Lecture 2 - Problem Solving and Professional Presentation

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1/13/2010 1 TODAY’S TOPICS: Problem Solving and Presentation Engr 160 Problem Solving and Presentation How will learning this help me? You will learn a problem solving approach that will help you approach problems in an orderly, logical, and systematic way You will understand problems more thoroughly You will make fewer mistakes You will learn how to present technical material in an orderly, logical, and systematic way Free Associations with this Topic Engr 160
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1/13/2010 2 Key Point 1 Solving engineering problems 1. Recognize and understand the problem a. Understand what information is being sought b. What is the root problem 2. Accumulate data and verify accuracy a. Determine required physical information b. Deal only with information that can be verified 3. Select the Appropriate Theory or Principle a. Apply the appropriate laws of mathematics and science Engr 160 Key Point 1 Solving engineering problems 4. Make the necessary assumptions a. Are there circumstances that would make the
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ENGR 160 taught by Professor Sengupta during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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