Short Title:Project 2
Full Title:Project 2
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ H2066
 
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:Project equips the student with the skills necessary to research, construct and troubleshoot a basic electronic\electrical circuit. The concepts of project planning and technical report writing are developed. The student is given responsibility for delivery of a working prototype on a printed circuit board
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Maintain and implement a project plan
LO2 Design a PCB layout using through hole and surface mount components.
LO3 Construct and troubleshoot an electronic\electrical circuit on PCB using standard laboratory test equipment with emphasis on the oscilloscope, power supply and signal generator.
LO4 Write a technical report.
LO5 Describe the environmental and social obligations linked with the project with reference to the Engineers Ireland code of ethics
LO6 Demonstrate the project to supervisor and peer group.
 

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 PCB circuit functionality, build and test. Demonstration of circuit operation to supervisor and peer group. 2,3,6 35.00 Week 12
Written Report Written report on entire project (PROJECT 1 and 2). The written report will include a user manual for the prototype and an essay on environmental impact to be included in the report. 1,4,5,6 35.00 Week 12
Short Answer Questions Oral and/or written lab test based on the circuitry of the project. 3 15.00 Week 11
Continuous Assessment Lab book with entries for each week. Entries must contain evidence of attendance, compliance with lab. 1,3 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]
  • John F. Wakerly 2006, Digital design, Pearson/Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River,New Jersey [ISBN: 0-131863894]
  • Thomas L. Floyd, Digital fundamentals [ISBN: 0-138146462]
  • Thomas L. Floyd 2006, Electronics fundamentals, Pearson Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 978-0131995857]
  • Neamen 2007, Microtronics Circuit Analysis and Design, 3rd ed Ed., McGraw Hill [ISBN: 978-00071254434]
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 4 Mandatory
TA_EAELE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering 4 Mandatory
TA_EELEC_C Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering 4 Mandatory