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Bachelor’s Degree Programme

(For intakes on Academic Year 2017/2018 or after)

Year 1

 

Credits

Compulsory Major Course:

 

EMEN1001

This course aims at preparing undergraduate engineering students to be able to understand and create technical drawings as a basic technique in engineering and scientific communication. The course seeks to develop the students’ effective utilization of computer-aided drafting software package for producing engineering drawings according to the international conventions and drawing standards.

1

EMEN1002

Introduction to auxiliary views, mechanical working drawing, gears, cams, intersection and developments, building services drawings and floor plan design.

Prerequisite: EMEN1001

1

EMEN1003

Interatomic bonding and crystalline structures, imperfections and diffusion in solids, mechanical properties, strengthening mechanisms, failure of materials, phase diagrams and phase transformations, heat treatment of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, types of engineering materials: metallic, ceramic, polymeric and composite materials.

3

EMEN1004

Force systems and equilibrium conditions with emphasis on engineering problems. Statics of particles and rigid bodies. Equivalent system of forces. Centroids and centers of gravity, Analysis of structures. Forces in beams and cables. Friction. Moments of inertia. Method of virtual work.

3

MATH1003

Definite integrals. Fundamental theorem of calculus. Applications of definite integrals. Approximations of definite integrals. Sequence and series. Power series and Taylor series.

Prerequisite: GEST1004

3

ECEN1008

This is a general physics course for engineering students. Firstly, kinematics will be introduced including straight line and plane motion. Then, the causes of motion will be elucidated and summarize into laws of force. Concepts of energy and work will be discussed with conservation law. Draw an analogy between translational and rotational motion. Laws of thermodynamics will also be studied.

3

 

 

 

Community and Peer Education Courses:

 

CPED1000

Residential College Experiential Learning

1

CPED1001

Physical Education I

0.5

CPED1002

Physical Education II

0.5

 

 

 

General Education Courses:

 

GELH1000

Chinese Language and Culture

3

GEST1004

Quantitative Reasoning for Science and Technology

3

1 GE Course (Science and Technology)

3

 

 

 

Languages and Skills Courses*:

 

EELC1001

Interactive English I

3

EELC1002

Interactive English II

3

CISC1000

3.0 credits (PASS or NO PASS course based on scheduled examination(s) – foundational course in Language and Skills with no face-to-face lectures, but 1 x 1 hour of Q&A tutorial per week). This online course introduces and explores the impact of information technology (IT) in our modern society. It is designed to provide the fundamentals and practices of an effective use of IT in our daily lives. The course introduces core information technology concepts through specific modules of learning design:

  • Module 1 introduces the fundamentals of IT, the Internet and the Web, connectivity and mobility, and important issues in computer privacy, security and ethics.
  • Module 2 focuses on software for computers and mobile devices, including related aspects of databases and information systems.
  • Module 3 explores computer hardware, including mobile devices, as well as computer communication and networking.

Course Website: https://www.fst.um.edu.mo/academics/courses/bsc-courses/cisc1000/

3

1 Languages and Skills Course*:

3

CHLL1000

University Chinese                                     or

 

PORT1000

Portuguese Language I – Introductory Portuguese

 

Total Credits

 

37

 

 

 

Year 2

 

Credits

Compulsory Major Courses: 

 

EMEN2000

Fundamental concepts of mechanics of deformable solids (static equilibrium, compatibility of deformation, and material constitutive behavior etc.) Stress and strain, uniaxial tension test, statically indeterminate structures, temperature effects and thermal stress, torsion of circular shafts, simple bending of beams, shear stresses in beams of different cross-sectional shapes, shear centre, combined stresses due to bending, torsion, shear and axial loads, transformation of stresses, failure criteria and stability and buckling.

Prerequisite: EMEN1004

3

EMEN2001

Fundamental principles of thermodynamics, foundation in fundamental thermodynamic phenomena including the first and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic properties, equations of state in real and ideal gases. Analysis of engineering systems, such as: gas turbine, compressor, propulsion systems, vapor and gas power cycle, refrigeration cycle, and automobile engines.

 

3

EMEN2002

Introduction to manufacturing industry. Manufacturing system, basic machine tool elements, metal cutting, turning, drilling, boring, milling, grinding, welding, hot and cold working, pressworking, thread and gear working, and nontraditional processes.

