This course introduces the student to electrical product development and fabrication. Topics include introduction to schematic and circuit layout software and conventions; printed circuit board assembly; enclosures; connector and cabling options; and scheduling, budgeting, and documenting the project. Each student works on a common product of reasonable complexity; develops and assembles a printed circuit board; and documents and presents the finished product. The lab portion develops practical skills in circuit board layout and fabrication, time management, and technical presentation..
3 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $100]