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A Real Life Interdisciplinary Capstone Design Course

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Conference

2001 Annual Conference

Location

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publication Date

June 24, 2001

Start Date

June 24, 2001

End Date

June 27, 2001

ISSN

2153-5965

Page Count

6

Page Numbers

6.90.1 - 6.90.6

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/9717

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25

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Graham Walker

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Henry Chaya

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Abstract

A new interdisciplinary design course has been developed. A unique feature of this course is the participation of alumni who have been involved with engineering practice for a number of years. These alumni assume the role of clients for the design project. Their involvement added unique insights to the real practice of engineering design. It also greatly enhanced student interest in the course.

Walker, G., & Chaya, H. (2001, June), A Real Life Interdisciplinary Capstone Design Course Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. https://peer.asee.org/9717

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