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Teaching Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing at the Undergraduate Level: A Georgia Tech Perspective

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Bert Bras

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Paper No. IMECE2003-42270, pp. 583-590; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2003-42270
From:
  • ASME 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Manufacturing
  • Washington, DC, USA, November 15–21, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Manufacturing Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3720-3 | eISBN: 0-7918-4663-6, 0-7918-4664-4, 0-7918-4665-2
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

In this paper, an overview is given of the history and current implementation of an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering course titled “ME 4171 - Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing” at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This course was developed in late 1993 and has been taught every year since as an elective in Mechanical Engineering. The course is designed to give the students an opportunity to learn about environmentally conscious design and manufacture, the growing national and international efforts in reducing the environmental impact of products, and how environmental considerations affect the design’s technical, economical and quality requirements, and vice versa. In this paper, the philosophy behind the course, its objectives and outcomes, and its structure are discussed. The rationale for the course content is given in context of national and international developments in the area. Recommendations for curricular development are also provided.

Copyright © 2003 by ASME

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