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EE30203: BEng group project

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Needs Analysis (CW 0%)
  • Case Study (CW 20%)
  • Feasility Report & Target Specification Appendix (CW 80%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
1. To give each student the experience of real engineering design situation as part of a group.
2. To understand the socio-economic impact of engineering design
3. To develop an awareness of the contribution of the engineer, whether in design, research and development or manufacture, in the context of securing broad commercial goals of a company.
4. To introduce the students to the issues associated with entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes:
After successfully completing this unit the students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the business and entrepreneurial aspects of engineering.
2. Work in a multi-disciplinary team.

Skills:
Problem solving; numeracy; written communication; oral communication; working as part of a group; leadership. Taught, facilitated and tested.

Content:
Business lectures. Case studies. Project engineering. Group design study to comprise elements of the following: capture of user needs analysis, definition of specifications, technical and commercial feasibility.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

EE30203 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • UEXX-AFB02 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEXX-AKB02 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)

EE30203 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • UEEE-AFB13 : BEng(Hons) Computer Systems Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKB13 : BEng(Hons) Computer Systems Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFB01 : BEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKB01 : BEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFB12 : BEng(Hons) Electrical Power Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKB12 : BEng(Hons) Electrical Power Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFB14 : BEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering with Space Science & Technology (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKB14 : BEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering with Space Science & Technology with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFB15 : BEng(Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKB15 : BEng(Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFB16 : BEng(Hons) Robotics Engineering (Year 3)

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