This is the senior capstone design course for Materials Science and Engineering.
Design is a key theme in materials science and engineering, delivering solutions
from creativity and invention, supported by the understanding achieved by
Students will work as a team,
surveying the key questions in the project, developing a team organization and
research approach to the project, and executing several different facets.
Students have the primary responsibility to investigate the problem, identify
opportunities, and develop designs to realize those opportunities. The
class team should plan its activities and timelines, coordinate its progress,
and periodically present reports in class.
Ongoing presentations and discussions in class
Center of grade distribution will be determined by accomplishment and effort of
Width and shape of distribution will be determined by individual contributions
to progress, to team-building, and to class discussion.
Previous course results
Fall 2002 results - Latching Shape Memory Alloy Microactuator