Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


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MECH 408 001 (CRN: 20343)


Department: Mechanical Engineering
Instructor: Elliott, Matthew
Meeting: 8:30AM - 9:50AM MWF (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Department Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 40
Enrollment data as of: 16-JUL-2024 6:45AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM M
Description: An interdisciplinary capstone design experience in mechanical engineering. This course provides an opportunity for students to apply knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses to the solution of a realistic engineering problem. Teams of students will specify, design, and build a system to meet a prescribed set of requirements. The topics covered in this course will include design methodology, effective teamwork, project management, documentation, and presentation skills. Must complete MECH 408 to receive credit for MECH 407. Required for mechanical engineering majors in B.S. program.