ENGR 4395. SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECT. 3 Hours.
Following the engineering design process, students will brainstorm, evaluate, and select among engineering alternatives. Students will evaluate the alternatives based on sustainability criteria, including environmental, economic, and social impacts. Life cycle assessment will be used to quantify environmental and economic impacts of the design alternatives. Students will use decision-making methods and optimization in selecting among alternatives. Prerequisites: ENGR 2300, IE 3315, ECON 2305 or IE 2308.