The Engineering Design Challenge

The Engineering Design Challenge

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The Engineering Design Challenge addresses teaching engineering design and presents design projects for first-year students and interdisciplinary design ventures. A short philosophy and background of engineering design is discussed. The organization of the University of Wyoming first-year Introduction to Engineering program is presented with an emphasis on the first-year design challenges. These challenges are presented in a format readily incorporated in other first-year programs. The interdisciplinary design courses address the institutional constraints and present organizational approaches that resolve these issues. Student results are summarized and briefly assessed. A series of short intellectual problems are included to initiate discussion and understanding of design issues. Sample syllabi, research paper requirements, and oral presentation evaluation sheets are included.Each group will receive one foam model plane. The basic plane is to be redesigned, modified, and tested to optimize the number of planes in the team to make the required distance. In that regard, the team must decide what constitutes its bestanbsp;...

Title:The Engineering Design Challenge
Author:Charles W. Dolan
Publisher:Morgan & Claypool Publishers - 2013


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