Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Project II - CE406

Credits : 3

Prerequisites : CE405

Compulsory/Optional : Compulsory

To implement the research proposal made in CE405 and to analyse the results, and to report and disseminate the findings through oral presentations, a formal report, a poster and technical paper/s.
Intended Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, the students should be able to;

  1. Design and build necessary experimental setups and /or analytical programs.
  2. Collect, analyse and interpret data/observations to reach logical conclusions.
  3. Write a formal report and make an oral presentation to defend the outcome.
  4. Disseminate technical information/findings through posters, technical paper/s.
Course content/Course description
    Continuation of CE 405 –Project I: design of experimental rigs and/or development of analysis programs, execution of investigations, analysis of results, drawing logical conclusions, oral presentation and preparation of a formal report, posters, and technical paper/s
Recommended Texts
  1. Lebrun JL 2007, Scientific writing: A reader and writers guide, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore.
  2. Ying LW, Ho L, Tzu MNE 2009, Research writing: A workbook for graduate students, Prentice Hall, Singapore.
  3. Weissberg R, Buker S 1990, Writing up research: Experimental research report writing for students of English, Prentice Hall, USA.
Time Allocation Hours
Lectures -
Tutorials -
Practical 90
Assignments -
Assessment Percentage Marks
Continuous Assessment 30
Oral Presentation 30
Report 40

Department of Civil Engineering