THIRD YEAR PROJECT

ELE3PRO

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this unit is to extend and reinforce embedded programming concepts taught in ELE3EMB. Analogue circuit design, schematic capture and circuit board layout are also covered. Students are given an opportunity to demonstrate practical project management skills by keeping a detailed log book which culminates in a small formal report.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE3DEC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ELE3PRJ

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProject management,PrescribedHaynes, M.E.2ND EDN, CRISP PUBLICATIONS INC. 1997.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Write a detailed project plan and management report demonstrating time management skills, and perform RISC and SWAT analysis.

Activities:
Project management and report writing skills are reinforced in lectures.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Construct and program a working electronic device.

Activities:
Lectures will aid students in an understanding of their circuit, it's construction and programming. Lab work will reinforce this.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Design a functional schematic using the Altium development environment.

Activities:
Altium tutorial and lab work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Create a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout suitable for commercial production using Altium.

Activities:
Altium tutorial and lab work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

05. Write a concise technical report.

Activities:
Lab book use throughout the subject both in the lab and outside.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Demonstration of project hardware and PCB construction (5 minutes)35 02, 04
Management report5 01
Project plan (600 words)5 01
Schematic design and PCB artwork20 03, 04
Technical report, C code and log book (2000 words)35 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Demonstration of project hardware and PCB construction (5 minutes)35 02, 04
Management report5 01
Project plan (600 words)5 01
Schematic design and PCB artwork20 03, 04
Technical report, C code and log book (2000 words)35 03, 04, 05