3.004 Principles of Engineering Practice

Class Info

Introduces students to the interdisciplinary nature of 21st-century engineering projects with three threads of learning: a technical toolkit, a social science toolkit, and a methodology for problem-based learning. Students encounter the social, political, economic and technological challenges of engineering practice via case studies and participation in engineering projects. Includes a six-stage term project in which student teams develop solutions through exercises in project planning, analysis, design, optimization, demonstration, reporting, and team building.

This class has 18.01, and 8.01 as prerequisites.

3.004 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by L. Kimerling.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays in 4-265.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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