ENEL200-20W (C) Whole Year 2020

Electrical and Computer Engineering Design

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 13 March 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 21 August 2020


Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering design principles. Electronic circuit simulation leading to a design-and-build project including circuit design and simulation, printed circuit board design, and construction of a working device with documentation. Documentation preparation.

Topics covered include:
● Mechanical analysis, drawing and design using Solidworks
● Circuit analysis and simulation
● PCB design and assembly
● Engineering design process

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
● implement basic top-down design methodologies
● produce mechanical drawing and designs suitable for 3D printing
● perform circuit analysis, design and simulation using software tools
● design, construct and test a simple PCB board
● build and test a prototype project
● communicate their work in a design report


Subject to the approval of the College of Engineering Dean (Academic)



Course Coordinator

Allan McInnes


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
ECE Design Labs 10%
ECE Design Project 15%
CAD Tutorials 12%
CAD Project 13%
Prototype Labs 7.5%
Prototype Project 1 PCB 10%
Prototype Project 1 Demo 5%
Prototype Project 2 Review 10%
Prototype Project 2 Report 17.5%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,140.00

International fee $5,665.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Electrical and Computer Engineering .

All ENEL200 Occurrences

  • ENEL200-20W (C) Whole Year 2020