Senior Design Handbook

Introduction and Ground Rules
A Capstone Course
Purpose of Senior Design
Scope of Senior Design

Getting Started
Get psyched
Choose your team
Choose your Project
Choose your Advisor
Obtain a Sponsor
Get Going

Moving right along
Define your Problem
Define the Criteria for Success
Define the Work Project
Prepare the Mock-Up
Read prior years' projects
Develop a Project Schedule
Decide on software
Perform all research
Develop design alternatives
Design in Depth
Present with Splash
Best of Senior Design

It’s all in the details
Define your audience
Frame Your Conclusions
Importance of Numbers
Review Grading Expectations
Define what's not covered
Provide System Overviews
Plan Your Written Report
Plan Presentation early
Know your Partners' work

Rehearse presentation
Presentation Techniques
Maintaining Progress
Information Sources