Project 402

Module code EPR 402
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module entails the individual completion of a major engineering design project from concept to delivery. The student has to demonstrate the ability to develop a project concept into a completed final product that meets given requirements. The module focuses on the formulation of an engineering problem, the development of appropriate technical requirements and specifications (captured in a formal project proposal), project planning, design, implementation, verification that requirements are met, and completion of a technical project of a given nature, scope and complexity. The module requires the student to perform engineering design from first principles. At project completion, the student has to validate the actual design performance in real-world conditions against the design requirements and specifications. The design and results are documented in a major technical report, and the work is defended at a final oral examination and demonstration.

Module credits 64.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites ERD 320 Finalists only
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Period of presentation Year

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