Short Title:Software Project 2
Full Title:Software Project 2
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:SWPR H2002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:MICHAEL GILL
Module Description:The Software Project aims to equip the student with the skills necessary to research, develop and troubleshoot a basic embedded or software system. The concepts of project planning, managing and reporting are further developed. The student will have responsibility for delivery of a tested working system.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Maintain and implement a project plan
LO2 Use an appropriate development environment and tool-chain to develop software.
LO3 Design and develop a software/embedded system using structured techniques.
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 Demonstration of software functionality, development and test. Correct use of the development environment. Safe use of test and measurement equipment if required. Demonstration of system operation to supervisor and peer group. 2,3,6 35.00 Week 12
Written Report Written report on entire project (SOFTWARE PROJECT 1 and 2). The written report will include a user manual for the system 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 software developed/used in the project. 2,3 15.00 Week 11
Continuous Assessment Lab book with entries for each week. Entries must contain evidence of attendance, compliance with lab requirements. 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]
  • Casey Reas, Ben Fry 2015, Getting Started with Processing, 2nd Ed., Maker Media, Inc [ISBN: 978-145718708]
  • Adrian Fernandez, Dung Dang 2013, Getting Started with the MSP430 Launchpad,, 1st Ed., Newnes [ISBN: 0-12-411600-0]
  • Deitel and Deitel 2014, Java How To Program, 10th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 1292018194]
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_EAENS_B Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Engineering Software 4 Mandatory
TA_EAENS_D Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Software 4 Mandatory