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ENGS 451 - Introduction to Engineering Design
Engineers create products, systems, and processes to solve problems and meet social needs. This course introduces students to the art and science of engineering design. Engineering design methods and the characteristics of the engineering design process are studied including: problem definition, conceptual design, preliminary design, and detail design. Exercises are carried out focussing on the development of creativity, independent thinking, and the ability to overcome unexpected problems. Students learn oral and written communication skills needed in engineering design and carry out individual hands-on design projects.
Past Student Design Projects