :

1. Text Book: MIT Guide for Science and Engineering Communication, Zimmerman and Paradise, MIT press. Second edition. 2- Recommended Readings: Critical Thinking and Innovation Mechatronics Handbook.

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