Cornerstone Engineering Design
Engineering isn’t just math and science – it is much bigger and more complex. It is about the people behind the equations, the people who play a large role in the success or the failure of the design.
Engineering allows individuals to be creative while teaching them that there isn’t always just one right answer to a problem.
Engineering Design (EDSGN) 100 is the cornerstone, the initial building block, of a Penn State engineering student’s education. It introduces students to what it takes to be an engineer and an engineer’s place in society.
Fosters creativity and teaches acceptance of ambiguity
Provides a root system and a basis for all other engineering courses
Emphasizes professional skills needed by engineers
Learn the basics of multiview sketching and dimensioning and then apply this knowledge to construct a multi-part assembly. Then, you will use your CAD skills to design and 3D print accessories for your assembly, keeping in mind important aspects of assembly such as tolerances. (1) In the first phase of this assignment, students are responsible… [Continue Reading]
Upper management has put your team in charge of developing a concept for a new niche market for their line of cardboard products. Your team is to develop new concepts for a cardboard trolley that helps customers move boxes or other objects with ease. The target customers for this product are individuals between the ages… [Continue Reading]