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VAB 4042/VBB 4043

Engineers in Society
GROUP PROJECT BRIEFING :: 30.08.2010
Objectives
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„ To simulate students to work in an integrated
engineering work.
„ To expose students the importance of
understanding cost estimation, activities
breakdown and scheduling g in project
p j undertaking.g
„ To highlight students the understanding of Project
Management and Health, Safety & Environmental
(HSE) aspects of engineering projects.
„ To highlight student’s capability to present their
own idea
d in report form.
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„ To encourage group and self-learning capacity.
Contents of the report
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1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
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3. Background of the project
4. Organisation
5. Environmental Impact
6. Work breakdown
7. Activities estimate
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8. Estimated cost
9. Schedule (use of software is preferable)
10. Health and safety issues
11. Discussion and recommendation
12. Conclusions
The Project
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„ The project should be based on Case Study.
„ You will work as a group and each group must select a project
to study.
„ Th project
The j t chosen
h preferably
f bl involves
i l input
i t from
f allll 5
engineering disciplines (but not a must), e.g. a construction of
an offshore platform.
„ Sources of project for Case Study can be from internship,
publications, mass media or internet.
„ Project can be already completed or on-going, local or
international; however virtual/simulation project must be
avoided.
avoided
„ Your group are required to search for more information
regarding
g g the project
p j and then prepare
p p a report
p based on the
chosen project.
The Report
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„ The report mainly relates to the management aspects of
the project (i(i.e.
e Project Management ) as well as Health
Health,
Safety & Environmental (HSE) issues.
„ Use contents g guideline as mentioned above to prepare
p p
the report.
„ Report should not exceed 50 pages including appendices.
„ Your group may need to visit the industry and/or conduct
face-to-face interviews with personnel(s) related to the
project.
„ A list
li t off group members
b mustt b
be submitted
b itt d b
by the
th group
leader to the lecturers concerned not later than by
17:00pmp on 20.09.2010 ((Monday). y) Late p
penalties will be
imposed for f the late group.
„ Group members swapping is not allowed without prior
consent of the coordinator and if allowed, only between
students of the same programme.
Consultancyy
„ Consultation with lecturers are not only encouraged but is
important to ensure the quality and suitability of the final
report.
„ All groups are based on their respective academic programme;
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therefore th
the lilistt off th
the llecturers
t ffor consultancy
lt purposes are
as follows:
- Petroleum (PE): AP Ir Dr Muhd Fadhil Nuruddin
(Block 13-03-019)
- Mechanical (ME): Ir Dr Shaharin Anwar (Block 17-03-11)
- Civil
Ci il (CVE):
(CVE) Dr.
D M Mohd.
hd Faris
F i Khamidi
Kh idi (Block
(Bl k 14-03-07)
14 03 07)
- Chemical (CHE) : Dr Lemma Dendera (Block 05-03-012)
- Electrical (EE): Ir. Ir M M. Faris Abdullah (Block 2222-03-31)
03 31)

„ Please arrange your consultancy hours with the respective


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lecturer(s).
( ) Samples
S l off previous
i works
k can also
l beb viewed
i d for
f
reference.
Assessment
„ This Project coursework contributes 20% to total
EIS mark.
„ Submission date for report is by W13
(18.10.2010/Mon.). Further details and
instruction regarding submission will be informed
from time to time (check the e-learning).
„ N late
No l t submission
b i i will ill be
b allowed.
ll d Late
L t
submission without prior notice will not be
entertained
t t i d att allll (zero
( marks).
k ) Late
L t submission
b i i
with permission granted will be penalised.
VAB 4042/VBB 4043
Engineers in Society
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