The capstone sequence (ME451/452) in the department of mechanical engineering is the culmination of the student’s engineering education. For an entire academic year, teams of students work on all aspects of a single design project starting with defining the need to developing a working prototype. Along the way, the teams conduct engineering analysis, build a proof-of-concept device, write a business plan, and much more. In addition to the engineering content, there is a heavy emphasis on developing the student’s communication skills with written reports, oral presentations, and website development. Ideas for projects come from local businesses and individuals, professors, and the student’s themselves.
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