Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 24, 2001
June 24, 2001
June 27, 2001
6.250.1 - 6.250.7
This paper describes the use of a computer-aided design (CAD) software package as a vehicle for outreach to high school students. Particularly, this research effort afforded pupils at a secondary school in central Pennsylvania the opportunity to participate in a program that was designed to accomplish the following: • To stimulate interest in engineering and design. • To provide the user with an opportunity to perform a legitimate structural design, based on a realistic set of design specifications and constraints. • Provide participants with an opportunity to use the computer as a problem-solving tool.
Cottrell, D. S. (2001, June), Building Bridges: Computer Aided Design As A Vehicle For Outreach To High School In The New Millennium Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 10.18260/1-2--8970
ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2001 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015