Systems Engineering

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Know different models and tools for systems engineering.
  • Understand the concept of product lifecycle.
  • Understand the interaction of different engineering disciplines comprising systems engineering.

Skills

  • Can apply tools to manage the complexity of a project in a systems engineering framework.
  • Can account for the theory behind applied models.
  • Are able use methods that allow early detection of possible failures.
  • Can modify system design to mitigate potential risk of failures.

Competences

  • Are able to use correct professional terminology.
  • Are able to acquire additional knowledge in the field.

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study. 

Exam

Exams

Name of examSystems Engineering
Type of exam
Written exam
Written exam based on a case.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAre stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleSystems Engineering
Module codeB-RSK-K1-1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science