This course emphasizes project design, planning, and manufacturing issues. Topics include planning and budgeting; safety in the design; design for manufacturability; fabrication techniques; testing for safety and reliability; and quality control. The student is given a small electrical/electromechanical design on which to apply the lecture material. The student also selects and begins planning a major, team-oriented project with major software and electrical components that is completed in ELT 4702.
1 hour of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $250]