Provides students with an understanding of basic electrical principles. Students can use this knowledge in their practical work; relate the use of electricity to electrical equipment and machines and the proper use of instruments for measurements. This module covers SI units, electrical charge, current, voltage, energy, power, Ohm’s law, linear resistance circuits, Kirchhoff’s law, sinusoidal quantities, RL, RC, RLC circuits, AC power, magnetism, transformer action, DC and AC motors.
Covers basic electronics and digital devices to allow students to build simple projects to help them relate with electrical and electronic engineering. Topics covered includes semiconductor devices, transistors, diodes, amplifiers, op-amps, filters circuits, number systems, digital gates, combinational circuits, decoder, and encoders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This module introduces the electrical power supplies and instruments on the aircraft according to the SARR 66 requirements. It covers the battery power supply and operation principles of a.c and d.c generators and motor on the aircraft. The syllabus also provides fundamental knowledge on the operation of various flight instruments that display navigation and engine parameters. The working principles of pitot-static and gyroscope systems and their related flight instruments will be covered. Knowledge on flight navigation using direct and remote indicating compasses under various electromagnetic environment will be imparted to the students.
Aims to equip students with the Design Thinking mindset, methods and tools to
conceptualise innovative solutions for real life problems. Students will explore a social
cause, go through the practical rigour of the Design Thinking process and apply
suitable tools to fulfil the objectives of the project. Students will also be exposed to
trends and issues related to themes, such as Healthcare, Active Ageing, Environment,
and Social Integration. In the process, they will develop a better understanding of
themselves and the world, as well as the positive impact they can make.
Aims to enhance students’ knowledge and appreciation of a broad range of social, political and economic issues. Students will learn about the importance and relevance of information literacy skills as well as develop their ability to assess the validity and reliability of information from different sources, consider diverse perspectives, and put forward a convincing point of view.
Imparts hands-on skills and working knowledge for aircraft maintenance. Topics include sheet metal construction and repair, bonded structures, fastening devices, joining methods, control cables, pipes and hoses and safety precautions.
Imparts CAD skills using CATIA, the de-facto software used in the aerospace industry. Topics include solid modelling, surface modelling and sheet metal design in aerospace. Aircraft and assembly drawings are also generated.
Continues from Engineering Materials I. Topics include failure of metals, corrosion, non-destructive testing, electronic materials, ceramic and composite materials, surface technology and moulding technology.
Introduces the working principle and construction of a piston engine. Topics include induction systems, cooling system, oil & oil systems, fuel & fuel system, ignition and starting systems, and ground operation.
Introduces the principles of flight governing heavier than air flying machines. Topics include properties of the atmosphere, development of aerodynamic forces and moments, aircraft performance, and aircraft stability and control. High speed rotary wing flights are also taught.
Introduces Singapore's regulatory framework on aircraft maintenance and general management concepts. Topics include structure and management of aerospace organisations, and productivity and business performance.
Provides students with further knowledge in mathematics and analytical skills to solve engineering problems encountered in their studies. Among the topics covered are Analytical Geometry, Matrices, Calculus, Series and Statistics.
Provides students with further knowledge in mathematics and analytical skills to solve engineering problems encountered in their studies. Among the topics covered are Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms of Functions involving Discontinuities.
ECG 2 is taken by all second year students. This module aims to develop professional skills necessary to seek and secure work. It also guides the students on how to discover and develop skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for work effectiveness and changes related to work. Topics covered in this module include ‘Job Search and Market Trends’, ‘Discovering Your Unique Selling Point’, ‘Resilience’, ‘Work Place Values’ and more.
A third-year module taught in the Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (DARE) program. It is based on Singapore Airworthiness Requirements (SAR) 66. Topics taught include modern aircraft instruments and displays; computer controlled, monitoring, detection and warning systems; voice and flight recordings; radio and satellite communication and navigation systems. The practical sessions train the students to be technically sound with their hand skills. The assignments are designed to instil the importance of good communication; independence; creativity; team spirit; life-long learning as well as the applications of the knowledge and skills they have learned in this and other modules.
Provides students with an opportunity to work in small groups to apply the knowledge and experience gained in their foundation stages to conceive, design, fabricate, test and commission a project. Students will have the chance to work with the industry on real-world projects.
Provides an understanding of factors governing the selection of materials for the various aircraft structural members and engine components. Topics include extraction, production and fabrication of advanced materials such as aluminium alloy, titanium alloy, super alloys and ceramics.
Introduces the working principle and construction of a jet engine. Topics include fuel, oil and air systems, thrust reverser, ignition, starting, engine instruments, controls and engine operations, and auxiliary power units.
Provides a full understanding of aircraft systems. Topics include pumps, compressors, landing gear, flight control, air conditioning, pressurisation, fire/oxygen/ice/rain protection, fuel, water and waste.
Teaches the basics of discrete-event simulation of dynamic systems with stochastic behaviour. Applications include computer-aided engineering analysis of mechanical behaviour under given boundary conditions and loadings.
Provides students with a sound foundation in calculus essential for studies in engineering courses at the university level. Topics include mathematical induction, functions and their graphs, limits and continuity of functions, differentiation, integration and its geometrical applications, polar coordinates and parametric equations, indeterminate forms, improper integrals and complex numbers.
Provides students with further knowledge in calculus and linear algebra essential for studies in engineering courses at the university level. Topics in the module include multiple integrals, partial derivatives and their geometric significance and applications, sequences, infinite series and power series, matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
Equips students with a basic knowledge of vectors and differential equations considered essential for studies in engineering courses at the university level. Topics include operations on vectors, lines and planes in space and vector-valued functions, ordinary differential equations (1st order & 2nd order), Laplace transforms & its applications in initial value problems and Fourier Series.
This module aims to provide students with essential mathematical knowledge for further studies in universities. Topics covered include mathematical induction, functions, quadratic and cubic equations, inequalities, sequences and series, complex numbers, methods of integration, parametric equations and the applications of differentiation and integration.
This module provides the students with a good foundation in physics which is essential for pursuing degree courses in the universities. Topics covered include physical quantities and units, kinematics, dynamics, oscillations, waves, electricity, magnetism and electromagnetism. The extensive use of vectors and calculus in developing concepts allows the students to see how mathematics is used as a concise language of Physics.
Testing model aerofoil in wind tunnel
Final Year Project - coaxial rotor helicopter designed and build by DARE students
Practical training on maintaining fighter jet aircraft
Practical training on PW4000 - 94 Jet Aircraft engine
Please note: Course structure is subject to change.
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