Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MEng, MRes, MSc and PhD students of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and similar disciplines Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content: This module covers the development of advanced engineering software projects, spanning a range of application areas. Generic Topics to be discussed include: Large-scale software management, robust design and coding techniques, accurate and efficient numerical computing for technological simulations, parallel computing techniques applicable to several classes of parallel computer e.g. multicore, distributed and graphics processing unit (GPU) based systems, database design and implementation; distributed network based computing; hardware interfacing.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||25||Programming Assignment|
|Coursework 2||25||Programming Assignment|
|Coursework 3||25||Design Assignment|
|Coursework 4||25||Design Assignment|
Dr J Bonnyman
Education Aims: To introduce students to the different roles and forms of software in use across the range of engineering activity; this encompasses efficient and robust numerical computation and the networking and data-managment aspects of the broader engineering environment.
By the end of the module, students should be able to;
Offering School: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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