This is the first of two courses dedicated to the capstone design experience in mechanical engineering. In this first course, the students identify and define a project to design, build and test an engineering product or system and complete the preliminary design of their chosen system. The product-realization process, building effective teams and teamwork and communication skills are emphasized.
Prerequisites: ME 2112 and ME 3233. Corequisite: ME 4214 and 4313.