EC.723 D-Lab: Cycle Ventures


Class Info

Explores bicycle technology as a way to provide human power for an array of purposes in underserved communities. Presents an historical perspective on bicycle technology via lectures, guest speakers, and laboratory exercises. Students work as a group on a joint design and fabrication project; they then form project teams to take on design challenges from community organizations that work with bicycle-based technologies around the world. Optional January travel to partner communities. Limited to 16.

This class has no prerequisites.

EC.723 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by G. Jones.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Fall 2012 Subject Evaluations, EC.723 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the D-Lab site or on the EC.723 Stellar site.

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