Spring 2024 - ENSC 405W D100

Capstone A: Project Design, Management, and Documentation (3)

Class Number: 5827

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
    Burnaby

  • Instructor:

    Michael Hegedus
    1 778 782-4946
  • Prerequisites:

    (ENSC 105W or MSE 101W), ENSC 204, all with a minimum grade of C-, completion of a minimum of 22 units of required upper division ENSC courses, and completion of (or concurrent enrollment in) two upper division technical electives meeting the requirements of the program. Students are required to complete at least two co-ops before enrolling in ENSC 440 Capstone B. Capstone B must be taken in the term immediately following Capstone A. Enrollment into Capstone A is by approval of the department via Capstone application form.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

This is the first course in a group-based, two-course capstone sequence: ENSC 405W, ENSC 440. Topics include group writing processes, project documentation and engineering design, group dynamics, engineering standards, project management, dispute resolution, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and user interface design. These groups will be maintained for the completion of the capstone project in ENSC 440. Students must take ENSC 440 in the term directly following successful completion of ENSC 405W. Engineering Science students cannot take MSE 410, MSE 411, SEE 410W or SEE 411 for credit. Students who have taken (ENSC 304 and ENSC 305W) may not take ENSC 405W for credit. Writing.

Materials

REQUIRED READING NOTES:

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Registrar Notes:

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS

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