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Fall 2009-2010
ELE 397   na, npdf

Junior Independent Work

Bradley W. Dickinson

Provides an opportunity for a student to concentrate on a "state-of-the-art" project in electrical engineering. Topics may be selected from suggestions by faculty members or proposed by the students. The final choice must be approved by the faculty advisor. There is no formal reading list; however, a literature search is a normal part of many projects.


Reading/Writing assignments:
No formal assignments, but the student is expected to average at least six to ten hours per week and to make regular progress reports. A final written report is required.

Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
For each project, the requirements are set in consultation with the faculty advisor, and depend somewhat on the nature of the project. A written final report is required, and a copy of the report must be turned into the ELE Undergraduate Office by the end of the Reading Period. This course is open to qualified sophomores as well as juniors, provided they are adequately prepared..

Other information:
Grading is done by individual project advisors. A grade for ELE 397 is given at the end of the Fall semester even if the project continues in the Spring semester. Four graded elements: Detailed outline - 10%, Interim report - 15%, Poster presentation - 15%, Final report - 60%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21139 S01 TBA        Enrolled:7 Limit:20