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study guide-final - Lecture Slides Week 1-Course...

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Lecture Slides Week 1 -Course Objectives -Demonstrate a basic understanding of the design process -Demonstrate basic facility with hands-on design and design evaluation, accomplished by working in teams -Demonstrate a knowledge of the disciplines of the Virginia Tech College of Engineering -Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics and application to real-life situations -Apply the scientific method to problem solving including use of software where applicable -Graph numeric data and derive simple empirical functions -Describe basic concepts associated with working in teams -Develop and implement algorithms that focus on object oriented approaches -Design is a creative process that results in a new device, system, structure, product, or process that satisfies a specific human need -Design criterion- characteristic related to the problem, such as cost, size, or weight, that is designer chosen as an evaluation factor -Design constraint- an imposed boundary placed on the design solution Week 2 -Engineers are individuals who combine knowledge of science, mathematics, and economics to solve technical problems that confront society -ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) Accreditation: -programs volunteer to undergo the review -accreditation is granted or denied; programs are not ranked -accreditation is granted for a maximum of six years Criterion: -An ability to apply knowledge of math, science, and engineering -Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data -An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability -An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams -An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems -An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility -An ability to communicate effectively -The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal context -A recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning -A knowledge of contemporary issues -An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice -Professional engineer:
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-Graduate from ABET accredited engineering school -Four years of engineering experience accepted by Board of Examiners -16 hours of written examination: Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and Principles & Practice Exam -Code of ethics-self-imposed -Engineering functions: research, design, testing, operations, management, teaching, development, production, construction, sales, and consulting -Fields of engineering: aerospace, biological systems, chemical, civil, computer, computer science, electrical, biomedical, nuclear, science and mechanics, industrial, material science, mechanical, mining and minerals, ocean, architectural, and environmental
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