Credits: 3

Semesters Offered

Spring 2018, Spring 2019

Learning Objectives

  • Understand need-based design.
  • Understand low voltage high current power and power management.
  • Understand applications of power electronics.
  • Understand Android programming for communications and navigation.
  • Understand programming in C and microprocessor IDE for PID control implementation
  • Understand programming using PSOC (programmable system on a chip) to implement embedded computing
  • Understand GPS sensing, thermal sensing, power sensing and wireless communication.
  • Understand microcontroller driven actuation.
  • Understand how to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Understand project management.
  • Develop written and oral communication skills.

Topics Covered

  • System design and project management
  • Power, power management and safety
  • Electronics
  • Drive and propulsion systems
  • Android programming
  • Microprocessors and PSoC devices
  • Internet of Things
  • Mechanics

Learning Outcomes

Coverage of ABET Oucomes
 

Outcome

Coverage

ABET (a):  An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

S

ABET (b):  An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data

S

ABET (c):  An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs

S

ABET (d):  Ability to function on a multi-disciplinary team

S

ABET (e):  Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

S

ABET (f):  Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

M

ABET (g):  Ability to communicate effectively

S

ABET (h):  The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

M

ABET (i):  Recognition of need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning

L

ABET (j):  Knowledge of contemporary issues

M

ABET (k):  Techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for practice

S

Coverage: Significant (S) – Moderate (M) – Little (L) – None (blank)