Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering
(B.Eng. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS1067 Computer Programming for Engineers 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR1112 Technical Report Writing 2 ECTS (NC)
EPC1102 Electrical Engineering Technology 5 ECTS
MAT1801 Mathematics for Engineers 1 4 ECTS
MEC1101 Engineering Mechanics - Statics 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE1101 Engineering Drawing 5 ECTS (NC)
MME1201 Fundamentals of Material Science 1 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ESE1231 Fundamentals of Electronics 5 ECTS
MAT1802 Mathematics for Engineers 2 4 ECTS
MEC1401 Mechanics of Materials 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC1405 Thermodynamics 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE1202 Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Machining 5 ECTS (NC)
MME1202 Physical Metallurgy and Diffusion 5 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for Regular Progression to Year II: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

By the end of Year II students are required to choose one of three streams namely:

Applied Materials in Engineering
Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR2101 Engineering Systems and Components 4 ECTS (NC)
MEC2102 Engineering Mechanics - Particle Dynamics 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC2340 Fluid Mechanics 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE2004 Computer Aided Engineering Design (CAED) 4 ECTS (NC)
IME2102 Engineering Metrology 4 ECTS (NC)
MME2203 Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Materials 5 ECTS (NC)
SOR1211 Probability 2 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR2201 Public Speaking 2 ECTS
MEC2201 Machine Dynamics 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE2201 Advanced Manufacturing Processes 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE2204 Manufacturing Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
MME2205 Fundamentals of Material Science 2 4 ECTS (NC)
MME2206 Materials Selection 4 ECTS (NC)
SCE2201 Numerical Methods for Engineers 4 ECTS
SOR1221 Sampling and Estimation 2 ECTS




Requirement for Regular Progression to Year III: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

All students must register for the following common compulsory study-units. In addition to these study-units, students must register for the compulsory study-units and elective study-units defined under the respective stream to bring their total for the year to 60 ECTS.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MFE3105 Engineering Design 10 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

ENR3010 Sustainable Engineering 4 ECTS (NC)
MAT3815 Mathematics for Engineers 3 4 ECTS
MEC2308 Mechanics of Materials 2 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE3103 Introduction to Mechatronic Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
MME3101 Material Degradation 4 ECTS (NC)
MME3205 Joining Processes 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

No electives are being offered

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

MAT3815 Mathematics for Engineers 3 4 ECTS
MEC2307 Thermodynamics 2 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC2308 Mechanics of Materials 2 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC2341 Fluid Mechanics 2 5 ECTS (NC)
MME3101 Material Degradation 4 ECTS (NC)
SCI3101 Linear Programming and Fourier Transforms 2 ECTS

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering (Students are to choose 5 ECTS from the list given here):

MEC3010 Naval Architecture 5 ECTS
MFE3103 Introduction to Mechatronic Systems 5 ECTS
MME3205 Joining Processes 5 ECTS

Compulsory Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

ENR3010 Sustainable Engineering 4 ECTS
MFE3103 Introduction to Mechatronic Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
MME3101 Material Degradation 4 ECTS (NC)
MME3205 Joining Processes 5 ECTS (NC)
SCE3114 Introduction to Control Engineering 5 ECTS
SCI3101 Linear Programming and Fourier Transforms 2 ECTS

Elective Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

No electives are being offered



Semester 2

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

MEC3201 Finite Element Analysis 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE3207 Quality Management and Control 5 ECTS (NC)
MME3202 Chemical Principles for Engineers 4 ECTS (NC)
MME3201 Engineering Materials 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MME3213 Introduction to Surface Engineering 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

No electives are being offered

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

MEC3006 Vibration Analysis 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC3103 Heat Transfer 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC3108 Fluid Mechanics 3 5 ECTS (NC)
MEC3201 Finite Element Analysis 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

No electives are being offered

Compulsory Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

MFE3207 Quality Management and Control 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE3208 Digital Manufacturing 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Students are to choose 15 ECTS from the list given here):

MEC3006 Vibration Analysis 5 ECTS
MEC3202 Thermo-fluids for Manufacturing 5 ECTS
MFE3002 Sustainable Manufacturing 5 ECTS
MFE3109 Polymer and Composite Manufacturing Techniques 5 ECTS
MFE3203 Mechatronic System Technologies and Design 5 ECTS
MME3201 Engineering Materials 1 5 ECTS
MME3210 Materials Processing Techniques 5 ECTS




Requirement for Regular Progression to Year IV: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR FOUR

All students must register for the following common compulsory study-units. In addition to these study-units, students must register for the compulsory study-units and elective study-units defined under the respective stream to bring their total for the year to 60 ECTS.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR4200 Engineering Project 20 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

MME3207 Mechanics of Material Failure 5 ECTS (NC)
SCE3114 Introduction to Control Engineering 5 ECTS

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering (Students are to choose 15 ECTS from the list given here):

MME3211 Principles of Material Characterization 5 ECTS
MME4102 Engineering Materials 2 5 ECTS
MME4109 Introduction to Biomaterials 5 ECTS
MME4216 Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials 5 ECTS

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

MEC3400 Environmental Engineering 5 ECTS (NC)
SCE3114 Introduction to Control Engineering 5 ECTS

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering (Students are to choose 15 ECTS from the list given here):

MEC4001 Biomechanics 5 ECTS
MEC4002 Engineering Analysis of Composite Structures 5 ECTS
MEC4009 Computational Mechanics 5 ECTS
MEC4010 Structural Integrity 5 ECTS
MEC4011 Power Plants 5 ECTS
MEC4012 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning 5 ECTS
MEC4013 Computational Fluid Dynamics 5 ECTS
MEC4014 Applied Mechanics of Cracked Bodies 5 ECTS
MEC4015 Water Treatment Technology 5 ECTS
MEC4016 Maritime Hydrodynamics, Manoeuvrability and Interaction 5 ECTS
MEC4017 Maritime Resistance and Propulsion 5 ECTS
MEC4018 Ship Structures 5 ECTS
MEC4019 Compressible Aerodynamics and Propulsion Theory for Aerospace 5 ECTS
MEC4100 Robotics 5 ECTS

Compulsory Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

MFE3107 Industrial Automation 5 ECTS (NC)
MFE4110 Maintenance Management 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Students are to choose 15 ECTS from the list given here):

MEC4100 Robotics 5 ECTS
MFE4210 Introduction to Tool Design and Manufacture 5 ECTS
MFE4211 Artificial Intelligence in Engineering 5 ECTS
MFE4212 Computer Simulation in Product and Process Development 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR3006 Professional Issues in Engineering 3 ECTS
ENR3301 Engineering Management 5 ECTS
ENR4201 Entrepreneurship for Engineers 2 ECTS

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

MME3210 Materials Processing Techniques 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Materials in Engineering

No electives are being offered

Compulsory Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

MFE3207 Quality Management and Control 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Applied Mechanics and Thermofluids Engineering

No electives are being offered

Compulsory Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

MFE4213 Quality and Reliability Engineering 5 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units for students choosing Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

No electives are being offered



Requirement for successful completion of Year IV: 60 ECTS credits
Requirement for award of B. Eng (Hons) degree: 240 ECTS credits

This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019' and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - B.Eng. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Engineering.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 30 September 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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