 

3

EMEN2003

Introduction to electrical engineering. Fundamentals of electric circuits. Analysis of electric networks. Computer-aided circuit analysis. AC power. Residential wiring and distribution of AC power. Introduction to electromechanics. Introduction to electric machines.

 

3

EMEN2004

This course will introduce to students the fundamentals and principles of kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. The topics covered include kinematics of particles and rigid bodies, kinetics of particles and rigid bodies, energy and momentum methods, systems of particles, plane motion of rigid bodies, and basics of mechanical vibrations.

3

EMEN2005

Introduction to the fundamentals of computational and numerical geometry for product design. Topics to be covered include design specification, representation and manipulation of curves and surfaces, solid modeling, geometric transformations, graphical visualization, tolerance analysis, and standards for data exchange. The lab practice with prevailing CAD packages enable students to intelligently use them for solving engineering design problems.

3

EMEN2006

Introduction to machine elements. Screws, fasteners and the design of nonpermanent joints. Welding and the design of permanent joints. Mechanical springs. Rolling-contact bearings. Lubrication and journal bearings. Gears. Clutches, brakes and couplings. Shaft design. Flexible mechanical elements. Mechanical design and assembly.

 

3

EMEN2007

Introduction to the knowledge of mechatronics, control and automation in industrial applications. Sensors and transducers. Signal conditioning. Digital signals. Switches, relays and power-control semiconductors. Motors and motor control. Microprocessor-based control. Programmable logic controllers.

 

3

MATH2000

Functions of two or more variables and their derivatives. Applications of partial derivatives. Multiple integrals. Vector fields and line integrals. Surface integrals. Analytic functions of a complex variable.

Prerequisite: GEST1004

3

MATH2001

Introduction to linear algebra. Linear differential equations. Fourier series and integrals. Laplace transform. Introduction to partial differential equations.

Prerequisite: MATH1003

3

 

 

 

Community and Peer Education Courses:

 

CPED1003

Communication Skills and Leadership

1

 

 

 

General Education Courses:

 

GEGA1000

Macao and Chinese Civilization

3

 

 

 

Languages and Skills Courses*:

 

EELC1003

Academic English

3

Total Credits

 

37

 

 

 

Year 3

Credits

Compulsory Major Courses:

 

EMEN3000

Basic management principles. Production and operation management. Production planning. Production control. Project management. Basic quality management and control. Facility planning. Job design. Business angle for product design and TQM concept.

 

3

EMEN3001

Introduction to basic fluid laws and their applications, fluid statics, conservation equations, continuity and linear momentum equations for control volumes, dimensional analysis, dynamic similarity, flow of incompressible fluids in pipes; boundary-layer concepts, effects of friction, measurement techniques.

Prerequisite: EMEN1004

 

3

EMEN3002

Introduction to control system. Dynamic models and dynamic response. Models of industrial control devices and systems. Feedback control, Routh stability. Root locus plots. The Nyquist stability criterion. Matlab simulation for control systems.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

 

3

EMEN3003

Fundamental of heat transfer, including one and two dimensional steady state heat conduction, transient heat conduction, numerical solutions for heat conduction problem, basic convective heat transfer and thermal radiation. Applications of heat transfer in engineering system.

Prerequisite: EMEN2001

 

3

EMEN3004

Computer organization, memory systems, input and output systems, buses, interfacing, communication mechanisms, interrupt mechanisms, computer networks, distributed systems, communication in distributed systems, D-A conversion, A-D conversion, computer process controls, building automation systems & controls.

3

EMEN3005

Industrial health and safety, Washington Accord and the qualification and criteria of professional engineers, professional ethics, bribery and corruption, social responsibilities of engineers. Technical writing skills.

1

 

 

 

General Education Courses:

 

GESB1001

Applied Ethics

1

GESB1002

Foundations of Moral Values

1

GESB1003

Law and Society

1

1 GE Course (Area of Global Awareness)

3

 

 

 

4 Required Electives^

12

Total Credits

 

34

 

 

 

Year 4

 

Credits

Compulsory Major Courses:

 

EMEN4000

An independent study under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Professional ethics, health, safety and environmental considerations in the engineering project.

6

STGC3000

Work-Integrated Education allows students to gain experience in areas relevant to their fields of study. The student will be encouraged to attend internship training first. If the students cannot attend the internship training due to any reasons, the student should engage in a research project under the supervision of a faculty member assigned by his/her home department.

