Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (JPT/BPP(R/521/6/0080)11/19) PDF Print E-mail

1. Introduction

The focus of this programme is on the application of engineering principles to the design, development and manufacturing of mechanical devices and systems. The curriculum will teach  students to be creative and innovative in design analysis and operation management of mechanical design systems.


2. Programme Educational Objectives

  • To produce technically qualified Mechanical Engineers with the potential to become leaders of Energy and Manufacturing sectors.
  • To produce Mechanical Engineers who are committed to sustainable development of Energy and Manufacturing sectors for the betterment of society and nation.


3. Programme Outcomes

To produce graduates with the following outcomes :

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and specialized engineering in solving complex engineering problems.
  • Identify research literature, investigate, analyze, evaluate and formulate solutions to complex Mechanical Engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusion using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  • Undertake holistic design and development of complex Mechanical Engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Perform investigation into complex Mechanical Engineering using research based knowledge including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
  • Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.
  • Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  • Internalize and practice professional ethical principles with commitment to norms of engineering practices.
  • Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large.
  • Function effectively in multi-disciplinary engineering as an individual and in a group with the capacity to be a leader.
  • Recognize the need to undertake life-long learning and possess the capacity to adapt to technological changes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in project management, business acumen and entrepreneurship in multidisciplinary environments.


4. Graduation Requirements


In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical Engineering degree, students are required to obtain a minimum of 142 credit hours and a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

Summary of Courses Required for Graduation

Course Group (G)

Number of Credit Hours

N - National Requirement

9

U - University Requirement

14

CE - Common Engineering

26

M - Major

84

ME - Major Electives

9

TOTAL

142










5. Programme Curriculum Structure

SEMESTER 1

 

SEMESTER 2

Code

Courses

Cr

G

 

Code

Courses

Cr

G

MPW 2113/ MPW 2123

Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

3

N

MPW 2143 / MPW 2153

Islamic / Moral Studies

3

N

Kxx xxx1

Co-Curriculum I

1

U

Kxx xxx1

Co-Curriculum II

1

U

PCB 1012

Introduction To Oil & Gas Industry and Sustainable Development

2

U

FCM 1033

Vector Calculus

3

CE

LCB 1042

Academic  Writing

2

U

MCB 1033

Electrical Power and Machines

3

M

FCM 1023

Ordinary Differential Equations

3

CE

MCB 1043

Manufacturing Technology I

3

M

MCB 1012

Introduction to Material Science

2

M

MCB 1053

Statics

3

M

MCB 1023

Engineering Drawing

3

M

 

Credit Hours

16

 

Credit Hours

16



SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

Code

Courses

Cr

G

Code

Courses

Cr

G

Kxx xxx1

Co-Curriculum III

1

U

Kxx xxx1

Co-Curriculum IV

1

U

HCB 2033

Professional Communication Skills

3

U

CCB 2012

Health, Safety and Environment

2

CE

TCB 2073

Structured Programming and Database Systems

3

CE

FCM 2063

Probability and Statistics

3

CE

MCB 2013

Fluid Mechanics I

3

M

MCB 2043

Dynamics

3

M

MCB 2023

Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics I

3

M

MCB 2053

Fluid Mechanics II

3

M

MCB 2034

Solid Mechanics

4

M

MCB 2063

Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics II

3

M

Credit Hours

17

 

Credit Hours

15



SEMESTER 5

SEMESTER 6

Code

Courses

Cr

G

Code

Courses

Cr

G

GCB 2033

Introduction to Management

3

CE

MCB 3053

Engineering Team Project

3

CE

MCB 3013

Control Systems

3

M

MCB 3063

Computer Aided Engineering

3

M

MCB 3023

Engineering Materials

3

M

MCB 3073

Manufacturing Technology II

3

M

MCB 3033

Heat Transfer

3

M

MCB 3083

Mechanical Engineering Design

3

M

MCB 3043

Mechanics of Machines

3

M

MCB 3092

Mechatronics

2

M

 

 

 

 

MCB 3103

Vibrations

3

M

Credit Hours

15

 

