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Saturday, March 06, 2021


TEJ4M - Final Project

Individually or in pairs define some type of project or piece of hardware that you would like to build.

Stage 1 -- Feb. 11
/10 Marks

Verbal Proposal
Form a group and briefly define a project that you would like to work on. Discuss hardware needs and group roles. Orally present your proposal to me for my approval. Hand in your group member's names with your topic.

Stage 2 -- Feb. 23
/25 Marks

Written Proposal
Write a detailed proposal that outlines the project that you are attempting to create. It should include a clear definition of what the hardware will do. You will also define each group member's role. Your proposal should be no less than five pages in length. It should include detailed drawing and diagrams to help explain the project. Also include a list of equipment and parts that you will need.

/5 Communication -- Spelling, grammar, clarity.
/10 Knowledge -- All relevant details are included.
/10 Thinking -- Problems are anticipated and addressed.

Stage 3 -- Mar. 28
/25 Marks

Your prototype should be a simple layout of your hardware. It should give the user or tester the basic idea of the how the hardware will work without all of the functionality working or the finished casing.

Stage 4 -- Week of Mar. 28
/20 Marks Presentation
/5 Marks Questions

Prototype Presentation
Groups will present their prototypes to the class for critique and suggestions. This presentation should be no shorter than twenty minutes. After the presentations has been completed the group should field questions and criticisms for roughly five to ten minutes.

Each individual in the class will be assigned a mark based on questions or comments that they direct towards the presenting group.

Presentations Schedule

Coming Soon!

Stage 5 -- Week of May 16
/25 Marks

Final Presentation
The final version of the hardware will be presented to the class. It is expected that the hardware will be fully functional for this presentation. Minor tweaks can be made based on the class's response before the 1.0 version is handed in.

Presentations Schedule

Coming soon!

Stage 7 -- May 27
/100 Marks

Final Submission
Congratulations! 1.0 versions of your hardware are to be handed in.
Hand in the following:

  1. Final version of you hardware (40 Marks)
  2. Printed manual on the functionality of the hardware. (25 Marks)
  3. Five page written report on the design process. (20 Marks)
  4. Annotated Bibliography. (15 Marks)

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