Mechanical Engineering
Term : Winter 2020
Catalog Year : 2020-2021

ME 386W - Engineering Design: The Methods

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Description: This course explores the methods of engineering design, including project planning and management, effective multi-disciplinary team skills, professional and effective technical writing, oral communication skills, and professional ethics. A major focus of the course is to learn and apply principles of effective technical writing to produce clear, concise, grammatically correct, well-organized, well-written documents: memos, proposals, and reports. Hence this course also emphasizes the Liberal Studies essential skill of Effective Writing, fulfilling the Junior-Level Writing (JLW) requirement for the Liberal Studies Program, and is a required course for students pursuing the BSME degree. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Winter 2020 Spring 2021

Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Effective Writing

Prerequisite: (ME 180, ME 240, ME 252, ME 286, ME 291, EGR 186, CS 122, and CS 122L with grades of C or better in each); and (Foundation English Requirement or HON 190)