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Spring 2024
May 29, 2024
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ME 45500 - Vehicle Design And Fabrication
Credit Hours: 3.00. Open-ended project course to design and build competitive prototype vehicles. Integration of design concept formulation, engineering analysis and testing, and prototype fabrication. Product development activities in a hands-on setting. Design constraints imposed by manufacturing limitations, funding constraints and market competition. Permission of instructor required.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Provost Low Enroll Perm Waiver, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply the design process to the design of a vehicle. 2. Apply engineering fundamentals to evaluate the design of a vehicle. 3. Apply team-work skills to management of the Mini-Baja or Formula SAE teams. 4. Learn the effect of design choices by building and testing students' designs.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior 90 - 104 hours
      Senior 105+ hours

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