Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: CEN112
Module Title: Engineering Skills
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The aims of this module are help students develop basic engineering skills, such as technical communication skills for both written and oral presentations; computing and programming skills using software; probability and statistic knowledge and problem solving skills; team work skills.

Learning outcomes 
A. Understand basic concepts of probability and statistics;

B. Acquire elementary programming skills using a scripting language;

C. Demonstrate oral and written technical communication skills by using MS Office software and reference management software;

D. Demonstrate awareness of health and safety issues and risks associated with experimental work;

E. Demonstrate team work skills.


Method of teaching and learning 
Interactive lectures, virtual laboratory experiments, software demonstrations, training tutorials, hands-on practice, Peer-to-Peer(P2P) discussion, P2P review and continuous assessments.
Syllabus 
Lectures:


Week 1 Module overview




Week 2 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 1




Week 3 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 2




Week 4 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 3




Week 5 Basic programming 1




Week 6 Basic programming 2




Week 7: Reading week




Week 8 Basic programming 3



Week 9 Basic programming 4




Week 10 Skill Assessment




Week 11 Basic data analysis & presentation


Week 12 Format technical report


Week 13 Final presentation


Week 14 Final presentation


Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     26      23  75 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 In-Class Test (Probability And Statistics) And Computer Based Questions (Matlab Programming) 50.00
2 Presentation 30.00
3 Lab Work 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/7/2019 7:43:10 PM