Jun 15, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GE 796 - Engineering Project Proposal Development

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course functions as the proposal-writing phase of the engineering project in the program. Student project is selected and student is paired with the advisor and committee members. A detailed project proposal is prepared. Topics covered in the lectures and addressed in the proposal include the problem definition, engineering specifications, design process, patent and intellectual property, library research, reliability and safety, and project management. The course addresses how to organize and manage the MSE Capstone Project Report and culminates in a written proposal and oral presentation. (prereq: completion of 27 graduate quarter credits and consent of program director)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Carry out an in-depth independent investigation on a technical topic with minimal supervision
  • Write a formal proposal
  • Make a project proposal presentation

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Varies

Course Topics
  • Problem definition
  • Engineering specifications
  • Design process
  • Patent and intellectual property
  • Library research
  • Reliability and safety
  • Project management

Dr. Subha Kumpaty

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