Introduction to the essentials of engineering design and a forum for practicing the design process. Integrates many elements of the curriculum through a comprehensive design project to professional standards. Project includes the use of open-ended design problems, feasibility and impact analysis, complete design process, consideration of alternative solutions, and cost estimation and scheduling. Students practice team effort, development of a system perspective, communication skills, reporting, and presentations. The course is fast paced and covers new design elements in each module.
Pre-Req: Senior Status.