Applications and Implications

:blush: Updated for 2019 evaluation standards!

Propose a final project masterpiece that integrates the range of units covered.

* Your project should incorporate 2D and 3D design,
* additive and subtractive fabrication processes,
* electronics design and production,
* microcontroller interfacing and programming,
* system integration and packaging
* Where possible, you should make rather than buy the parts of your project
* Projects can be separate or joint, but need to show individual mastery of the skills, and be independently operable

See Final Project Requirements for a complete list of requirements you must fulfil.

Learning outcomes

  • Define the scope of a project
  • Develop a project plan

Have you answered these questions?

  • what will it do?
  • who has done what beforehand?
  • What will you design?
  • what materials and components will be used?
  • where will they come from?
  • how much will they cost?
  • what parts and systems will be made?
  • what processes will be used?
  • what questions need to be answered?
  • how will it be evaluated?

The answers to the questions above will allow you to create your BOM, or Bill Of Materials.


Why do I have to answer these questions?

Answer: These are questions to help you plan your final project. Answer these and any other questions you think will help you do this