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First Year

First-year students take part in a competition pitting the best projects as part of the Introduction to Engineering module.
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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
ET0085 CADD
Equips students with the knowledge of drawing office practice, ISO drawing standards and acquiring of drawing skills using latest AutoCAD software. It aims to teach students the ability to read and produce good technical sketches and projection drawings as a form of engineering communication. The module shall cover basic 2D drawings, isometrics and orthogonal projections, and the use of workstation based CAD/CAM software for computer aided drafting.
30
ET0730 Network Fundamentals
This module provides a general overview of computer networking. It provides a general introduction to networking terminology, concepts, devices, functionality, applications and standards required for computer networking. Students will learn to build simple LANs, perform basic network and service configurations, and implement IP addressing schemes.
30
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
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
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
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
ET1011 Introduction to Engineering I
In this module, students will learn and apply the Design Thinking process to create new and innovative products or services. In addition, this module also provides a platform where students can integrate theoretical knowledge from different modules, and put into practice what they learn in first year technical modules. They will design, test and build practical and interesting projects and in the process learn essential skills like circuit simulation, strip-board fabrication, soldering, circuit assembly and troubleshooting. Teamwork, creative & critical thinking and presentation skills are emphasised.
60
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
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
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
MS4120 Basic Mathematics
Equip students with the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills to handle problems encountered in their course of study. Topics include algebra, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions. Binomial theorem, complex numbers, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions and integration of algebraic function are included. It also serves as a foundation for further work in mathematics in subsequent modules.
60
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
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

Second Year

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0053 Circuit Theory and Analysis
Provides students with an understanding of circuit theory, which includes mesh analysis, nodal analysis, circuit theorems and applications. The students will also be introduced to three-phase circuits, covering three-phase supply and loads. This module provides the basic foundation leading to final year subjects.
75
ET1010 Microcontroller Applications
Introduces the use of microcontrollers in a range of system applications. Students are taught how a microcontroller works, how to program it, and the use of microcontroller. In addition, the student will learn basic analogue and digital support circuitry, sensors and actuators/displays required for a microcontroller based application. This module allows students to develop a project conceived around a microcontroller system with sensors and output devices.
90
LC0356 Communicating for Project Effectiveness
Aims to equip students with skills in effective communication, teamwork and interpersonal communication, and report writing.
30
LC0357 Communicating for Professional Effectiveness
Aims to equip students with the essential communication and interpersonal skills necessary for work and the pursuit of further studies.
30
LC8003 or LC8006 Social Innovation Project or Overseas Social Innovation Project
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.
30
LC8004 General Education 3
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.
30
MS4205 Engineering Mathematics II (A)
This module is designed to provide students with further knowledge in mathematics and analytical skills to solve engineering problems encountered in their studies. Among the topics covered are Laplace transforms and statistics.
60
MS4206 Engineering Mathematics II (B)
Provides students with further knowledge in mathematics and analytical skills to solve engineering problems encountered in their studies. Among the topics covered are methods of integration, infinite series, Fourier series, differential equations and vector algebra.
60
SP201A Education and Career Guidance 2
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.
30
  Option 1 - Modules 1 to 2
  Option 2 - Modules 1 to 2

Second Year Options (Choose 2)

Aerospace Engineering option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0423 Aircraft Electrical Fundamentals
Students learn the fundamentals of generation of electricity, different kinds of DC sources, in particular, primary and secondary cells of aircraft batteries such as lead acid batteries and nickel cadmium batteries. DC motor and generator constructions and operation principles will also be covered. Topics on 3-phase AC principles, auto transformer, transformer construction, power transfer, efficiency and its principles of operations under load and no-load conditions will be taught.
75
ET0429 Aircraft Servomechanisms and Electronics
Provides students the basics in electronics and servomechanism components that serve as building blocks for aircraft control systems. These building blocks will be used to introduce feedback control system concepts and terminology to the students. At the completion of this module, the students should be able to understand the elements of aircraft servomechanisms, their functions and performance.
75

