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L1_ECE4001_Fall_2008 - Handouts Lecture 1 1 Lecture 1...

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Slide #1 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 ECE4001 – Lecture 1 Engineering Design Overview Slide #2 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 Handouts - Lecture 1 1. Lecture 1 Handout Topics Lecture Topics Objectives/Outcomes Exam Dates (10/8 Exam #1, 11/19 Exam #2) Syllabus 2. Instructor Contact Information for ECE 4001 Thomas E. Michaels Van Leer E296B 404-385-4199 thomas.michaels @ece.gatech.edu 3. Text Hyman, Fundamentals of Engineering Design, 2 nd Edition 4. ECE 4001 will make use of T-Square for distributing course information and announcements: https://t-square.gatech.edu/ Slide #3 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 ECE4001 Grading Exam #1 25% Exam #2 25% Final Exam 30% Assignments 15% Professionalism 5% Slide #4 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 Course Objectives Introduce students to: 1. basic steps in the engineering design process. 2. careers available for ECE/CompE graduates. 3. engineering design vocabulary. 4. the importance of life long learning. 5. sustainability and environmental issues. 6. legal issues: standards, liability, intellectual property. 7. an understanding of how professional issues (teamwork, ethics, licensure, standards) relate to the practice of engineering design. 8. an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibility in the workplace.
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Slide #5 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 Course Objectives (Cont’d) Introduce students to: 9. the use of statistical analysis methods for engineering decision making. 10. principles for encouraging creative thinking on a design team. 11. engineering measurement principles and the importance of careful record keeping 12. engineering economy and accounting principles for engineering decision making. 13. fundamentals of job costing and estimating. 14. project management and planning tools. 15. case studies to understand the methods and constraints associated with realistic design practices. 16. the management structure and finances of high tech businesses 17. fundamentals of starting a small high tech business. Slide #6 ECE 4001 L1 © 2008 Course Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: 1. describe factors and constraints involved in realistic product design, e.g., manufacturability, reliability, testability, and/or sustainability.
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