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TMR4530 - Marine Machinery, Specialization Project

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

Topic for the project shall be central for the specialization "Marine Machinery" and related to marine activities.
The students have to attend a mandatory introduction seminar to the project thesis beyond the established ECTS. The seminar has to be attended as part of the project thesis course. The seminar consists of lectures and assignments which has to be passed for the students to be allowed to hand in the project thesis. The content of the seminar prepares the student for writing their thesis; such as searching for literature, writing reports, scientific publishing and ethics.

Learning outcome

The student shall learn to immerse oneself in a specific topic within the chosen specialization, using a scientific method of work. This includes to obtain additional knowledge through searching scientific literature and other relevant sources, and to combine this with own knowledge. The student shall learn to perform a larger, independent project, including making a project plan with breakpoints, reporting part results and write a project report in accordance with generally recognized standards.

After having completed the introduction seminar to the project thesis the student shall: know and understand the importance of ethical research practices. Be able to take an active role in their own skills development and learning. Understand the importance of conducting thorough literature reviews. Be able to perform detailed scientific literature reviews, including searching in literature databases. Be acquainted with the desirable quality and content of independent research. Be able to conduct accurate report writing, and thesis preparation. Know how to increase the effectiveness of their individual research. Know how to write concise scientific reports, including structuring, referencing, and avoiding plagiarism. Manage their project schedule and resources, managing expectations and change. Be able to define a project description and project plan.

Learning methods and activities

Individual project work with guidance from supervisor.
Lectures, self-study. Mandatory assignment.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

The course is only accessible for students admitted to the master programmes Marine Technology and Engineering and ICT.

Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the semester.
Guideline for writing report and lecture notes.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMR4705 7.5 01.09.2007
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Marine Technology

Examination

Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100

Submission
2020-12-17


14:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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