Biomedical Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0607 Anatomy and Physiology
Provides students with the knowledge of the structural levels in the human body and the physiological processes of the major organ systems. The gross anatomy of major organs is taught so that students can correlate structure with function. The physiology of major organs is taught in order for students to appreciate the biomedical engineering applications. This module provides a foundation for the biomedical applications of clinical, histological and pathological conditions. The students will experiment with "in vivo" signals of major organ systems to understand the diagnostic and therapeutic features.
75
ET0608 Biomedical Instrumentation Design & Applications
Introduces the principles and concepts of biomedical electronics. Theory and application of biosensors, bio-potential electrodes, measurements of bio-potential signals including electrocardiogram (ECG), electroencephalogram (EEG), and electro-myogram (EMG) will be taught. Use of operational amplifiers, instrumentation amplifiers and filters in the context of biomedical instruments will be discussed. Principles of various monitoring systems such as respiration and cardiovascular systems will be introduced. Computerized biomedical instrumentation will also be covered in this module.
75

Electrical Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0050 Electrical Installation Design
This module will cover the basic knowledge and practical skills in the application and safe use of electrical energy and services in domestic, commercial and industrial buildings. The main topics to be covered include an overview of the power generation, transmission and distribution system, electrical safety and protection principles, analyze and design electrical systems based on the relevant codes of practices, and the principles on the testing and troubleshooting of electrical installation circuits. Novel technology in electrical installation, such as the KNX system, will also be covered.
75
ET0917 PLC Applications
This module is a PLC-based automation project in which students learn step-by-step approaches of implementing an automation system. It involves programming, identifying appropriate I/Os, I/O interfacing & power rating considerations, programme testing and system trouble-shooting. Student will learn the full process of implementing a PLC based project.
90

Electronic Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0087 Analog Communication Systems
Introduces the principles and techniques used in analog communication systems. A system approach is used, with the main emphasis being on the understanding of principles. Topics include signals and their spectrums, filters, band-limiting, noise sources, SNR, radiated and conducted interference, need for EMC compliance, noise reduction, necessity of modulation, AM, DSBSC, SSB, FM and basic operation of superhet radio receivers.
75
ET0513 Data Communications Systems
This module provides students with the basic knowledge in the field of Computer Networks. It also provides students with the necessary understanding of equipment and techniques used in the implementation of data communication systems.
75

Higher NITEC holders that gained admission directly to the Second Year will be placed in the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Options.

Third Year

See also a selection of projects by third-year students.

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET102Y/Z Final Year Project *
Provides students with the opportunity and responsibility to be innovative / creative, find or select, formulate, plan, carry out and report on a challenging piece of work that could provide a solution to the engineering problem. The module also aims to provide students with the opportunity to apply and integrate their knowledge and skills acquired during their polytechnic study and industrial attachment.
150
Option 1 - Modules 1 to 4
Option 2 - Modules 1 to 4

*Semester-long Internship Programme will replace Final Year Project for students in Rapid Transit Technology option.

Third Year Options (Choose 2)

Choose any two options provided the prerequisites are met. For example, to choose Aerospace Engineering option, students must have done Aerospace Engineering option in the second year.

Students do not require any prerequisites to do the Business and Microelectronics options.

 

Aerospace Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0425 Aircraft Instrument Systems
This module gives students a good understanding of terminology and basic concepts of Aircraft flight instruments and systems. The module will also cover the working principles of pitot-static systems, gyroscopic systems, compass systems, flight information and digital data systems as well as electronic display systems.
60
ET0426 Aircraft Communication and Navigation Systems
Covers topics relevant to the aerospace industry, in particular, aircraft emergency locator transmitter, VHF/HF communications systems, VOR/ILS systems, Doppler navigation system, microwave landing system, automatic direction finding system, area navigation, global position system (GPS), global navigation satellite system, traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS), flight management systems, weather avoidance radar and radio altimeter.
75
ET0428 Aircraft Electrical Systems
Covers the construction and principles of operation of AC single phase and three phase generation and various type of AC motors and speed control. Students will also learn aircraft electrical power systems, electrical distributions, battery supply, DC/AC generators and their associated circuit protections, control and operation of aircraft flight surfaces, fly by wire systems as well as aircraft internal and external lightings. Ice and rain protection systems, fire protection as well as lightning strike protection and electrical bonding will also be covered.
75
ET0433 Human Factors
Imparts the concepts and understanding of the human factors that affect the performance in aviation and aircraft maintenance, as well as the reduction of human errors in maintenance tasks. Upon completion of this module, students should be able to apply error management techniques to reduce the potential for human error mishaps.
60

