Undergraduate design and make activity
Valentine, R. M., 2010. Undergraduate design and make activity. In: DS 62: Proceedings of E and PDE 2010, the 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education - When Design Education and Design Research Meet. , pp. 304-309.
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An investigation into how universities deliver Design and Make activities to engineering students has been undertaken, by paying particular attention to the design brief and the extent to which students manufacture their own designs. Developing practical skills is a requirement for accredited degree courses, however, developing such skills requires machine tools, time and workshop space. Two types of design brief have been identified between the University of Bath and six other universities. The organization of the Make is shown to vary in location, duration and timing, therefore, yielding different levels of impact on the teaching timetable.
|Item Type||Book Sections|
|Creators||Valentine, R. M.|
|Departments||Faculty of Engineering & Design > Mechanical Engineering|
|Additional Information||12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: When Design Education and Design Research Meet; Trondheim; 2-3 September 2010.|
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