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Fall 2013-2014
CEE 474 / ENV 474 (STN)   na, npdf

Special Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Design and Construction of Environmental Sensors

Kelly K. Caylor
Adam Wolf

This class is an introduction to physical computing using the Arduino platform, with the goal of developing environmental sensors that talk to the internet over cellular networks. You will learn to develop computer code and wire electronics, as well as learn the nuts and bolts of the internet, including linux utilities, mysql, python, and sms.

Sample reading list:
Igoe, T, Making Things Talk: Sensors, Networks, and Arduino
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
20-30 pages of reading a week and writing assignments in the form of computer code and final project documentation.

Design Project - 40%
Problem set(s) - 60%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20726 L01 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm M   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E225   Enrolled:8 Limit:16
23445 P01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W        Enrolled:8 Limit:16