This tour comes to you courtesy of students — freshmen and sophomores — in our award-winning program Engineering Practices Introductory Course Sequence (EPICS). Given projects that present engineering challenges, students develop key skills for their upper-division courses and future careers. The programs covers topics including:
- the computer as a problem-solving tool
- word-processing, graphics, spreadsheet and CAD packages
- 3-D visualization
- audience analysis and the preparation of a variety of technical documents
- oral communication and skills in group work
- project management.