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EECE 391 - Electrical Engineering Design Studio II
2018 - Section 942
Design and the Professional Engineer
- Where public safety or legal liability are issues, it is generally necessary to have a Professional Engineer assume responsibility for the correctness of a design or results by signing or sealing a design document or report.
- Professional engineers are often required to seal the results of tests and measurements conducted on communications and control systems, especially where deficiencies in such systems could affect public safety.
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (formerly Industry Canada) currently requires Professional Engineers to sign or seal most licence applications concerning broadcasting or microwave systems that operate in licenced bands.
- Many clients now require that their consultants carry errors and omissions insurance. This is very difficult to obtain if one isn't registered as a Professional Engineer.
- RFP's (Requests for Proposal) and RFQ's (Requests for Quotations) for consulting services often stipulate that bidders be registered as Professional Engineers to be eligible for consideration. This is especially common for work done on behalf of a provincial government or another consulting firm.
- Because the Professional Engineer designation is awarded to those with documented experience in designing engineering solutions based upon established and accepted principles, many consultants feel that it gives them instant credibility with prospective clients.
- If you aren't certain whether you need to register, your manager or director will not hesitate to advise you!
- For more information, please contact the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC
||David G Michelson, PhD, PEng
Dr. Robert Rosales
This schedule only covers contact hours. Expect to devote significant non-contact hours to the course as well!
This includes reviewing lecture notes, reading assignments, group meetings, report writing, and project work.
REPORT DUE DATES (@ 23:59, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lab 1 - Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Lab 2 - Tue, 17 Jul 2018
Lab 3 - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
Lab 4 - Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Lab 5 - Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Radio - Sat, 4 Aug 2018
LoRa - Mon, 13 Aug 2018
Technical Communications (Lecture Notes)
Amateur Radio Certification
Systems Engineering for Dummies (IBM)
NASA Systems Engineering Handbook, Rev. 2 (NASA)
Systems Engineering Fundamentals (U.S. DoD)
Systems Engineering Guide for Systems (U.S. DoD)
Lab Report Template
Spectrum Analyzers and Filters
Lecture Notes - 2
Review questions are embedded in the lab assignment.
The quiz is based upon the pre-lab assignment.
Notes and Data Sheets
AN 150 - Spectrum Analyzers (Keysight)
AN 1MA98 - dB or not dB (Rohde & Schwartz)
4046 Data Sheet (Texas Instruments)
Flexible RCL Testing (Fluke)
Component Lab (University of California, Berkeley)
Low-Power Radio Project
Orientation will be evaluated (and must be
successfully completed) but will not be scored.
30% - five lab assignment group reports (LABS)
20% - in class quizzes (QUIZ)
25% - Radio Project - demo + report (PRJ1)
25% - LoRa Project - demo + report (PRJ2)
100% - final course mark
Penalties will be applied at the discretion of the instructor
for late submission or completion of course requirements.