Project - EL600

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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6 45 (22.5) DR G Lu

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

None

2017-18

Overview

Lecture Syllabus

INTRODUCTION TO THE 3RD YEAR PROJECT
RESEARCH TECHNIQUES
POSTER DESIGN
REPORT WRITING

Coursework

LITERATURE REVIEW
ORAL PRESENTATION
INTERIM REPORT
POSTER DESIGN AND PRESENTATION

LABORATORIES
Students are expected to work two full days a week designing, building and testing their hardware and/or software.

SUPERVISIONS
Weekly meetings are held with the project supervisor throughout the year.

LITERATURE REVIEW
A literature review report is submitted in the beginning of the Autumn Term giving an introduction to the chosen project and the definition of the state-of-the-art in the field.

ORAL PRESENTATION
An oral presentation is required in the middle of the Autumn Term outlining the project and how it will be implemented (i.e., project plan- Gantt Chart).

INTERIM REPORT
The interim report is submitted at the end of the Autumn Term reporting the progress against the Gantt Chart of the project during the term.

POSTER DESIGN AND PRESENTATION
The poster is required at the end of the Lent Term giving an outline of the project. The poster presentation is required in the beginning of the Summer Term.

FINAL PROJECT REPORT, VIVA AND DEMONSTRATION
The final project report is submitted at the end of the Lent Term and is subject to a viva voce examination and demonstration. The final report is a formal documentary description of the project, including the introduction in the field, definition, aim and objectives of the project, detailed technical approaches, design, implementation and experimental results of the work completed.

Details

This module appears in:


Contact hours

Total contact hours 35
Independent study 415
Total study hours 450

Availability

Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Method of assessment

82% Final Project Report
18% Coursework

Preliminary 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

Execution of a substantial piece of independent design or development engineering work
Writing of a scientific report based on the research, development and evaluation undertaken
Formal presentation of work to individuals and groups

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