This course provides students with an introduction to the principles and practice of engineering design. Course instructors provide one or more engineering challenges and students work in design teams to provide innovative design solutions. Students learn to provide, clarify and satisfy project requirements. Projects are structured to encourage trade-offs between possibly conflicting goals. Design lab sessions are supplemented by special-topic lectures that include: occupational safety, systems thinking, environmental impact.
Weekly Contact: Lab:3 hrs. Lecture:2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1