EGR100 - EGR 100 Introduction to Engineering Design EGR 100...

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1 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 1 EGR 100 Introduction to Engineering Design EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 2 What is Engineering? Engineering ” derived from Latin root ingeniere , meaning to design or devise Basis of word ingenious Definitions?
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2 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 3 What is Engineering? Wikipedia : “Engineering is the science, discipline, art and profession of acquiring and applying technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge to design and implement materials, structures, machines, devices, systems, and processes that safely realize a desired objective or invention.” EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 4 What is Engineering? Figure from: “An Introduction to MECHANICAL ENGINERING,” Jonathan Wickert, Thomson Engineering
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3 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 5 Definitions of Engineering Common theme? Economic usage of resources What resources are generally available? Materials, People & Time Units are typically $ Many engineers spend much of their career minimizing usage of available resources EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 6 What is Design? Wikipedia : “Design is the planning that lays the basis for the making of every object or system”
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4 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 7 Application of Engineering Perfect World: Well-defined problems worked on by individuals produce single, best solutions Real World: Open-ended problems worked on by teams produce multiple solutions to be optimized EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 8 What is EGR 100? A first-year engineering design course… taken by all engineering majors… with several objectives:
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5 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 9 EGR 100 Course Learning Objectives Students will be able to: implement an organized methodology in solving design problems & effectively communicate those solutions; function effectively on cross-functional design teams; and explain unique aspects of the engineering profession. EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 10 EGR 100 Mission Develop professional skills in: Design Communication Teamwork Engineering To be used throughout your academic & professional careers
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6 EGR 100 Week 2 Lecture 11 What does EGR 100 do for you?
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2012 for the course EGR 100 taught by Professor Hinds during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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EGR100 - EGR 100 Introduction to Engineering Design EGR 100...

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