3

 

 

 

General Education Courses:

 

1 GE Course (Area of Literature and Humanities)

3

1 GE Course (Area of Society and Behaviour)

3

 

 

 

6 Required Electives^

18

Total Credits

 

33

 

 

 

List of Required Elective Courses (3 credits for each course)

Stream A – Building Services

EMEN3008

Fundamentals of air conditioning and refrigeration. Psychometrics, cooling and heat load calculations, air conditioning systems, duct design, vapor compression and absorption systems, and the principles of cooling towers.

Prerequisite: EMEN3001 and EMEN3003

EMEN3012

Overview of electrical services in building, introduction to wiring regulations, fundamental principles and design applications of electrical wiring installations, electricity distribution in buildings, interconnection facilities, protective devices, protection against direct & indirect contacts, cable management, lightning protection, metering, earthling, bonding and reliability of electricity supply.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3018

Principles of sensors, controllers and actuators, building electronics, signal conditioning, networks and communication systems, instrument communication and telemetry, microprocessor based controllers and digital controls; overall systems planning and integration; sustainability and economics; energy conversion technologies, energy use in domestic/non-domestic buildings, design guides, energy management and energy auditing.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3025

Fire Engineering is concerned with the applications of scientific and technical principles to the growth, mitigation, and suppression of fire. This includes the effects of fire on people, on structures, on commodities, and on operations. The identification of fire hazards and their risk, relative to the cost of protection, is an important aspect of fire safety design. The fire engineering course mainly covers the fundamental knowledge of fire dynamics and fire modeling. Moreover, the modern fire protection technology such as fire sprinkler and alarm systems, exit and smoke control systems, and the active and passive protection systems is also included in the course. Besides, the plumbing services for fire suppression systems and buildings are also introduced.

 

EMEN3030

Any specialized topic in Electromechanical Engineering chosen by the staff member who has experienced in that particular field, but the topic is not covered by other undergraduate courses in the Electromechanical Engineering Programme.

 

EMEN3036

This course focuses on typical extra-low-voltage electrical systems, their applications in buildings and applications in property management.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3037

Facilities management blends the technical demands of building services with managerial responsibilities. The course will build up core competencies that make up the facility management profession, including planning, design, maintenance and sustainability. It ensures the efficient functioning of buildings through integrating people, space, processes and technology. Facility management covers facility location and layout design, intelligent maintenance management, Sustainable facilities management, Service management, quality assessment, and information technology. The students will be trained to gain an understanding of the diverse technologies and decision-making processes in facility management.

EMEN3038

This course covers a wide range of lighting systems and their applications in illuminating buildings indoors and outdoors. The subject aims at enabling students to identify, analyze and evaluate basic components and features in lighting systems; and then to apply these components appropriately in building lighting design.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

 

Stream B – Energy, Engineering Design & Control

EMEN3009

Introduction to the guidance in the practice of vibration and noise control. Fundamentals of mechanical vibration and sound waves. Industrial noise and vibration control, interaction between sound wave and solid structures, and statistical energy analysis in noise and vibration. Measurements and signal analysis of noise and vibration.

 

EMEN3010

The purpose and role of variables, constants, and procedures in application programming, control programme execution with decision control and looping structures. Concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP).

 

EMEN3013

AC power, magnetic circuits, principles of electro-magnetism and electro-mechanics, principles of motors and generators, dc machines, synchronous machines, induction machines, dc-dc converters, dc-ac inverters, electric drive systems, variable voltage variable frequency drive systems.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3014

Basic principles of electronics components and operations of measuring instruments, transducers and signal conditioning techniques. Voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeters, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, probes, bridges, diodes, bipolar junction transistors (BJT), operational amplifiers (Op Amp), transducers, noise, and filters.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3015

Basics of formulating problems in statics, dynamics and heat transfer into finite-element (FE) models. Data pre-processing and post-processing. Use of commercial FE software (ANSYS). Various types of elements: spring element, bar element, Bernoulli and Timoshenko beam elements, truss element, frame element, 3-noded and 6-noded triangular elements, 4-noded quadrilateral element, axisymmetric element and plate element. Isoparametric transformation. Strengths and weaknesses of the various elements. Derivations of elements will be based on different methods, such as the direct stiffness method and the principle of potential energy.

