Outlines of the Part IA coursework activities and experiments are given below, together with the number of timetabled sessions allocated to them. Charts and other records should be glued or stapled into your notebook. The students’ assimilation of the material covered in the eight lectures on the principles of design is tested through a product design project where they are asked to design a device to meet a specified need. Do not use loose sheets of paper: Mechanics 16 lectures Mechanical vibrations 12 lectures Thermofluid mechanics 24 lectures. The approach we have adopted is therefore to aim to have inclusive standard procedures for all teaching activities.
Work set for each drawing class must be handed in at the end of each session. See the facilities and rules page for information about access to the Department, departmental rules and facilities such as the computer system and Language Unit etc. Lecturers will start lecturing at precisely 9am in order to fit in the full 50 minutes of teaching that they need to deliver:. For the first week, students work in groups of three to design and build a simple electro-mechanical device, based around a number of sensors and actuators. Associated paper Experiment number and title Long or short Mechanics: The syllabus pages will give you lecturer details for part IA and part IB lecturers. All students should do this, and browse the project documentation on the Moodle site, during the afternoon of Wednesday week 0.
Penalties apply for students arriving late to labs. Sequential logic, memory and counting. Part IA coursework starts with an intensive, hands-on activity using Lego Mindstorms.
pary LTSpice write-up, 2 marks Radio demo, 1 mark Report, 5 marks. Arthur Shercliff travel scholarship application form. You should bring your safety glasses to all labs and wear them when needed. Further provision may be required in particular cases. Some experiments are ‘short’.
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Do not wear loose clothing or scarves near rotating machinery. Physical principles of electronics, electromagnetics 12 lectures Linear circuits and devices, AC power 22 lectures Digital circuits and information processing 16 lectures. The principles of dimensional analysis are covered in four lectures at the start of term followed by two experiments and questions may be set on this topic in the Part IA examinations. The Michaelmas Term part of the course involves 12 activities for self-study, and each activity has exercises to be completed.
The structures are tested to destruction in ascending order of ‘cost’. A long experiment occupies 2 hours in the lab and is then written up as a report.
Your lab record should start on a new page for each experiment performed. Vued Lent Term activity is a group exercise, with students working in pairs. Introduction Outlines of the Part IA coursework activities and experiments are given below, together with the number of timetabled sessions allocated to them.
For experiments and reports in Part I, you are referred in particular to the following sections:. These straightforward experiments aim to give students experience of important techniques and phenomena. More fued may be available One examples paper is issued for about every four lectures, on Wednesdays according to the termly schedule. Accreditation of the MEng. All CUED undergraduates study the same subjects for their first five terms.
Work submitted for marking must be that of the student who submits it, as defined in the plagiarism, cooperating and cheating guidelines. Assessment is by the quality of the tested product, the quality of the drawings and the individual reports.
Do this in good time and you will not be rushed into producing an unsatisfactory report. The topics chosen are at the discretion of courdework group leader.
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Other members of the University, staff or students, can self-enrol as observer and gain access to handouts and other documents made available to the students by the lecturers. Part IA coursework and examination credit notice. For the first week, students work in groups of three to design and build a simple electro-mechanical device, based around a number of sensors and actuators.
The exercise is open-ended and fun, giving an immediate awareness of the integrated nature of real-world engineering, involving software, mechanical and electrical components, teamwork, and communication skills. Plagiarism, cooperating and cheating. The communication of technical information is developed through the exposition course which aims to improve students’ presentation, discussion and writing skills.
More information may be available Lab safety instructions No eating, drinking or smoking is allowed in the labs or drawing or computing areas. The course starts with an introductory lecture in LT0 and is then delivered through a series of self-paced tutorials and tasks that are supported by helpdesk sessions.