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Area/Catalogue
MENG 4022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101798

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

The aims of the course are to develop conceptual understanding of sustainability and sustainable development issues for cleaner production and eco-design techniques to incorporate social, economic, and environmental considerations in systems based sustainable engineering design and practice. 

Course content

The content of this course covers the topics of sustainability in industrial development, industrial ecology, eco-efficiency, cleaner production, life-cycle analysis, end-of-life product management strategies, and extended producers responsibility. The course also introduces concepts of and techniques for environmentally conscious product design and sustainable product-service system development.

Textbook(s)

El-Haggar, S. M. 2007, Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Management (Reference Book), 1, Elsevier

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 3 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment approx 5 pages plus presentation 15% N/A
Assignment approx 3000 words in total and 35% 15 minute presentation
Assignment approx 10 pages and 50% 15 minute presentation
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Assignment approx 5 pages plus presentation 15% N/A
Assignment approx 3000 words in total and 35% 15 minute presentation
Assignment approx 10 pages and 50% 15 minute presentation

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Engineering

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