Credit Hours

17



INDUSTRIAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Code

Courses

Cr

G

ICB 3037 Industrial Training (14 weeks) 7 M

ICB 3047

Industrial Project (14 weeks) 7

M

Credit Hours

14

YEAR 4 / SEMESTER 7

 

YEAR 4 / SEMESTER 8

Code

Courses

Cr

G

 

Code

Courses

Cr

G

MPW 2133

Malaysian Studies

3

N

VCB 4043

Engineers in Society

3

CE

HCBxxx3/ LCB xxx3

Social Science/Humanities Elective

3

U

MCB 4033

Mechanical Systems Design II

3

M

GCB 3173

Engineering Economics and Entrepreneurship

3

CE

MCB 4044

Final Year Project II

4

M

MCB 4012

Mechanical Systems Design I

2

M

MCB 4xx3

Major Elective II

3

ME

MCB 4022

Final Year Project I

2

M

MCB 4xx3

Major Elective III

3

ME

MCB 4xx3

Major Elective I

3

ME

 

 

 

 

Credit Hours

16

 

Credit Hours

16




TOTAL CREDIT HOURS : 142



5.1 Major Electives (ME)

Choose any of the following sets of Major Elective’s areas (set A, B, C, D, E or F) for Major Elective I, II and III.

A.

Automotive

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Internal Combustion Engine

MCB 4113

ME

3

2

Vehicle Dynamics

MCB 4123

ME

3

3

Vehicle and Chassis Design

MCB 4133

ME

3



B.

Energy

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Energy Conversion

MCB 4213

ME

3

2

Energy Management

MCB 4223

ME

3

3

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

MCB 4233

ME

3



C.

Manufacturing

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Automation and Robotics

MCB 4313

ME

3

2

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

MCB 4323

ME

3

3

Manufacturing Systems

MCB 4333

ME

3



D.

Materials

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Nano Materials

MCB 4413

ME

3

2

Corrosion Engineering

MCB 4423

ME

3

3

Failure Analysis and Non-Destructive Examination

MCB 4433

ME

3



E.

Deepwater Engineering

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Flow Assurance in Pipelines and Flow-lines

MCB 4513

ME

3

2

Sub-sea Engineering

MCB 4523

ME

3

3

Offshore Structures

VCB 4113

ME

3



F.

Facilities and Plant Engineering

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Facilities Engineering, Transport and Storage

MCB 4613

ME

3

2

Plant Equipment Design

MCB 4623

ME

3

3

Plant Equipment Maintenance and Reliability

MCB 4633

ME

3



5.2 Minor in Management

A Minor in Management is made available to all Engineering students who are interested to enhance their knowledge in management and business. However, the option to do the Minor in Management is at the students’ discretion and is not compulsory. The credit hours will be over and above the graduation requirements of 142 hours.

Minor in Management (For Engineering Programme only)

Course Name

Code

G

Cr

1

Business Accounting

GCB 1013

Em

3

2

Management and Organizational Behaviour

GCB 1033

Em

3

3

Principles of Marketing

GCB 1043

Em

3

4

Principles of Finance

GCB 1053

Em

3

5

Business and Entrepreneurship

GCB 3093

Em

3

 

Note:

Code C

:

Please refer to Chemical Engineering Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code E

:

Please refer to Electrical & Electronic Engineering Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code F

:

Please refer to Fundamental & Applied Sciences Department for Course Synopsis

Code K

:

Please refer to Credited Co-Curriculum Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code P

:

Please refer to Petroleum Engineering Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code Q

:

Please refer to Petroleum Geoscience Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code S

:

Please refer to Business & Information System Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code T

:

Please refer to Information & Communication Technology Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code V

:

Please refer to Civil Engineering Programme for Course Synopsis.

Code  L, G, H, MPW

:

Please refer to Management & Humanities Department for Course Synopsis.



6. Career Prospects

Mechanical engineers are employed in various industries such as the automotive and manufacturing industry. The job involves among other, designing of mechanical components and devices, supervising as well as maintaining production. Mechanical engineers are also in demand in the oil & gas sector, and power related industries.