Biomedical Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0609 Biomedical Signal Processing and Analysis
Provides an understanding of signal processing and analysis used in biomedical applications. Topics will cover data acquisition and digital signal processing (DSP) principles such as sampling, quantisation coding, Z-transform, FIR filtering and DFT. Practical experiments will include digitizing, processing, analysing and presenting bio-signals such as ECG, EEG, EMG and EOG, and other "in vivo" signals.
75
ET0610 Biomedical Equipment & Practices
Familiarizes students with equipment used in the Operating Room, Intensive Care Unit, Radiotherapy, Cardiology.Neurology, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation'departments and Clinical Laboratory. A brief explanation of the circuits as well as the mechanical and biochemical parameters involved in the measurements are included. Students will learn medical equipment characteristics, the nature of data measured and the general concept of equipment design and good equipment handling practices. Commissioning, installation, preventive maintenance, and testing of biomedical equipment will be covered in the practical sessions
60
ET0612 Medical Informatics and Telemedicine
Provides students with the knowledge of information systems in the field of medicine, particularly in the hospital environment. Topics include the basic concepts of electronic medical records, information systems in hospitals, central patient care and monitoring systems, and telemedicine systems. Students also learn how to implement an enterprise-wide network for a hospital.
60
ET0614 Medical Imaging and Image Processing
Fundamental of medical imaging and different imaging modalities will be explained. Acquisition, processing, reconstruction and archiving of medical and radiological images require understanding of the concepts and knowledge of the systems operation. Principles of X-ray, Tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance, and other new imaging modalities will be covered. Student will learn about the fundamentals of image processing and how to enhance the diagnostic features in those images. Students will also learn 3D modelling using CT, MRI images and to create prototypes using Rapid Prototyping tool to make models that are used by surgeons and clinicians.
75

Business Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
BA0183 Selling and Sales Management
Provides students with an understanding of the principles and techniques of personal selling and sales management. Key topics of selling include the right prospecting methods, making a convincing sales presentation, and closing a sale. In the sales management component, students will learn how to analyse the sales environment to the management of a sales force.
60
BA0358 Fundamentals of Marketing
Introduces the basics in marketing to students. Topics include the strategic marketing management process, market opportunities analysis and target market selection. The elements of the marketing mix will also be examined. An integrated approach will be adopted to discuss how these elements can be blended to produce an effective marketing programme.
90
BA2203 Principles of New Media Marketing
This module aims to identify the important new media trends and understand how companies are responding to the rapidly evolving digital world of user generated content, consumer communities and other new forms of communications such as social networking and tagging.
60
LC0332 Communication Skills for Sales & Marketing
Aims to equip students with the communication skills necessary for sales and business marketing. Through role-plays and projects, students will use the oral and written skills learnt to make effective sales/marketing presentations, and write sales/marketing proposals. They will be given opportunities to apply sales and marketing techniques, from using business telephone skills to simulated business meetings with clients.
60

Communication Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0096 Digital Signal Processing
Provides students with an understanding of digital processing of signals and their implementation in digital signal processing systems. Topics covered include sampling & quantisation, impulse response, discrete linear convolution, analysis using z-transform, design of FIR digital filters, discrete and fast Fourier transform, and practical implementation of digital signal processors.
75
ET0097 Digital Communications
Teaches the principles and techniques used in digital communication systems. Topics covered include signal analysis, digital pulse modulation (PCM, DPCM), digital modulation (ASK, FSK, PSK), transmission problems such as ISI, AWGN, BER & eye diagram, detection techniques, information theory and coding.
60
ET0130 Networks and Protocols
Introduces the concepts of computer networking and internetworking. The students will learn about TCP/IP Reference Model, IP Addresses assignment, network planning & design concepts, routing, channel access techniques and IEEE Standards. Various LANs (e.g. Ethernet and Token Ring) and WANs (e.g. Internet, POTS, ISDN, X.25, Frame Relay, PPP, ATM) technologies are also covered. Students will learn how to configure VLANs on switches, NAT and Access Control Lists in routers.
75
ET0153 Satellite and Optical Communications
Covers both theoretical and practical aspects of optical and satellite communications. Topics covered in Optical Communication include light-wave propagation in optical fibres, main devices used in optical communication link (lasers, LED, EDFA, coupler and WDM devices), and link budget analysis. Topics covered in Satellite Communication include subsystems in Satellite and Earth stations, satellite communication applications and system budgeting.
60

