Computer Interfacing Group Project - EL562

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2018-19
Canterbury
(version 2)
Autumn and Spring
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5 15 (7.5) DR X Yan

Pre-requisites

EENG3050 (EL305) INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS
EENG3110 (EL311) THE ROBOTICS PROJECT

Restrictions

None

2018-19

Overview

The module consists of a practical group project involving both hardware and software. Also included is a series of supporting lectures. Students work in groups of typically four. The project provides an opportunity for students to gain experience not only in technical areas such as PC based data acquisition, computer interfacing, visual programming and hardware design and construction but also in transferable skills including team working, project management, technical presentations and report writing.

Details

This module appears in:


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 49
Private study hours: 101
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

100% Coursework

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

1. demonstrate an understanding of data acquisition and hardware interfacing to a personal computer;
2. demonstrate use of visual programming and user interface design and implementation;
3. demonstrate an understanding of software management and project management.

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