ELEC424/COMP424: Mobile & Embedded Systems

Lin Zhong, lzhong AT rice.edu; Office: DH3046
Office hours: TR 4:00-5:00pm, or by appointment
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Teaching Assistants

Steven Arroyo (Lead), Chao Xu, and Kevin Boos


TR 10:50am-12:05pm; MEL 254


Assignment:         10%              Participation:     10%
Lab*:                     40%              In class quiz:      10%
Project*:                30%

*The lab/project vehicle (crazyflie) could get damaged. Motor/blade/battery damage that can be repaired with replacement is free (We do have spare parts). Electrical or mechanical damage to the board that is repaired by the responsible team is also free. A team lose 3% (out of the 70% for lab and projeect) for each board replacement needed.

*For each lab, the first two teams that get it to work correctly will receive 20% extra credit. To compete, a team should email the instructor a Youtube video showing the working lab and a zip file with all sources.

Grading will not be based on a forced distribution. All receiving 100 or more will be graded as A+; 95 to 99 A; 90 to 94 A-; 85 to 89 B+; 80 to 84 B; 75 to 79 B-; 70 to 74 C+; 65 to 69 C; 60 to 64 C-; 55 to 59 D+; 50 to 54 D; 45 to 49 D-; <45 F.

ADA Syllabus Statement

Any student with a documented disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All discussions will remain confidential. Students with disabilities will need to also contact Disability Support Services in the Allen Center.

Any student with a disability requiring accommodations in this course is encouraged to contact me after class or during office hours. Additionally, students will need to contact Disability Support Services in the Allen Center.

If you have a documented disability that will impact your work in this class, please contact me to discuss your needs. Additionally, you will need to register with the Disability Support Services Office in the Allen Center