Introductory design in freshman engineering

Gunter W. Georgi, Lorcan M. Folan

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Polytechnic University teaches a 4-credit course in Freshman Engineering that introduces students to software and hardware tools, teamwork, written and verbal communication skills, project management, as well as overview lectures on major technical and non-technical disciplines. Several laboratory experiments and two term projects emphasize engineering design. Examples of student designs are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6525-6537
Number of pages13
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2001
Event2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Peppers, Papers, Pueblos and Professors - Albuquerque, NM, United States
Duration: Jun 24 2001Jun 27 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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