GE106 - Introduction to Engineering Design

Course Objectives

•Formally expose students to the engineering field

•Grasp the values of professionalism, ethics, safety, intellectual property, environment, and human factors.
•Introduce the design process, problem-solving skills, and practices dealing with open-ended problems

•Enforce the skills in teamwork, group dynamics, critical thinking, planning, scheduling, and written/oral communications through the design project

Course Outline (Topics)

•An Overview of Engineering Design

•The Engineering Profession

•Engineering Need Analysis

•Problem Formulation

•Creativity in Design: Thinking Outside the box

•Concept Generation and Evaluation

•Human Factors Engineering

•Intellectual Property – Legal Factors

•Engineering Ethics

Course Materials