ECE 495G - Electrical and Computer Engineering Junior Seminar

Lecture Hours: 1 Credits: 1

Counts as:

Experimental Course Offered: Fall 2005

Catalog Description:
This course provides students with a formal introduction of the engineering design process as preparation for their capstone senior design experience. This course builds upon the design concepts introduced in the sophomore year. Students are familiarized with their options for a senior design experience. Topics related to professional development such as ethics and the importance of life-long learning are also presented. In addition, post-graduation options are discussed.

Required Text(s):
  1. Fundamentals of Engineering Design, 2nd Edition, Barry Hyman, Prentice Hall, 2003, ISBN No. 013-046-712X.
  2. What Every Engineer Should Know About Ethics, Kenneth K. Humphreys, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1999, ISBN No. 0-8247-8208-9.

Recommended Text(s): None.

Learning Outcomes:

A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
  1. an understanding of the engineering design process. [c,e,f,h]
  2. an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility. [f,h,j]
  3. a recognition of the need for life-long learning. [i]

Engineering Design Content:

Establishment of Objectives and Criteria
Synthesis
Analysis
Construction
Testing
Evaluation

Engineering Design Consideration(s):

Economic
Environmental
Ethical
Health/Safety
Manufacturability
Political
Social
Sustainability