Physical Computing module (AC22006)
About the module
An introduction to physical computing, the importance of well-designed human-computer interfaces and the extended interactional opportunities afforded by a rich range of sensors and actuators connected to the microcontroller.
There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.
|1||Introduction to Physical Computing|
|2||Fundamentals of Arduino|
|3||Introduction to Sensors|
|4||Introduction to Actuators|
|5||Ethics and Security|
|7||Things and the Internet of Things|
|8||Homes and Smart Homes|
Assessment and coursework
Coursework counts for 50% of the final module mark.
The final class test counts for 50% of the final module mark.
Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignments so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.
|Title||Week Given||Week Due||Effort Expected (hours)||Value (%)|
|Designing physical computing artefact||1||4||10|
|Constructing physical computing artefact||1||6||10|
All course material is available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee and provides recommended materials for completing the module.