Engineering 12


Students who consider signing up for this course should have marks with 60% or higher overall. This course is highly recommended for students interested in Engineering, Applied Science, and Advanced Technology.

Topics covered will vary from year to year. Students will engage in a variety of learning styles and strategies, but mostly it will be a ‘hands on’ course. This is a focus course with an emphasis on creating technology to enhance our daily lives. There will be a section of the course dedicated to covering university entrance and post graduate options. Careers in the various engineering field will also be explored.

Topics include: VEX Robotics Competition, introduction to three disciples of engineering, a historical overview of errors and mistakes of engineering, as well as solutions and technological improvements.

Engineering discipline covered during this course:

  • Introduction to Chemical Engineering
  • Introduction to Bio-Resource/Environmental Engineering
  • Introduction to Civil Engineering and Engineering Physics

There will be optional local and international field trips related to course content learning.

Engineering 11/12 (2013-2014)

Term 1

Chemical Engineering

  • Food Sciences
  • Industrial Chemicals
  • Ancient Science applied Today

Civil and Structural Engineering (Part I)

  • Introduction to Structures
  • Rules of Design and Engineering
  • When things fail

Term 2

Civil and Structural Engineering (Part II)

  • Building a structure
  • Testing a Structure

Environmental Engineering

  • Mass Transit and Transportation Infrastructure
  • Pollution

Term 3

Mechanical Engineering

  • Robotics
  • Real World Problem Solving Technology

Engineering Physics (tentative)

  • Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics
  • Applications of Aviation and Naval Architectures


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