lect09_S07 - The Real World Lecture 9 In the news Celebrity...

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T he Real World Engineering 100 J. Daida Standard Disclaimer: These lecture notes are provided as a SERVICE to you to help you study for this class. At no time are we obligated to provide notes for every lecture. Understand that these notes are NOT a replacement for either coming to lecture or for the class readings. Indeed, these notes represent only a PARTIAL SET, which means it's up to you to attend class (or to find someone else's notes) to fill in the SUBSTANTIAL fraction of the lecture that has been left out of these notes. Indeed, these notes may represent only a draft and may be based on last term's lectures (which may or may not be repeated in their entirety for this term.) If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we reserve the right to reduce the amount of content in these notes. If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we also reserve the right to discontinue the distribution of these notes either before or after lecture. Copyright: © 2007, Jason M Daida. All Rights Reserved. Lecture 9 In the news ± “Celebrity Architects Reveal a Daring Cultural Xanadu for the Arab World” NYT , H. Fattah, 1 February 2007 Hadid’s design for a performing arts center in Abu Dhabi, UAE Many of the world’s tallest buildings are located in China Tapei 101 Petronas Towers Sears Tower Jin Mao Tower 2 Int. Financial Centre http://skyscraperpage.com CITIC Plaza Shun Hing Square
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Burj Dubai UAE Guangzhou Tower CN Busan Lotte. S KR Shanghai World Financial Cntr CN Abraj Al Bait Towers Saudi Arabia http://skyscraperpage.com Some of the newest construction is happening outside of China… In engineering, we’re part of a larger global community… It’s helpful to know what’s happening out there
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http://skyscraperpage.com Burj Dubai (architect firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, based in Chicago, which also designed the Jin Mao Tower and is also designing the Freedom Tower ) As of 1 Oct 2006 http://skyscraperpage.com Burj Dubai (architect firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, based in Chicago, which also designed the Jin Mao Tower and is also designing the Freedom Tower )
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Why it matters ± As exemplified by these examples, engineering is increasingly global in nature ± It is increasingly not an option to ignore this trend ± SJTU and U-M College of Engineering recognizes this and is actively involved in creating an international learning experience for you ± At a crux of this experience is a systems understanding of engineering, which brings us to this lecture… Photo and logo courtesy of http://www.engin.umich.edu/soc/egl/ Preview ± Introduction ± The need to “see”… ± The role of systems in “seeing” ± A Cautionary Tale of Success ± Conclusions The real world is one in which systems rule… How Makers Think… ± MPS-6 ± Focus on “Defining Stated Problem” Engage Define Stated Problem Create Internal Idea of Problem Plan a Solution Carry Out The Plan Evaluate Look Back Defining the stated problem
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