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Mechanical Engineering (M E)

M E 240 Product Dissection (3) Dissection of products and processes; reverse engineering, examination of materials usage, manufacturing processes, design, invention, and consumer issues.

M E 240 Product Dissection (3)

This course examines the way in which products and machines work: their physical operation, the manner in which they are constructed, and the design and societal considerations that determine the difference between success and failure in the marketplace. The primary objectives in this course are to develop a basic aptitude for engineering and engineering design and to develop mental visualization skills by examination of design and manufacture of consumer and industrial products. Heavy emphasis is placed on hands-on laboratory experience and the development of team and communication skills.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: EDSGN 100, PHYS 211

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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