Prerequisite: EMEN2000 and EMEN2004

EMEN3016

Fundamentals of internal combustion engines. Emission control. Ancillaries. Electronic control units. Transmissions and driveline. Steering systems. Suspensions. Brakes and tires. Engine and vehicle performance tests. Fundamentals of motor vehicle diagnosis and service. Introduction to electric/hybrid vehicles, alternative fuels and fuel-cell technology.

 

EMEN3019

Engine classification. Engine components. Operating characteristics. Engine cycles. Fuels. Air and fuel induction. Combustion. Modelling of engines. Exhaust flow. Engine cooling. Friction and lubrication. Emissions and air pollution. Engine management systems.

Prerequisite: EMEN2001

EMEN3023

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics. Introduction of finite difference method, finite element method, and Lattice Boltzmann method. Macroscopic, microscopic and mesoscopic length scales. Isothermal and Non-Isothermal incompressible fluid flows. Multi-phase and multi-component flows. Computational fluid dynamics for porous media.

 

EMEN3026

Introduction. Robot terminology. Spatial descriptions and transformations. Manipulator kinematics. Jacobians and static forces. Trajectory generation. Linear and nonlinear control of manipulators. Application of various robots.

 

EMEN3028

Modelling of engineering problems and introduction of algorithms/methods for obtaining their optimal solutions. The topics include constrained and unconstrained objective functions, simplex method for linear programming, duality analysis, integer programming, mixed programming, linear and non-linear programming, sensitivity analysis, steepest decent method, conjugate gradient method, conjugate direction method, newton’s method, and Lagrange multiplier method. The use of computer software programmes (e.g., LINDO and MathCAD) for solving optimisation problems will be covered in this course also.

 

EMEN3031

Any specialized topic in Electromechanical Engineering chosen by the staff member who has experienced in that particular field, but the topic is not covered by other undergraduate courses in the Electromechanical Engineering Programme.

EMEN3033

Synthesis of linkage-type mechanisms using graphical and computer methods. Introduction to mechanisms and simple machines. More on machines and mechanisms. Planar and spatial mechanisms. Kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms. Links. Frames and kinematic chains. Skeleton outline. Pairs. Higher pairs. Lower pairs and linkages. Kinematic analysis and synthesis. Basic kinematics of constrained rigid bodies. Planar linkages. Cams. Gears. Other mechanisms.

EMEN3035

Electric vehicle (EV) is a collective term for battery-powered EV, hybrid EV, plug-in hybrid EV and fuel-cell EV. At present, almost all automobile manufacturers and many electric power utilities have their individual EVs or development programs on EVs. Therefore, the demand for well-trained engineers serving this EV sector has already been significant. With the increasing acceptance of EVs n Macau, this demand will be greatly increased in the coming years. The purposes of the course are:

  • To provide students with up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge on various EV technologies
  • Provide the necessary skills for students to serve the accelerating EV industry and a good foundation for further research on these technologies
  • Understanding the concept of system considerations, system level design and optimization.

Prerequisite: EMEN2003

EMEN3040

Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and chaos. Strange attractors; Discrete and continuous chaotic systems; Bifurcation theory and universality; Sensitivity on initial conditions; Stability analysis of nonlinear systems; Lyapunov exponents; Poincaré maps; Fractal dimensions; Phase space reconstruction; Control and synchronization.

Prerequisite: MATH2001

EMEN3041

To make products components that are safe, economical and technically-sound, engineers have to be aware of the importance of materials selection in the design process. Also, to make improvements to and to make failure investigation of existing products, engineers must possess a deep understanding of the material selection process.

This course provides a general overview of the functions/constraints/objectives of the material selection processes (metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites) in design. How processing/manufacturing routes affect material properties and how property/function-based methods are utilised to systematically choose materials for engineering design will also be covered.

Prerequisite: EMEN1002

EMEN3042

The integration of sensing and actuation is one of the key issues in the implementation of mechatronic systems. Sensing enables the measurement of environmental conditions and actuation affects the surrounding environment through a controlled response. In this course, advanced concepts in sensing and actuation for mechatronic systems are introduced, including both traditional sensors and actuators and advanced topics in micro electromechanical system (MEMS) and smart material sensors and actuators.

