Programme Educational Objectives (PEO) and Programme Outcomes (PO)

Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Mission and Vision

The Mechanical Engineering Department aspires to be nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in Mechanical Engineering education, research and services.  The department is also dedicated to the enhancement of teaching and research and pursuit of excellence and innovative applications of technology as contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge, understanding and community relevance in the region.

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO1
Have high level of technical competency combined with research and problem solving skills to generate innovative solutions in mechanical engineering or related areas
PEO2
Be able to communicate effectively to various stakeholders and practice their profession with high regard to societal needs, diversity, constraints in the professional workplace and ethical responsibilities
PEO3
Continuously updating themselves in areas and technologies that are relevant to their career, participate in personal development and increasing their understanding of matters that are current and important to society at national and international levels

Programme Outcomes/Course Learning Outcomes

PO1
Engineering Knowledge Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation as specified in WK1 to WK4 respectively to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2
Problem Analysis Identify, formulate, conduct research literature and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences (WK1 to WK4).
PO3
Design/Development of Solutions – Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations (WK5).
PO4
Investigation – Conduct investigation of complex engineering problems using research-based knowledge (WK8) and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
PO5
Modern Tool Usage – Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering problems, with an understanding of the limitations (WK6).
PO6
The Engineer and Society – Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solutions to complex engineering problems (WK7).
PO7
Environment and Sustainability – Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of professional engineering work in the solutions of complex engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts. (WK7).
PO8
Ethics – Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice. (WK7).
PO9
Individual and Team Work – Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.
PO10
Communication – Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
 PO 11
Project Management and Finance – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and economic decision making and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
 PO 12
Life Long Learning – Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

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