Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Engineering Practice (APSC 100)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Clapham
Next Session: FW2016


This course introduces fundamental professional engineering skills and provides an opportunity to apply engineering science and mathematics content in situations emulating professional practice. It consists of three modules:

  • Module 1. Problem analysis and modeling;
  • Module 2. Experimentation and measurement;
  • Module 3: Engineering design

The course provides an introduction to personal learning styles, team dynamics, oral and written presentation skills, laboratory data collection, analysis and presentation, project management, information management, problem analysis and modeling, numeric computation, economics, design methodologies, and workplace safety.

Lecture: Yes, Lab: Yes, Tutorial: Yes

Academic Units:

Mathematics: 6
Natural Sciences: 16
Complementary Studies: 40
Engineering Science: 40
Engineering Design: 30

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