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Course Introduction (Lecture #1) ENGR 107 – Intro to Engineering The slides included herein were taken from the materials accompanying Engineering Fundamentals – An Introduction to Engineering, 4 th Edition, by Moaveni, and were used with permission from Cengage Learning.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering2 Course Introduction
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering3 Course Info Course #:ENGR 107 Course Name:Introduction to Engineering Course Objectives: Introduce the major engineering disciplines. Introduce fundamental concepts of engineering. Develop problem-solving skills. Discuss engineering ethics. Course website: http://ece.gmu.edu/~clorie/Fall10/ENGR-107/
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering4 Instructor and TA's Instructor:Craig Lorie Email:firstname.lastname@example.org@gmu.edu Phone:(703) 993 – 9616 Office:Nguyen Engineering Bldg., Rm. 3221 TA:None.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering5 Textbook Title:Engineering Fundamentals An introduction to Engineering Edition:4 th Authors:Charles H. Roth Larry L. Kinney
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering6 Homework Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis. Homework is due prior to class on the date specified. No late submissions accepted. Each problem will be graded as follows 0no attempt made to solve problem 5reasonable effort made to solve problem 10significant effort made to solve problem Homework is essential to the learning process!
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering7 Homework Submission All homework solutions will be submitted electronically. Solutions will be submitted in pdf format All parts of the solution will be included in a single document. Email solutions to Dr. Lorie (email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Format of subject line: “ENGR107 - - homework # ”
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering8 Tests Two tests during the semester. No final exam. All exams are closed-book. However, you will be allowed one 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of paper on which to put notes. No make-up exams. In the case of an emergency, see me. Notify me in advance (whenever possible) if a conflict or problem exists.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering9 Design Project The design project will be implemented over the course of the entire semester. Students will work in teams. Teams should expect to meet several times outside of class to design, build, and test their solution. Teams will demonstrate their working solution at the end of the semester.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering10 Design Project Documentation A written report will be submitted in three parts Preliminary Report #1 Includes Chapters 1 – 5 of the Table of Contents Preliminary Report #2 Includes Chapters 6 – 7 of the Table of Contents Final Report Includes all chapters of the Table of Contents Teammate evaluation forms Team meeting (minutes) forms
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering11 In-class Projects Four in-class projects Taken from “Impromptu Projects” in text. Each will be allocated 1 hour and 15 minutes Students will work in their assigned teams Teams will come prepared with the required materials as specified in the project description. Failure to do so will result in a zero being assigned to all members of the team.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering12 Attendance Attendance is mandatory. Attendance will be taken periodically. Failure to attend class will adversely affect your final grade. You are responsible for all work covered.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering13 Grading The final grade will be calculated as follows: Homework10% Test #115% Test #215% In-class Projects10% Preliminary Report #110% Preliminary Report #210% Final Report20% Teamwork / Class participation10% The letter grade assignment is indicated in the syllabus.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering14 Emailing Dr. Lorie The subject line of all emails sent to Dr. Lorie will have the following format “ENGR107 - - ” Failure to do so will delay or prevent a response.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering15 Syllabus Please see the class syllabus for more details. (The syllabus can be found on the course website)
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering16 Expectations
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering17 You are expected to: Attend class (mandatory). Spend a minimum of 6 hours each week outside of class learning the material. Read the text book. Do the homework. Meet with your teammates outside of class to work on the semester-long design project.
Fall 2010ENGR 107 - Introduction to Engineering18 Questions?