The following calendar shows key dates related to the required deliverables for your capstone course.
Every student is expected to work proactively towards completing the project successfully and on time.|
By the time you have start this course, you should have at least a physical architecture in place and be ready to materialize the product.
That is, you have properly organized the team, planned the remaining work that needs to be done, and you are ready to implement the final three steps of the design process.
Please start by reminding yourself about the core concepts, then make sure that your team works towards successfully completing the deliverables that are listed below.
Register to the capstone course
Please register to your project advisers section!
Regroup and start to build
Your project advisers will be expecting you to demonstrate that you are ready to continue the project - contact them now!
In 4991, you designed your solution up to the physical architecture step of the design process.
Now start work on materialization. Regroup and review the plan and start to build.
Make sure that you have all the required materials, components and instruments. Focus on what needs to be acheived for the success of the whole project.
Mid-term status report
Your advisers will be looking for a clear transition from the "proposal" to a reasonable progress on "materialization".
Update your previous project proposal into a form suitable for the final report.
Your focus should now be on what you actually did and any verification results that you have so far.
Arrange your content up to your current status and submit the (partial)report to your advisers.
Your advisers will provide feedback; apply any corrections and continue to develop the report (you will summarize the report next week in the form of presentation).
The status report should be a single document prepared by the whole team.
The document should be in pdf format with the filename "4992Status1234.pdf" (replace 1234 with your project code).
[This activity is worth up to 10 points]
Your advisers will expect the team to provide a clear account of the work being done by each team member and what work needs to be done to finalize the project successfully.
Pay special attention to the Gantt chart and identify the more serious problems that you are currently facing.
Summarize your status in the form of a presentation.
The presentation should be prepared using PowerPoint or similar, it should be a single file with contributions from all team members.
A guide to preparing your presentation is available here.
Take turns to present your own work; conclude with statements about your successes and failures, and your plans to finish the project successfully.
[This activity is worth up to 10 points]
Submit the draft report and draft checklist.
Your advisers will be looking for a mature report that documents most of the work and verification results.
Submit a draft of the final report to the project advisers.
The draft should be a single document prepared by the whole team.
The document should be in pdf format with the filename "4992ReportDraft1234.pdf" (replace 1234 with your project code).
We will provide you with a Draft Turnitin upload folder for you to check the similarity score which should be below 25%.
Advisers will provide feedback; you should make corrections and develop the draft further.
Also submit the draft checklist. This will be an itslearning required assignment submission by every student,
and must be pdf format with the filename "4992ChecklistDraft1234567.pdf" (replace 1234567 with your student id). Advisers will give feedback.
Submit the final report and final checklist.
Your advisers will be looking for a full account of the work of each team member and proof
that the product meets all the requirements outlined in the original description of the project.|
The final report should be a single document prepared by the whole team.
You should upload the file
"4992Report1234.pdf" to the Final Turnitin upload folder provided to you on itslearning.
Make sure that you have applied all corrections and suggestions given to you by your advisers and that the Turnitin similarity score is less than 25%.
[This activity is worth up to 20 points]
Also submit the final checklist. This will be an itslearning required assignment submission by every student,
and must be pdf format with the filename "4992Checklist1234567.pdf" (replace 1234567 with your student id).
[This activity is required and the final proposal will not be accepted until the adviser approves the checklist]
Your advisers will expect the team to provide a clear account of the product build, the work done by each team member, and
experimental proof that each functional and performance requirement have been met.
See the final presentation schedule here.
[This activity is worth up to 60 points]