Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Students commencing in 2014, 2015, 2016 need to refer to transitional information available at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering transitional arrangements

Available in the dual major only.
Students must complete for the BE(Hons) (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Plan code: MEAERW2342), #64 comprising -

  1. #56, being all courses from part A - compulsory; and
  2. #4 from part B4 - advanced electives; and
  3. balance from electives

Part A - Compulsory

Year 1
4 units from

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
ENGG1211 4 Engineering Design, Modelling & Problem Solving [1]

and 4 units from

Course Code Units Course Title
[ MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
[ or
[ MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I
[ MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
[ or
[ MATH1072 2 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

and 4 units for

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics

Year 1 or Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
[ MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
[ or
[ MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
MECH2300 2 Structures & Materials
MECH2305 2 Introduction to Engineering Design and Manufacturing
MECH2410 2 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH2100 2 Machine Element Design
MECH2210 2 Intermediate Mechanical & Space Dynamics
MECH2700 2 Engineering Analysis I

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
MATH2010 1 Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations
MECH3300 2 Finite Element Method & Fracture Mechanics
MECH3400 2 Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
MECH3600 2 Engineering Management & Communication
STAT2201 1 Analysis of Engineering & Scientific Data

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH3100 2 Mechanical Systems Design
MECH3200 2 Advanced Dynamics & Vibrations
MECH3410 2 Fluid Mechanics
MECH3750 2 Engineering Analysis II

Year 4

Course Code Units Course Title
AERO4100 2 Aero Design and Manufacturing
AERO4450 2 Aerospace Propulsion
ENGG4900 2 Professional Practice and the Business Environment
METR4201 2 Control Engineering 1

and a minimum of 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG4011 6 Professional Engineering Project
MECH4500 4 Engineering Thesis [1]
MECH4501 4 Engineering Thesis [1]
MECH4552 4 Major Design Project [1]

Part B - Electives

B0 - Preparatory Mathematics & Science Courses

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [3]
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [2] [4]
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [5]

B1 - Introductory Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering
ENGG1600 2 Introduction to Research Practices - The Big Issues
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

Part B4 - Advanced Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
AERO4200 2 Flight Mechanics & Avionics
AERO4300 2 Aerospace Composites
AERO4470 2 Hypersonics & Rarefied Gas Dynamics
AERO4800 2 Space Engineering
MECH4480 2 Computational Fluid Dynamics

End notes

  • [1] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [2] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [3] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [4] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1071 and/or MATH1052 and/or MATH1072.
  • [5] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.