Focus Areas

The five focuses stipulated in the syllabus of the BEng in Mechanical Engineering programme for student admitted in 2021-2022 and thereafter:

A student may choose to claim any of the following five Focuses, provided that he/she must have taken at least FOUR courses under the corresponding Focus.

(I) Robotics, Drones and Control (6 courses available)

MECH3406    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

► MECH3416           Fundamentals of Aeronautical Engineering

► MECH3433           Robotics, Drones and Autonomous Ground Vehicles

► MECH4404           Automatic Control

► MECH4427           Innovative Design and Unmanned Aerial Systems

► MECH4428           Sound and Vibration

(II) Aerospace Engineering (6 courses available)

► MECH3416           Fundamentals of Aeronautical Engineering

► MECH3433           Robotics, Drones and Autonomous Ground Vehicles

► MECH4414           Materials for Engineering Applications

► MECH4415           Applied Stress and Strength Analysis

► MECH4421           Viscous Flow

► MECH4427           Innovative Design and Unmanned Aerial Systems

(III) Intelligent Built Environments (6 courses available)

► MECH3429           Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

► MECH3430           Fire Protection in Buildings

► MECH3431           Utility Services in Buildings

► MECH4409           Energy Conversion Systems

► MECH4423           Building Energy Management and Control Systems

► ELEC4149             Basic Lighting Engineering

 

(IV) Materials Science and Engineering (6 courses available)

► MECH4411           Heat Transfer

► MECH4414           Materials for Engineering Applications

► MECH4415           Applied Stress and Strength Analysis

► MECH4421           Viscous Flow

► BMED3600           Biomaterials Science and Engineering

► ELEC3347             Electronic Materials and Quantum Physics

 

(V) Energy and Environmental Engineering (6 courses available)

► MECH3420           Air Pollution Control

► MECH4409           Energy Conversion Systems

► MECH4411           Heat Transfer

► MECH4423           Building Energy Management and Control Systems

► CIME2101             Water and Air Quality: Concepts and Measurement

► CIVL3115              Solids and Hazardous Waste Management

 

Remarks: In principle, double counting is not permissible.  A particular Elective Course shall be counted towards one Focus Area only. A student can claim two or more Focus Areas provided that no course is being counted twice.