What is ENGR 100?ENGR 100: Introduction to Engineering Design is a fun and interesting class offered by the College of Engineering. To find out more, read the following frequently asked questions. If you still have questions, see the Master Course Description, or email anyone from the Instructional Team. Who should sign up for ENGR 100?
- Any freshman or pre-engineering student interested in creative problem solving, engineering design, hands-on team projects, and technical communication
What will I do in ENGR 100?
- Build bridges from tongue depressors, glue, and string.
- Take apart a 3.5 HP lawnmower engine and learn how it works.
- Learn the techniques of the engineering design process.
- Apply engineering design concepts and fundamentals.
- Work in teams.
- Use Microsoft Excel or similar software as an engineering analysis tool.
- Write memos and reports using Microsoft Word.
- Make PowerPoint presentations.
- Get acquainted with all engineering departments at the University of Washington and learn about different engineering fields.
- Compete in a final design competition.
How many credits in this course?
- This is a 5 credits course which meets 3 days a week for 2 hours at a time.
Is there any prerequisite needed to take this course?
- NO! Just be open-minded, willing to work in groups, and open to using your power of creativity.
How many exams and quizzes will we have for this course?
- NONE! The grade is based on the quality of engineering projects and on the quality of the written, oral, and graphical communication of design presentations
What if I have other questions about this course?