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PE2810: Project

Credit Weighting: 10
No. of Students: Min 6, Max 35.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 and 2.
Teaching Methods: 9 x 1hr(s) Lectures (blended learning)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Denis Ring, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Denis Ring, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering; Staff, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering, Guest Lecturers.
Module Objective: To select and complete a suitable process engineering project and compile a corresponding report.
Module Content: Project selection; project planning; literature survey; work of theoretical, experimental or computing nature leading to achievement of objectives; preparation of project report.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Select a suitable project.
  • Complete a comprehensive project literature review.
  • Plan their work, set out a work schedule including goals and make steady progress in their work towards their objectives.
  • Identify, compile and analyse data as appropriate to the project.
  • Write and compile a structured report, of a maximum of 8,000 words, with appropriate layout, and overall quality of presentation.
  • Compose a suitable project rationale, which will provide a comprehensive technical evaluation. An important aspect to the project is to base the work presented with the material covered on the Cert/Dip modules.
Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 8,000 word project).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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