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Unit description

Applies a systems-based engineering approach to analysis and design of smart infrastructure and places. Smart transport, buildings, precincts, safety, security and health infrastructure are explored from an infrastructure systems design perspective. A scenario-based learning approach is used to guide students in applying a range of practical tools and techniques along with skills in systems analysis, engineering design and project management to a real industry-based engineering project.

Unit content

Module 1: Overview of smart environments   

Module 2: Smart transport systems

Module 3: Smart buildings and precincts

Module 4: Smart health infrastructure

Module 5: Smart safety and security infrastructure

Module 6: Smart systems integration

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 employ a systems approach that integrates a detailed technical knowledge of project planning, design, information technology and construction management and latest trends with other relevant contextual factors to address a complex problem related to smart infrastructure and places
2evaluate and creatively apply advanced engineering methods, techniques, tools and resources to analyse and design solutions to a complex problem related to smart infrastructure and places
3select, define, successfully complete and communicate the outcomes from a complex project related to smart infrastructure and places
4self-assess conduct and performance as a professional engineer in contributing to the successful completion of a complex project related to smart infrastructure and places.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. employ a systems approach that integrates a detailed technical knowledge of project planning, design, information technology and construction management and latest trends with other relevant contextual factors to address a complex problem related to smart infrastructure and places
  2. evaluate and creatively apply advanced engineering methods, techniques, tools and resources to analyse and design solutions to a complex problem related to smart infrastructure and places
  3. select, define, successfully complete and communicate the outcomes from a complex project related to smart infrastructure and places
  4. self-assess conduct and performance as a professional engineer in contributing to the successful completion of a complex project related to smart infrastructure and places.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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