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MEC6008   Graphical Programming with LabView   (10 credits)

Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Restricted to students registered for Programmes of Study within the Faculty of Engineering


The course introduces students to the commercial software `Labview'. Labview is an extremely versatile and widely-used commercial software for capturing and processing measured data and controlling machinery. It is widely-used in different mechanical engineering related applications. This module spans from very basic programming to building more complex data capture and monitoring interface. Students follow a series of on-line tutorials or submit exercises at each stage to ensure they follow and fully understand the subject. These tutorial files are unique for every student. This is followed by a larger project that students carry out for themselves based on their own interests and discussions with their tutor/supervisor.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 93.0
Lecture 1.0
Tutorial 6.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 %