Computer Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0023 Operating Systems
Introduces the student to the inner workings of Operating Systems for computers. It provides a clear description of the concepts that underlie operation systems. At the end of this module, students will have a good understanding of the OS's management system such as processes, memory, storage, I/O devices and security issues.
75
ET0104 Embedded Computer Systems
Provides an understanding of low-cost and small-sized, but powerful embedded processors, used commonly in industrial and home devices. Students will learn to develop smart devices with remote control and monitoring functions. Topics covered include parallel input/output, serial communications, timing functions, communication protocol/HTTP and troubleshooting equipment.
60
ET0525 Mobile Applications Development
With the improvement in wireless mobile devices technology (such as mobile phones and PDAs), users are now able to write programs (e.g. commercial transaction application, games etc.) for their own devices. This module is about writing such software. Students will learn to develop and test software applications for wireless mobile devices. Topics include User interface development, persistent storage and networking of mobile applications.
75
ET0721 Client-Server Applications Development
This module aims to teach students the basic features of the client and server side programming. Students will also learn practical skills in database programming skills using Structured Query Language (SQL). Students will develop a professional client/server application over the Web and or mobile devices for Internet applications.
75

Microelectronics Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0099 IC Testing
Provides students with the knowledge of Automated Test Systems and the various techniques used for testing digital devices, memory devices and loaded Printed Circuit Boards. Students will also acquire skills in writing test programs for component and board testing. This module also supports the overall course aim to equip students with the relevant knowledge, concepts and skills required in an electronic manufacturing environment.
60
ET0100 Quality and Reliability
Provides the fundamentals of two very important fields in the area of product design and manufacture. These refer to quality and reliability. Topics include SQC, SPC, control charts, reliability concepts, accelerated testing and system reliability. There will also be assignments on TQM, ISO9000, SPC, DOE, COQ and environmental stress testing.
60
ET0101 IC Design
Provides students the fundamental knowledge of Integrated Circuits Design and practice in using the appropriate techniques in designing integrated electronic circuitry using CAD tools.
75
ET0102 Wafer Fabrication
Provides students with knowledge and understanding of wafer fabrication technology. It will include semiconductor physics, wafer fabrication processes, integrated circuit devices, clean room management, ultra pure water production and vacuum systems technology.
75

Power Engineering Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0064 Power Electronics and Drives
Introduces to the students the knowledge of control and conversion of electrical power for applications in Switched Mode Power Supply, DC & AC drives and Variable Speed Drives. The topics cover characteristics and applications of commonly used power semiconductor devices and various power converters such as AC voltage controllers, phase-controlled rectifiers, choppers and bridge inverters. Students are then introduced to the principle of operation of DC motors, PM and Stepper motors, DC drives and AC drives, variable speed drive systems and their applications.
60
ET0919 Power Transmission and Distribution
This module provides students with knowledge and understanding of the main equipment such as cables, transformers, circuit breakers and associated protective devices involved in the transmission and distribution of electrical power. Standard requirements for effective delivery of electrical energy through HV transmission and distribution networks to various types of consumers will be emphasised. Principles, characteristics and applications of various types of protective relays will also be covered. Students will also learn the technical knowledge and skills in the installation, maintenance and testing of electrical distribution systems in high-rise residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Students are trained to carry out the above in accordance with good local engineering practices/requirements and the related Codes of Practices/Standards.
75
ET0920 Power System Analysis
The module aims to equip students with the essential concepts of power system analysis and control covering generation and power grid. Emphasis is placed on power plant generators, frequency and voltage control and power grid analysis which contains power system representation, power flow used in planning and operating environments, stability of system voltages and frequency, harmonics calculations and power quality issues and mitigations. Computer software will be used to simulate power system models and aid understanding of the concepts involved.
75
ET1114 Smart Grid and Energy Storage
The module aims to equip students with the knowledge of smart grid and energy storage and the skills of applying the smart grid technology. It is focused on principles, operations and management of a smart grid which deploys modern communication networking infrastructure and advanced automation technologies to integrate different energy generations(conventional and renewable) to the grid, provides energy monitoring, control and management for the utility and consumer alike and ensure more reliable, more economic and safer energy supply.
60

