ELEC 390 Principles of Design and Development
The goal of this course is to prepare students for definition, design, management, and development of engineering projects and products. Students will learn about problem definition and impact analysis from an economic standpoint as well as other perspectives. Different design principles, management techniques, and development methodologies will be described. Culture and communication in teams will be discussed, followed by important concepts in ethics and intellectual property. Specific software and tools that are available for facilitating design/development activity will be introduced and utilized throughout the term. Students will apply concepts and explore issues through projects and laboratory activity.