Engineering Group Project - EENG5620

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2021 to 2022
Combined Autumn and Spring Terms 5 15 (7.5) Robert Horne checkmark-circle


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.


Contact hours

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

Method of assessment

100% Coursework

Indicative reading

Programming Arduino with LabVIEW M. Schwartz and O. Manickum Packet Publishing Birmingham (2015) ISBN-978-1-84969-822-1

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
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.


  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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