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Unformatted text preview: Design Project Guidelines ME 203 Typical way of solving open-ended problems 1. Define the problem: Define what the problem states; Sketch the problem (if appropriate); Determine the given information; Determine any constraints; Define a criterion for judging the final product. 2. Explore the problem: Determine the real objective of the problem; Examine the issues involved; Make reasonable assumptions; Guess the answer. 3. Plan the solution: Develop a plan to solve the problem; Map out any sub-problems; Select the appropriate theory, principles and approach; Determine any information that needs to be found. 4. Implement the plan. 5. Check the solution: Check the accuracy of the calculations (redo) and reasonableness. Design Project I ME 203 Mythbuster: The Case of Walk or Run Again Problem statement (8 credit points): The party is over and it is raining hard. Your car is parked a couple of blocks away. The way to your car is open, exposed to the rain. You are wearing your new designer jacket and certainly your car is open, exposed to the rain....
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- Spring '08