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SEV415 - Infrastructure Engineering

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Carol Boyle
Prerequisite:

Must have passed at least 22 credit points from S460, S461, S462, S463, S465.  For students enrolled in S752: Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

Weeks 1-4, 6-7x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week; weeks 5 & 8-112 x 2 hour seminars per week.  Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester. 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

3 x 1 hour classes per week (wk 1-4, 6&7) (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week.  Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on 1 day during the trimester intensive week which aligns with the team design presentation. 

Content

This capstone unit will enable students to work in teams to design a complex infrastructure engineering project.  Project management, stakeholder engagement, complex decision making and sustainability, environmental, social and life-cycle costs of integrated infrastructure design will be covered and incorporated into a real world engineering infrastructure development project.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit
successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Conceptualise and integrate engineering and contextual sub discipline knowledge into designing innovative infrastructure solutions for a complex infrastructure engineering project

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO7: Teamwork
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO2

Demonstrate professional written and oral communication
evaluation and review skills in the design and delivery of an engineering project

GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO3

Develop a plan to manage a complex engineering project using project management skills

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO7: Teamwork
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO4

Assess and incorporate feedback into revising  and upgrading concepts, design and planning for a complex infrastructure engineering project

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO7: Teamwork
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO5

Develop and maintain a professional diary detailing professional and individual activities contributing to the project team outcome

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO6: Self-management
GLO7: Teamwork
GLO8: Global citizenship

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Weighting (% total mark for unit) Indicative due week
Team project proposal and pitch Collaborative 15-minute presentation, and 3,000-word proposal 20% Week 5
Team preliminary design presentation and report Collaborative presentation, and 30,000-word maximum report 40% Week 9
Team detailed design and documentation Collaborative design and written report, 30,000-word maximum 20% Week 12
Professional engineering diary portfolio Weekly journal entry 20% Week 12

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible for a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 50% in the team detailed design and document (team) and a mark of at least 50% in the professional engineering diary portfolio. 

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SEV415 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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