Engineering Science


The aim of this module is to give students and understanding of, and practice in, engineering science concepts and techniques that are important to both other modules in the programme and also to real world automation and robotics engineering.

This module introduces basic concepts of physics relevant to automation and robotic applications.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the physical principles relevant to specified problems.

  2. Solve theoretical and practical problems.

  3. Work on optical, mechanical, and thermodynamic experiments using best laboratory practices.

  4. Select appropriate instrument(s) for specific tests/measurements.

  5. Identify anomalous results and make decisions regarding the source of the anomaly.

  6. Record results in compliance with standard practice including measurement uncertainties.

  7. Conduct experiments in accordance with safe practice.

  8. Independently read instructions and accurately follow a pre-determined methodology.

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