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dc.contributor.authorTORRANCE, ARCHIBALD ANDREW
dc.contributor.authorWEST, ROGER PLUMER
dc.contributor.authorO'Kelly, Brendan C.
dc.contributor.authorBURKE, MARTIN J
dc.contributor.authorBOLAND, FRANCIS MORGAN
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-04T21:24:04Z
dc.date.available2012-12-04T21:24:04Z
dc.date.created28th - 30th Mayen
dc.date.issued2008
dc.date.submitted2008en
dc.identifier.citationO'Kelly B.C., Torrance A.A., West R.P., Burke M.J. and Boland F.M., Case study of an interdisciplinary problem-based engineering design course, Proceedings of the Sixth AECEF International Symposium on Civil Engineering Education in Changing Europe, Vilnius, Lithuania, 28th - 30th May, 2008, 37 - 48en
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2262/65746
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dc.description.abstractThis paper describes an interdisciplinary problem-based engineering design course taken by about 170 students in the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering degree program at Trinity College Dublin. The course runs throughout the academic year and consists of three projects, namely: the design and construction of a model railcar to safely carry freight in as short a time period as possible along a racecourse (mechanical); a bridge to support the rail track (civil) and a signaling system to control the movement of the railcar (electronic). Working groups of mixed ability are given written project specifications, timelines and submission deadlines. The projects, which have a plurality of solutions, serve as an engine for invention to assist the students in achieving a range of professional, transferable and social competences under the guidance of a team of professors and demonstrators. The motivation among the students is high and considerable enthusiasm and interaction is generated among the students.en
dc.format.extent37en
dc.format.extent48en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsYen
dc.subjectProblem-based learningen
dc.subjectEngineering design, problem-based learningen
dc.titleCase study of an interdisciplinary problem-based engineering design courseen
dc.title.alternativeProceedings of the Sixth AECEF International Symposium on Civil Engineering Education in Changing Europeen
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dc.type.supercollectionrefereed_publicationsen
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dc.identifier.peoplefinderurlhttp://people.tcd.ie/mburke
dc.identifier.peoplefinderurlhttp://people.tcd.ie/fboland
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dc.identifier.rssurihttp://leidykla.vgtu.lt/conferences/AECEF_2008/p37-48_OKelly.pdfen


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