ELEC 391

Electrical Engineering Design Studio
Instructor – Leo Stocco
Lab location: MCLD306
Engineering Services Contact – Roberto Rosales

The information in the table below is for ELEC391 2016-WT2 and will be updated the first week of 2017-WT2

IssueContact
Design supportMechanical design support (Room MCLD315) and Electrical/PCB design support (Room MCLD306) are available 2hrs per lab session.
Tue & Thu : 09:00-11:00 / 12:00-14:00 / 16:00-18:00
Project Costs & QuotaLimits and costs are posted 'here',
Usage is tracked 'here' (To be updated once groups are formed)
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 printingThere are 3 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 on 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' .

Fill 3D job submission online form.
You have a choice of FDM printing (Low-Res), or SLA (Hi-Res).

More information about this service is available 'here'.
General inquiries email: 3D@ece.ubc.ca
Waterjet cuttingELEC391 Groups are allowed to submit up to 5 Waterjet requests per term; charges apply towards your project quota as per Costs & Quotas posted 'here' .

Fill job WJ submission online form.
Install Altium 2016Follow the instructions posted 'here'
Get an AltiumLive accountEmail: engservices@ece.ubc.ca
Subject: [PCB] ELEC391, Altium live account for (your-name)

Body:
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, the following days
Jan: 29
Feb: 5, 12, 26
Mar: 5, 12, 19
We will inspect submissions, communicate problems detected, and accept reasonable corrections until 5PM of the following Tuesday.
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)

Body:
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