Core Module Information
Module title: Engineering Design

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC09730
Module leader: Norman Harris
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

Review of the design process and product design specifications, mechanical systems design, Functional Analysis and function structures, machine elements, engineering design codes and standards, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Value Analysis, Design for Manufacture.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: analyse a set of requirements, produce appropriate design concepts to meet them, and make informed judgements on the adequacy of alternative proposals.
LO2: develop an efficient design embodiment for an engineering system. LO3: produce detail designs to appropriate standards.
LO4: appropriately select and apply a number of formal engineering design methods

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CHINA
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Norman Harris
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 13
Face To Face Tutorial 26
Face To Face Seminar 26
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 133
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 30 1-4 6 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Practical Skills Assessment 30 1-4 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 40 1-4 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Engineering Design