MBE2107 - Basics of Mechanical Engineering

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Biomedical Engineering /
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
MA1201 or MA1301 (Waived for students admitted with Advanced Standing if the course is not a College-specified course)
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19

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

The aim of this course is to introduce to students basic concepts of engineering drawing and mechanical systems in the mechanical engineering field. Upon successfully completing this course, students should acquire the following learning outcomes:
(i)  Use the medium of drawings in engineering communications.
(ii) Demonstrate skills in interpreting, and producing engineering drawings accurately and efficiently; and
(iii) Demonstrate skills in computer-aided-draughting to produce detailed 2D drawings.
(iv) Describe the basic principles of steady state fluid flow, heat transfer and the fundamental concepts of stress and strain analysis.
(v)  Describe the basic principles of machine tools, hydraulic devices and heat engines.

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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Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering