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Roger Williams University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

Students are prepared for engineering practice through a well-planned curriculum that culminates in a major design experience during their senior year of study. The two-semester class provides experience in the integration of math, science, engineering and computer science principles into a comprehensive engineering client-based or competition design project. An open-ended design problem that emphasizes a multi-disciplinary approach to total system design provides the focus for the two semester course. Multidisciplinary design teams of students with different engineering and computer science concentration areas are required to generate alternatives, make practical approximations, perform appropriate analysis to support the technical feasibility of the design and make decisions leading to an optimized system design.

All design projects are client based with the exception of competition projects such as: ASCE Steel Bridge; AGC Student Competion (Heavy Highway; Design/Build; Commercial Construction); ASME Human Powered Vehicle; WERC (Environmental Engineering); MicroMouse (Computer Science); and Disney (Mechanical)