ENGR 13200 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation II
Syllabus – Spring 2012
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Welcome to ENGR 13200!
This course is designed to enable you to continue to develop the problem-solving skills that you
will use as an engineer. You will also begin to learn to use computer tools to solve fundamental
Further, you will continue to develop your teaming and communication
skills - skills that you will need as an engineering student and as an engineer.
Typically, students find the content and the format of this course very different from their past
classes. Our aim is to help you begin to develop problem-solving strategies, computer
competencies, and a professional engineering demeanor that you will need in your future
engineering courses and career. We hope that this course gives you a feel for how engineers
work, think, and communicate.
This document includes the following sections:
Course Prerequisites and Co-requisites
Distribution of Grades
Successful completion of this course will enable you to use, create, and explore tools,
particularly computer tools, in modeling, problem solving, and design.
More specifically, this course will enable you to:
Develop a logical problem solving process which includes sequential structures,
conditional structures, and repetition structures for fundamental engineering problems,
Translate a written problem statement into a mathematical model,
Solve fundamental engineering problems using computer tools,
Perform basic file management tasks using an appropriate computer tool,
Employ design and problem processes in modeling, problem solving and design work,
Work effectively and ethically as a member of a technical team,
Develop a work ethic appropriate for the engineering profession,
Evaluate and provide feedback to improve solutions to engineering problems,
Reflect on personal and team performance to achieve continuous improvement, and
Demonstrate an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
What You Can Do To Be Successful In ENGR 13200
Take ownership of your education and learning process.
Successful problem solvers
have to practice and learn material on their own.