Asee peer logo

The Design of Coffee

Download Paper |

Conference

2016 EDI

Location

San Francisco, CA

Publication Date

March 29, 2016

Start Date

March 29, 2016

End Date

April 1, 2016

Conference Session

Cool Ideas

Page Count

7

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/27384

Download Count

468

Request a correction

Paper Authors

author page

Jennifer Sinclair Curtis UC Davis

Download Paper |

Abstract

The Design of Coffee course (taught by chemical engineers) is a non-mathematical introduction to how engineers approach and solve problems, as illustrated by the process of roasting and brewing coffee. It is the most popular course on the UC Davis campus - over 1500 students take this course each year, the vast majority of these students being non-STEM majors.

Curtis, J. S. (2016, March), The Design of Coffee Paper presented at 2016 EDI, San Francisco, CA. https://peer.asee.org/27384

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: © 2016 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