ENCN375-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Systems Engineering for a Changing Climate

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Infrastructure systems. Risk and resilience. Ethics and environmental justice. Systems analysis.

Learning Outcomes

Understand complex systems problems: the complex, multi-directional relationships between climate change, communities, and the engineer’s role (Washington Accord WA1, WA3, WA6, WA7, WA8)

Formulate and critically evaluate interventions into complex systems: strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change (Washington Accord WA1, WA3, WA6, WA7, WA8)

Understand your role, as engineers, as stewards of the natural environment–and act and communicate ethically and legally, with respect to the diversity of interests and people affected by climate change  (Washington Accord WA3, WA6, WA7, WA8)

Understand how to manage risk and uncertainty (Washington Accord WA3, WA6, WA7, WA10)

Continually learn, integrate ideas and perspectives, and adapt as an engineer in a changing environment. (Washington Accord WA12)

Prerequisites

ENCN201 (for basics of engineering writing)

Restrictions

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 C2 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Drop in Class A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Civil - Mech E201 Mech Computer Lab
16 Sep - 13 Oct
02 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Civil - Mech E201 Mech Computer Lab
16 Sep - 13 Oct
03 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Civil - Mech E201 Mech Computer Lab
16 Sep - 13 Oct
04 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Civil - Mech E201 Mech Computer Lab
16 Sep - 13 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 12:00 Rehua 009
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Friday 12:00 - 14:00 Rehua 009
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Head of Department

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,059.00

International fee $6,000.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 245

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering .

All ENCN375 Occurrences

  • ENCN375-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024