Short Title:Project 1
Full Title:Project 1
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ H2065
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:PATRICK O FRIEL
Module Description:The Project aims to equip the student with the skills necessary to research, construct and troubleshoot a basic electronic\electrical circuit. The concepts of project planning, managing and reporting are introduced and developed. The student will have responsibility for delivery of a working prototype. Project 1 and Project 2 are linked subjects and students work on the project throughout stage 2.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Plan a project and implement that plan.
LO2 Draw a schematic diagram with appropriate libraries.
LO3 Construct and troubleshoot an electronic\electrical circuit.
LO4 Source technical information from data sheets.
LO5 Write a technical report.
LO6 Use test and measurement equipment in a safe manner.
LO7 Identify potential environmental impact of the project.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Safe use of test and measurement equipment. Demonstration of circuit functionality, build and test. 3,4,6 35.00 Week 12
Written Report Write a technical report based on defined guidelines. An essay on the environmental impact of the project to be included in the report. 1,4,5,7 35.00 Week 12
Short Answer Questions Oral and/or written lab test based on the circuitry used in the project. 2,3,4 15.00 Week 11
Continuous Assessment Log book with entries for each week. Entries must contain evidence of attendance, compliance with lab rules, problems encountered, group activities, use of library resources, books used, solutions to problems, schematics, test details and typical waveforms at test. 1,2,3,4 15.00 Week 12
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Project 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Project 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Project 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Project 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Leo Finkelstein, Jr 2005, Pocket book of technical writing for engineers and scientists, McGraw-Hill Higher Education Boston [ISBN: 0-072976837]
  • Thomas L. Floyd, Digital fundamentals [ISBN: 0-138146462]
  • Thomas L. Floyd,, Electronic Devices [ISBN: 0-13-6155812]
  • Thomas L. Floyd 2006, Electronics fundamentals, Pearson Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 978-0131995857]
  • P Aarne 1998, Engineering Ethics & The Environment, Latese Ed., Cambridge University Press [ISBN: 978-0521589185]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAELE_B Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering 3 Mandatory
TA_EAELE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering 3 Mandatory
TA_EELEC_C Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering 3 Mandatory