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SEM111 - Engineering Materials 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Junior Nomani

Prerequisite:VCE Mathematical Methods 3 and 4 or equivalent
Corequisite:SEE010
Incompatible with:

SEJ102 and SEJ103

Contact hours:

Campus: Weeks 1 – 8: 3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Week 8 – 11: online elective module. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

This unit covers the main classes of materials, their basic structure and the way in which the structure determines their mechanical and functional properties.  Case-studies will be used to highlight the basis for selecting a material and how the structure can be manipulated to improve performance in specific applications. The unit will also introduce students to research processes through independent learning activities associated with engineering materials.

Assessment

Design-based assignment 25%, literature research assignment 25%, examination 50%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the literature research assignment.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3696$3772

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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