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EGR 110: First Year Design Project – University of Portland
Author(s)/Presenter(s)/SourceUniversity of Portland
The challenge is designed to emphasize the essence of engineering and computer science; that is to solve a problem under a variety of constraints, attempting to meet criteria that are often conflicting, and to do so in association with colleagues who may have slightly different viewpoints than their own. Successful completion of the challenge will not only involve following through the design process from a conceptual design to a product, but also emphasize non-technical aspects of engineering. The process will involve innovative thinking, the design process, sketching, hands-on creation, technical writing and oral communication. To address accessibility, the challenge could be designing for an individual who has limited ability.