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Author Dolan, Charles W. (Charles William), 1943-
Title The engineering design challenge [electronic resource] : a unique opportunity / Charles W. Dolan.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on engineering ; # 21. 1939-523X
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on April 19, 2013).
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The world of engineering design -- 1.1 Design recognition -- 1.2 What is engineering design -- 1.3 Why teaching design is difficult -- 1.4 The engineering design challenge -- References --
2. Introduction to engineering -- 2.1 ES 1000 introduction to engineering -- 2.1.1 Introduction to university life -- 2.1.2 Intellectual community -- 2.1.3 Information literacy -- 2.2 Role of H. T. Person Chair -- 2.3 Closing comments on ES 1000 -- 2.3.1 Student engagement -- 2.3.2 The course structure -- 2.4 Assessment -- References --
3. First-year design challenge development -- 3.1 Overall challenge philosophy -- 3.2 Safety -- 3.3 Cost and time constraints -- 3.4 Awards and prizes -- 3.5 Assessment --
4. The first-year design challenges -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Fleet efficiency and the auto design dilemma -- 4.3 Dunebuggy dash -- 4.4 First flight: fly a foam airplane 100 yards -- 4.5 Hackysack flip -- 4.6 Mousetrap powered car slalom -- 4.7 The great wall of carpet -- 4.8 Underwater recovery vehicle -- 4.9 Wind turbines and wind power generation --
5. Interdisciplinary design -- 5.1 Objectives -- 5.2 Administrative issues -- 5.3 Projects -- 5.3.1 NASA zero gravity projects -- 5.3.2 Automated transit system for campus -- 5.3.3 Disappearing roads and gas extraction -- 5.3.4 University energy plant conversion -- 5.3.5 Medieval construction -- 5.4 Student recruitment -- 5.5 Project organization -- 5.6 Assessment --
6. Interdisciplinary projects -- 6.1 Interdisciplinary design projects -- 6.2 NASA zero gravity I: construction in space -- 6.3 NASA zero gravity II: exercise machine -- 6.4 Design of an automated transit system -- 6.5 Disappearing roads -- 6.6 Beetle kill and biomass energy -- 6.7 Gothic cathedrals -- References --
7. Getting started -- 7.1 H. T. Person design challenge for primary and secondary schools in Wyoming -- 7.1.1 Engineering background and history -- 7.1.2 What an equation tells you about design -- 7.2 Meteor collision problem -- 7.3 Tire particle problem -- 7.4 What happened? -- 7.4.1 Windmill collapse -- 7.4.2 Bridge accident -- 7.4.3 Development of stress and strain curves -- 7.5 Notes for chapter -- 7.5.1 Paper column experiment -- 7.5.2 Meteor collision problem -- 7.5.3 Tire particle problem -- 7.5.4 What happened -- 7.5.5 Stress-strain curves --
A. H.T. Person lectures -- B. Sample course syllabus and policy -- C. Information literacy paper -- D. Sample oral presentation evaluation sheets -- Author's biography.
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Subject Engineering design -- Study and teaching.
engineering
design
challenges
first-year
interdisciplinary
multidisciplinary
assessment
outcomes
organization
evaluation
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9781627051767
ISBN 9781627051774 (electronic bk.)
1627051775 (electronic bk.)
9781627051767 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00487ED1V01Y201303ENG021 doi
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