Concepts of Engineering and Technology

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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Concepts

of
Engineering and Technology


Mr.
Steve
Horowitz

Room D103

LFC

steve_horowitz@allenisd.org

(preferred contact method)

(972) 396
-
6975 x 1401

Tutorials: Tu
esday AM, Thursday PM in D103







Concepts of Engineering and Technology provides

an overview of the various fields of science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics and their interrelationships. Students will use a variety of computer hardware and
software applications to complete assignments and projects. Upon completing this cour
se, students will have an
understanding of the various fields and will be able to make informed decisions regarding a coherent sequence of
subsequent courses. Further, students will have worked on a design team to develop a product or system. Students
will

use multiple software applications to prepare and present course assignments.

Topics to be Studied

History of Engineering and Impact on Society

Engineering Today

Profiles of Engineers

Characteristics of Engineers and the Profession

Principles of Sound Engineering



Engineering / Product Design
Cycle

Teamwork


Project Management

Project


Project Plan and Business Case for a New Product

Engineering Ethics

Safety

Elements of Design

Design Software


Introduction to CAD

Human Factors En
gineering


Aesthetic, Ethical,

and Legal Requirements


Introd
uction to various fields
:


Structural Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical / Environmental / Materials

Other Fields


Automotive, Automation, Aerospace, Systems, Operations Researc
h



Project


Design,
Build
, and Present a product or service