MECH 411 Entrepreneurial Product Design
3 semester hours
Student-conceived and/or corporate-sponsored team projects leading to a final prototype and business plan of a new product. Concept generation, team dynamics, customer needs analysis, product function, risk, decision theory, prototyping, manufacturing planning, specifications, and cost analysis. Cross-listed with the College of Business Administration to include entrepreneurship, marketing, and financial considerations when developing the design and business plan. Final oral presentation in front of a panel of industry experts in engineering and business.
Lecture/Laboratory, 3 hours.
Senior standing required.