EXT8012 : Group Design Project

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


To provide students with the opportunity whilst working in teams under academic supervision, to demonstrate and apply engineering principles learnt during the taught modules - EXT8007, EXT8008, EXT8009, EXT8010 and EXT8011 whilst taking responsibility for project tasks.

To illustrate basic knowledge of process integration and to acquire knowledge regarding challenges surrounding implementation of process including key drivers of energy and carbon.

Outline Of Syllabus

Integrate various activities:-

•       Multidisciplinary team based activity
•       Undertake delivery of project tasks (agreed objectives, deadlines, budgets)
•       Whole life costing in practice
•       Process optioneering
•       Process integration
•       Energy use and efficiency in water & wastewater processes
•       Completion of technical report – reviewed by industry
•       Communication skills: Oral presentation to industrial/academic/peer group

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading301:0030:0030 hours directed learning.
Teaching Rationale And Relationship


Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Oral Examination301A20Culmination of 5 hours interim presentation. Presentation 20 minutes with 10 minutes Q&As.
Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M805 pages maximum, times new roman 12 point font with 1.5 character spacing.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship


Reading Lists