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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
At the end of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Implement basic top-down design methodologies2. Produce mechanical drawings and designs suitable for 3D printing3. Perform circuit analysis, design and simulation using software tools4. Design, construct and test a simple PCB board5. Build and test a prototype project6. Communicate their work in a design report.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Subject to the approval of the College of Engineering Dean (Academic)
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $1,153.00
International fee $5,667.00
* 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.
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Electrical and Computer Engineering