Design Process and Methods is a three-credit course for entrepreneurial-minded engineering students that examines core concepts and activities relating to design.
This three-credit course in the School of Engineering exposes students to concepts and techniques for design.
The class discusses the fundamental concepts and activities of design processes and investigates domain-independent topics of design processes. These topics include idea conception, teamwork, quality, experimental design, optimization and technical communication. In addition, the class looks at fundamental methods of design, including decision making, conceptual design, cost evaluation, ethics issues, and intellectual property issues, which are investigated through interactive lectures and individual and group exercises.
A combination of lectures and group exercises are utilized.
This course is open to approved aerospace and mechanical engineering majors. Corequisites include MAE 338 or MAE 339. This course is typically offered in the fall semester.