ENGR 4035 Smart and Liveable Cities

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301423

Coordinator Dharma Hagare Opens in new window

Description Students will apply smart and sustainability perspectives to design urban centres. Students will use a range of tools to conduct integrated system analysis for smart and liveable cities. Students work on real world projects including green buildings, blue/green space, sustainable transport and infrastructure, sustainable water management. Though these projects, students will achieve significant edge in their employability.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Discipline Other Engineering And Related Technologies

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) CIVL 2002 OR
ENGR 1050

Equivalent Subjects ENGR 4011 Sustainability and Risk Engineering


Successful completion of 200 credit points.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Integrate engineering and sustainability principles and tools in analysing and designing urban centres.
  2. Conduct life cycle assessment and system analyses incorporating risk assessment for sustainability of resources for a given urban centre.
  3. Design urban centres using smart cities principles to enhance liveability and wellbeing.
  4. Justify smart city designs in terms of sustainability principles.
  5. Communicate and collaborate with diverse team members, and key stakeholders in developing innovative designs and recommendations.

Subject Content

1. Water, energy and materials conservation
2. Design of sustainable and smart urban centres
3. Application of life cycle analysis to urban centres
4. Sustainable solutions incorporating risk assessment
5. Integrated systems engineering
6. Physical and mental wellbeing of inhabitants
7. Smart cities/ IoT/ Data analytics as applied to urban centres


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Tutorial submissions 13 x in-class submissions 20 N Individual
Project Report 5000 words (including tables, figures and pictures) 25 N Group
Practical Report 1000 words (including tables, figures and pictures) 5 N Group
Final Exam 3 hours 50 N Individual