Lecture27 - Class projects Forming teams Preparing for the project Organization ENGRI 1290 1 Why teams One characteristic of engineering work is

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ENGRI 1290 2 Why teams? One characteristic of engineering work is teamwork. Engineers work in team to Cover more ground : project tasks are done simultaneously, in parallel. Crosscheck designs : team members verify team mates work Cross pollenization : initiate discussions among the team members and find new ideas. The major difficulty is getting the team working together as a single unit. This requires : Organization Communication Coherence Leadership and Subordination Tasks management Dynamism
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3 Design process in a nutshell • Defining the problem – Reducing the problem to its simplest form – Listing the expected outcomes (customer criteria) • Finding the possible solutions – Searching for useful information – Defining the possible solutions – Analyzing and comparing the possible solutions •M a k i n g a d e c i s i o n – Defining the economical and material impact on the possible
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course ENGRI 1290 taught by Professor Gourdain during the Fall '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture27 - Class projects Forming teams Preparing for the project Organization ENGRI 1290 1 Why teams One characteristic of engineering work is

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