GE2301 - Science and Technology: Fascinating Mechanical Engineering

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 3: Science and Technology
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22
Semester A 2022/23 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Science and technology are not only essential parts of human civilization. They are also important for transforming business based on labor-intensive, low value-added activities to knowledge-intensive, high value-added activities. The continued success of business often depends on making creative and effective use of science and technology. Graduates will have many opportunities to work with science and technology establishments in their professional capacities as business executives, public administrators, legal practitioners, mass media professionals, etc. This course will help the students understand the importance of technology and applied sciences in different aspects with a focus on mechanical engineering. This course also intends to help the students develop an appreciation for scientific inquiry and critical reasoning. These basic skills are useful for students’ career development in different disciplines.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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