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What You'll Study

Semester 1

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET1003 Digital Electronics I
Introduces students to the knowledge, understanding and design techniques necessary, to enable them to design simple combinational circuits using commercial SSI and MSI integrated circuits. Additional topics covered include introduction to simple sequential logic circuits such as flip-flops and mono-stables.
60
ET1005 Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering I
Covers the fundamental concepts of electricity. Basic laws and theorems which govern the operation of electrical circuitry are explained with illustrations. Understanding and application of electrical phenomena are further enhanced using circuit simulation on worked examples and tutorial problems and via hands-on sessions. Topics covered include scientific notation, engineering notation, metric prefixes, basic elements of an electrical circuit, definitions of energy and power, power sources, measuring instruments, DC and AC concepts, simple series and parallel networks, electromagnetism, inductor, inductance, transformers, Kirchhoff Voltage and Current Laws, Current and Voltage Divider Rules.
60
ET1007 Introduction to Engineering I
This practical-based module aims to promote interest in engineering by introducing the interdisciplinary nature of engineering systems and their manufacturing processes to the students. Appreciation on the business aspect of what is required to bring a product to market will also be taught. In the process, students will also be trained to operate various commonly available workshop machine tools and electronic instruments. Students will have opportunities to develop their thinking skills, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills such as teamwork and communications.
60
LC8001 General Education 1
Aims to equip students with critical reasoning skills and provide them with opportunities to practise critical thinking through the exploration of contemporary social issues. It also provides a platform for students to learn the basics of arguments through the formal argumentation structure.
30
ME1101 Mechanics I
Introduces the basic concepts of engineering mechanics, namely units and dimensions, equilibrium conditions, friction, kinematics and Newton’s laws of motion.
60
ME1201 Computer Aided Drafting
Introduces the use of computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to prepare mechanical engineering drawings. Topics include blue print reading, orthographic projection, sectioning, assembly drawing and basic solid modelling.
60
MS6140 Basic Mathematics
Equips students with basic mathematical knowledge and skills in algebra, trigonometry and calculus to enable them to understand and solve engineering problems encountered in their course of study. It also serves as a foundation for subsequent mathematics modules.
60
SP101A Education and Career Guidance 1
A compulsory module for all first year students, ECG 1 aims to develop an understanding of personal interests, strengths, values and life goals. With greater knowledge and understanding of self, planning and decision making in choosing a future career can be better developed. Some topics covered in ECG 1 include ‘Defining My SP Life’, ‘Personal Branding’, ‘Discovering My Interests’, ‘Planning for Success – My Personal Action Plan’ and more.
15

At the end of first semester, students will opt for one of the course offered by the School of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) or the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE).

Semester 2 of DCEP MAE Courses (DARE, DBEN, DMRO & DME):

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
LC0554 Communicating for Personal and Team Effectiveness
Aims to equip students with the necessary skills to develop self-confidence in their spoken and written interactions with intended audiences for specific purposes, in informal contexts.
30
LC8002 General Education 2
Aims to equip students with the skills to critically analyse the elements of persuasion in narratives used in a variety of contexts to appreciate the power of storytelling in our daily life. Students will also explore the history of discrimination in societies and craft their responses through their own narrative.
30
ME1021 Introduction to Engineering
Promotes interest in engineering by introducing inter-disciplinary engineering systems and manufacturing processes. The Design Thinking process is used to generate ideas and basic workshop machine tools are used for fabrication.
90
ME1301 Engineering Materials I
Introduces the basic properties and applications of common engineering materials such as steels, cast irons, aluminium, copper, plastics and elastomers, including processes such as heat treatment and casting.
60
ME1401 Thermofluids I
Introduces the fundamentals of thermodynamics, namely heat, work, perfect gas laws and the 1st law of thermodynamics. Use of steam tables, basics of pressure and flow rate in fluids, and the mass conservation law are also covered.
60
MS6161 Engineering Mathematics I
Equips students with the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills to solve problems encountered in their course of study. It also serves as a foundation for more advanced mathematics in the second year. Topics include trigonometry, determinants, matrices, complex numbers and calculus.
60
MS6508 Computer Programming
Teaches students the methodology of good program development. The C++ language will be used to write structured programs according to accepted programming practices. Topics covered include simple data type, input/output, control and loop structures, functions and arrays. Programming and hands-on training in the computer laboratories will be emphasized.
60

Semester 2 of DCEP EEE Courses (DEEE, DASE, DESM & DCPE):

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0083 Structured Programming
Teaches students to write programs in a structured way. It emphasizes good programming techniques and covers topics on simple data types, input/output, selection control and loop-constructs, functions and basic data structures such as arrays.
60
ET1004 Digital Electronics II
Builds on basic material covered earlier with advanced topics such as adders, multiplexers/de-multiplexers, decoders/encoders, counters and shift registers and some application examples of these circuits.
60
ET1006 Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering II
Extends the basic concepts onto other electrical and electronic devices. Topics covered include: Capacitor, capacitance, Superposition theorem, semiconductor physics, semiconductor devices such as diodes, special diodes and bipolar transistors, transducers such as thermistors, and application of operational amplifiers. Students will participate in PBIL activity to exhibit team learning. Upon completion, this module consolidates students foundation of the electrical and electronic engineering.
90
ET1012 Introduction to Engineering II
Provides a platform where students can put into practice what they learn in first year technical modules. Students design, test and build several practical and interesting projects and in the process learn essential skills like circuit simulation, PCB layout planning & fabrication, strip-board fabrication, soldering, circuit assembly and troubleshooting. Projects are designed to integrate theory learnt from different modules. To support the CDIO initiative, teamwork, creative & critical thinking and presentation skills are emphasised in this module.
30
LC0354 Communicating for Personal and Team Effectiveness
Aims to equip students with the necessary skills to develop self-confidence in their spoken and written interactions with intended audiences for specific purposes, in informal contexts.
30
LC8002 General Education 2
Aims to equip students with the skills to critically analyse the elements of persuasion in narratives used in a variety of contexts to appreciate the power of storytelling in our daily life. Students will also explore the history of discrimination in societies and craft their responses through their own narrative.
30
MS4121 Engineering Mathematics I
Equip students with the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills to solve problems encountered in their course of studies. It also serves as a foundation for more advanced mathematics in the second year. Topics include trigonometry, determinants, matrices , complex numbers and calculus.
60

Select the relevant diplomas listed below for modules offered in the Second and Third Year stages of the course: -

Please note: Course structure subjected to change.