ELEC 391

Electrical Engineering Design Studio
Instructor – Leo Stocco
Engineering Services Contact – Roberto Rosales

Design supportMechanical and PCB design support available 2hrs per lab session, rooms MCLD315,306
Mon: 13:00-15:00 / 16:00-18:00
Tue : 09:00-11:00 / 12:00-14:00 / 16:00-18:00
Wed: 13:00-15:00 / 16:00-18:00
Tue : 09:00-11:00 / 12:00-14:00 / 16:00-18:00
Project Costs & QuotaLimits and costs are posted 'here',
Usage is tracked 'here'
You are not charged for services listed in the link above but you must work within the specified quota.
Getting componentsRequest components free of charge from ELEC391 TAs during any allocated lab hours.
TAs will ask you to justify your requests and will take notes to manage consumption.
The lab stock is kept in room M306.

Available PCB and non PCB components are posted here
Shop Material requestsFill online form
Install SolidWorksFollow the instructions posted 'here'
3D printingFor ELEC391 students only, there are two FDM 3D Printers deployed in the lab for free use.
During scheduled lab hours, these printers are reserved for the corresponding lab section.
Off lab hours printers are available of a first-come first-served basis.

You can also submit printing job requests to Engineering Services, charges apply towards your project quota as per Costs & Quotas posted 'here' .
You have a choice of FDM printing (Low-Res), or SLA (Hi-Res).

More information about this service is available 'here'.
Fill job submission online form.

General inquiries email: 3D@ece.ubc.ca

Waterjet cuttingSee available materials 'here'

Email: 3D@ece.ubc.ca
Subject: [WJ] ELEC391, Group Section #

State the intended use of your model and why you are choosing Waterjet cutting technology.
Please, specify quantities, units (meters, mm, inches...) and the overall dimensions of the pieces.
Do not forget to attach your CAD model and the DXF files in R12 format.
Install Altium 2016Follow the instructions posted 'here'
Get an AltiumLive accountEmail: engservices@ece.ubc.ca
Subject: [PCB] ELEC391, Altium live account for (your-name)

Include your full name an an email address to register with Altium (they do not spam)

Someone from Engineering Services will create an account for you.
Upon completion you will receive a confirmation email and login instructions from Altium.
PCB design support files Support files such as: ELEC391 Component Library, DRC file, etc. are available here
PCB submission deadlinesMidnight, every Monday until March 20.
We will check submissions and if necessary accept fixes until Tuesday 5PM
PCB submission instructionsOnly FR4 62mils, 2-layers
Boards failing DRC checking will not be fabricated.

Email PCB@ece.ubc.ca
Subject: [PCB] ELEC391, Group Section #, submission# (out of 3)

Attach: Zipped file with your PCB Project file (*.PrjPcb) and all associated files, also include the latest DRC report.
(make sure all files are under the same directory)

Total number of boards to fabricate:
Name of boards to fabricate and number of copies for each:

Do not forget to:
- include your group number on the top overlay layer
- draw a board outline on Mechanical 1
Shop trainingArranged during the 1st week of the term
Contact Eng Services staffFill online form
All other requestshelp@ece.ubc.ca