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.
These two modules equip students with the essential human and practical skills and to undertake an integrated project. Students will go through the design and fabrication process to build an electromechanical project. Students will learn to prepare their design, produce engineering drawing, fabricate mechanical parts, make printed circuit board, test and troubleshoot electronic circuit, integrate mechanical and electronic parts and programme the microcontroller to perform the tasks.
This module builds on the first year foundation and provides students with knowledge and applications of analogue electronic devices and circuits as used in the mechatronics area. The module also prepares students for modules offered in the third year.
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.
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.
Provides knowledge of computer-aided machining in milling and turning, including process planning techniques, machine coding and operational instructions. Training includes producing precision components.
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.
This module builds on the fundamentals covered in the Electrical Technology module and serves to further enhance students’ understanding and application of advanced theorems to solve complex electrical circuits efficiently. It aims to provide students the tools and skills to deal with problem solving on electrical circuits and synthesis of more complex electrical networks in their studies and work.
Provides students with an understanding of the basic concepts of control theory in both time domain and frequency domain. Topics to be covered include systems characteristics, modelling, transient and frequency response analysis, s-plane analysis, modes of control and system stability analysis.
Provides knowledge and skills in the basics of industrial engineering. Topics include work study, enterprise resource planning, scheduling and ergonomics. Concepts and techniques are also taught through handson practical sessions.
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.
Introduces the basics of robot hardware, software and their integration. Topics include micro-controller, display components, actuators and sensors. Students will get to design, build and test an autonomous robot system.
Provides fundamental concepts and examples to understand the operation and capabilities of programmable logic controllers as an important tool for factory automation. Simple control strategies using ladder diagram are implemented.
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.
Please note: Course structure is subject to change.
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