Rapid Transit Technology Option 

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0049 Sensors and Instrumentation
The aim of this module is to provide students with an adequate knowledge and basic foundation in understanding the principle & application of sensors and transducers in automation and process industry. Various types of sensors and transducers for process measurement, automation and control will be covered including signal conditioning techniques. This module covers topics on basic instrumentation, sensors & transducers, process instrumentation, principle and working of general electrical measuring instruments, signal conditioning techniques and advanced instrumentation topic covering wireless sensors and virtual instrumentation. The module also covers principles of data acquisition and towards the end students will be able to design a complete general instrumentation system.
75
ET0924 Rapid Transit System
Provides students with knowledge and application skills in identifying the main features and functions of various systems within a rapid transit environment. The module covers history of rapid transit system, operating philosophy of rail operations, main functions and features of different systems within the rapid transit network, namely, Communication system, Electrical, Mechanical and Fire, Environment Control system, Escalator, Platform & Lift system, Fare system, Infrastructures (architectural & structural) finishes, Integrated Supervisory Control System, Permanent Way, Power system, Rolling Stock and Signalling system. Safety and Security measures in rapid transit environment are also introduced.
75
ET0925 Rapid Transit Signalling System
Provides students with knowledge of the principle of train control and supervision in an urban transit signalling system. The module covers roles and importance of the Signalling system in Railway Operation, Signalling System configuration, architecture and interfaces with other systems, Signal Interlocking System, Train Supervision System and Train Control System. Student will have a chance to demonstrate their knowledge of the module by designing and implementing a railway model as their graded assignment.
60

Robotics & Control Option

Module Code Module Name Total Hours
ET0048 Systems and Control
Equips student with basic knowledge and skills in understanding the dynamics of control systems and processes. It covers basic concepts of control theory in continuous and discrete aspects. Topics to be covered include systems characteristics, transient response analysis, s-plane analysis, modes of control, stability analysis, and control implementation and applications. This will enable students to gain knowledge and skills on industrial control systems and devices, and provide the foundation to understand more advanced control techniques and systems.
75
ET0049 Sensors and Instrumentation
The aim of this module is to provide students with an adequate knowledge and basic foundation in understanding the principle & application of sensors and transducers in automation and process industry. Various types of sensors and transducers for process measurement, automation and control will be covered including signal conditioning techniques. This module covers topics on basic instrumentation, sensors & transducers, process instrumentation, principle and working of general electrical measuring instruments, signal conditioning techniques and advanced instrumentation topic covering wireless sensors and virtual instrumentation. The module also covers principles of data acquisition and towards the end students will be able to design a complete general instrumentation system.
75
ET0916 Fieldbus Technology
Provides student with technical and practical knowledge and skills of intelligent control systems that are employed in the factory, process and building automation areas. Strong emphasis is placed on the use of modern digital communication networks for the horizontal and vertical integration of typical control and monitoring equipment in a plant. Leading Fieldbus technologies will be discussed in terms of concepts, configuration, and installation & trouble-shooting.
60
ET0927 Robotics Technology
This module aims to provide students with an insight of the latest trends and applications in the robotics technology as well as a hands-on approach by introducing foundations and practical on key topics of robotic systems within a multi-disciplinary framework. This module introduces the student to the different methods and technologies to program and control robotic systems. Students learn to be effective in the design of controllers for robotic system. The module offers a practical point of view into how to design systems that close the perception-process-action loop in both simulation and real mobile robots applied to industry and service domains.
75

Advanced Modules

Capable students will be given the option of doing up to three Advanced Modules in the second and third year. These modules are designed to add greater depth of knowledge in key areas, useful for those who seek to go on to university studies.


Module Code Module Name Total Hours
MS801M Advanced Mathematics 1
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.
60
MS802M Advanced Mathematics 2
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.
60
MS803M Advanced Mathematics 3
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.
60
MS837M Further Mathematics
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.
60
MS864M Physics
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.
60

 

Please note: Course structure is subject to change.