Fall 2016 textbook list
The Fall 2016 ECE textbook list is available online for students.
Current Prerequisites & Course Offering
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ECE 5576 Object-Oriented Software Development II (3C)
Object-oriented design, including both logical and physical design. In logical design, rules related to class interfaces, containment, inheritance, and associations are covered along with design patterns. Physical design addresses components, levelized designs, and the application of generic programming concepts in design. Students develop design documentation for an engineering software project.
Object-oriented software principles are being applied in all engineering disciplines. This course provides an introduction to fundamental and advanced object-oriented analysis and design topics.
Typically offered: Spring. Program Area: Computers.
Experience with dynamic polymorphism, operator overloading, generic progamming and working with frameworks at the level of 4574, Large-Scale Software Development for Engineers, is required.
Department Syllabus Information:Major Measurable Learning Objectives:
- Design levelized systems that have a natural order for construction and testing.
- Apply patterns in object-oriented design.
- Apply generic programming in object-oriented design.
- Design systems in terms of components.
|Design rules for class interfaces||5%|
|Design rules for moving from procedural programs||5%|
|Design rules for containment||10%|
|Design rules for single-inheritance||10%|
|Design rules for multiple-inheritance||5%|
|Design rules for association relationships||5%|
|Ground rules for physical design||5%|
|Designing with components||10%|
|Creating levelized designs||15%|
|Application of design patterns||15%|
|Generic programming fundamentals||5%|
|Generic programming in design of algorithms||10%|