Prerequisite: EMEN2007 and EMEN3002

EMEN3045

The integration of sensing and actuation is one of the key issues in the implementation of mechatronic systems. Sensing enables the measurement of environmental conditions and actuation affects the surrounding environment through a controlled response. In this course, advanced concepts in sensing and actuation for mechatronic systems are introduced, including both traditional sensors and actuators and advanced topics in micro electromechanical system (MEMS) and smart material sensors and actuators.

Prerequisite: EMEN3001 and EMEN3003

 

Stream C – Materials, Manufacturing & Engineering Management

EMEN3006

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of manufacturing systems, computer-aided process planning, CNC programming, group technology, facility layout, flexible manufacturing system, concurrent engineering, rapid prototyping, and automation, etc. Using of computer-aided manufacturing software and advanced machine tools.

Prerequisite: EMEN2005

EMEN3007

Specialisation of materials used in industry such as lightweight materials, corrosion and thermal resistance materials, shape memory alloys, conductors, semiconductors and dielectric, magnetic materials, liquid crystals, superconductors, optical fibers, biomaterials, and nano-materials. Electrical, thermal, magnetic, optical and corrosion properties, and case studies.

Prerequisite: EMEN1003

EMEN3011

Costs of corrosion and wear, forms of corrosion, electrochemistry, corrosion thermodynamics and kinetics, high temperature oxidation, metallurgical and environmental factors, corrosion protection, coatings and inhibitors, degradation of polymers, friction and lubricants, wear mechanisms, measurement and testing, analysis and correction of corrosion and wear failures, materials selection and safety.

Prerequisite: EMEN1003

EMEN3017

Introduction to data management in the modern industry. Designing and specifying information systems, including data modeling techniques and entity-relationship diagrams; Relational database design using the theory of normalization; Building and manipulating databases, including relational algebra, SQL, and graphical user interfaced database manipulations; World wide web based data systems, including an introduction to HTML, web applications, and MySQL.

 

EMEN3024

Overview of the techniques of applying management principles to professional positions held by engineers and engineering technologists. Management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling and their roles in managing technology.

 

EMEN3027

Introduction to the most important mechanical properties of materials (principally metals). Stress and strain, elastic and plastic behaviours, hardening behaviour, ductility and fracture, creep, fatigue, residual stress, etc. Interactions among different failure-inducing mechanisms (e.g., between corrosion and fatigue) will also be covered. Real case studies of failures in engineering will be used to consolidate the theories introduced in this course.

Prerequisite: EMEN1003

EMEN3029

Elements of production systems. Different types of production systems; Principles and concepts in the design and control of production systems, including organization, production, and advanced quality control, work methods and measurement; Mathematical and computer models for planning and control of facilities, human resources, projects, materials, and information in production systems.

 

EMEN3032

Any specialized topic in Electromechanical Engineering chosen by the staff member who has experienced in that particular field, but the topic is not covered by other undergraduate courses in the Electromechanical Engineering Programme.

 

EMEN3034

The course focuses on creative professional identity, creative career development and entrepreneurship, creative ideation and innovation, project development and management, industry partnerships and networking, and interdisciplinary creative work. Students will explore the advantages and challenges of interdisciplinary study and begin to develop strategies for benefitting the most from their creative industries studies.

 

EMEN3039

The course focuses on the fundamentals and analytical analysis methods for mechanical processing of materials. Its application on bulk and sheet metal forming, shearing and metal cutting are also covered.

Prerequisite: EMEN2002

EMEN3043

An introduction to probability theory and statistics, with an emphasis on solving problems in engineering. Topics in probability include discrete and continuous random variables, probability distributions, sums and functions of random variables, the law of large numbers, and the central limit theorem. Topics in statistics include sample mean and variance, estimating distributions, correlation, regression, and hypothesis testing and engineering applications.

 

EMEN3044

Engineers face with a wide variety of choices when selecting a surface treatment for a specific corrosion or wear application. This course provides practical information for the selection of the best possible surface treatment. It focuses on the topics including materials degradation, various surface treatments and their comparison; characterization of coatings, application of control techniques.

Prerequisite: EMEN1003

 

Remarks:

* Students who test out of some or all of the Languages course(s) are required to make up the credits by taking additional Free Elective(s).

^ Students are required to select at least one RE course from each stream and the rest can be from Stream A, B or C.