ENGR 401 (2017) - Home Page

Welcome to the ENGR 401 home page. This page, and those linked below, provide information about the course and will be updated as the course proceeds. Students enrolled in ENGR 401 should visit this page regularly to ensure that they are aware of the information available here.

If you find errors, note omissions, or have any other comments regarding these pages, please send an email to the Course Coordinator James Quilty <James.Quilty@ecs.vuw.ac.nz>.


22 June 1345: Some minor clarifications have been made to the speaking time tolerance and the use of references in the oral presentation, updated PDFs are available from the Assignments page.

21 June 1600: A draft schedule for the oral presentations is available from the Assignments page.

16 June 1100: Test 2 results are now available on the Course Marks page.

14 June 1100: The oral presentation marking schedule is available from the Assignments page.

26 May 1545: Some further details of the test have been posted on the Assignments page, and the Final Report Brief (PDF) has also been posted.

26 May 0845: The Finance for Engineers worksheet used in class is now available from the Lecture Schedule page, with model answers!

24 April 1200: The Assignments page has been updated with the dates and venue of the oral presentation sessions to be held in the examination period.

28 March 2000: Recommended Viewing on Prime TV tonight at 9:50 pm Bullies "This local documentary looks at the consequences of workplace bullying."

20 March, 1245: A PDF version of Assignment 1, including a marking schedule, is now available on the Assignments page.

12 March, 2100: The Project Recruitment page has been updated with information on tomorrow's interview session in Fairlie Terrace 77/306, the Lecture Schedule page now has lecture slides linked (pay particular attention to Lecture 3 (PDF), and some details of Assignment 1 are now available.

10 March, 1800: Echo60 recordings of lectures are now available on Blackboard.

7 March, 1100: Echo60 recordings of lectures are being made, but a technical issue beyond my control is presently causing delays to recordings appearing on the ENGR 401 Blackboard page. I've asked that the issue be addressed urgently.