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Spring 2024
May 30, 2024
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ME 54100 - Engineering Design: A Decision-Based Perspective
Credit Hours: 3.00. Multi-objective decision making under risk and uncertainty; Group decision making; Sequential decision making; Model-based and data-driven decision making; Heuristics and biases in design decision making. Applications to engineering design including estimation of customer preferences, simulation-based design, and sustainable design.
3.000 Credit hours

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

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Upper Division

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

Learning Outcomes: 1. Formulate design decisions under risk and uncertainty. 2. Apply multi-attribute utility theory to make decisions in engineering design. 3. Evaluate the assumptions and limitations of commonly used decision-making methods. 4. Identify heuristics and biases in design decision making. 5. Adopt an interdisciplinary approach to design across engineering economics and social sciences.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

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