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Lecture

Introduction to Design Process • What is engineering design? • The engineering design process • Innovation • Incremental versus "big leap" innovation • Sources of innovation • Creativity


Department
Engineering Science
Course Code
ENGSCI 1050
Professor
James A Johnson

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Introduction to Design Process
September-17-10
1:30 PM
Outline
What is engineering design?
The engineering design process
Innovation
Incremental versus "big leap" innovation
Sources of innovation
Creativity
Course lectures
Engineering design process
o Fundamental concepts in lectures
o Practice in studio in smaller fall projects & MDP
Technical content
o High school knowledge
o Research/gather information on your own
o Team work
What is Science?
Observation
Experiments
Theory
Knowledge
What is Engineering?
Problems
Knowledge
Judgement
Creativity
Innovative design solutions to benefit mankind
What is Engineering Design?
Designing is creating or formulating a course of action or the form of an object to satisfy a
need
o Product Design
Scotch tape
Dvd
Drugs
Software
Robots
o Process Design
Harnessing energy
Preventing pollution
o Structure Design
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