College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison

ME 349

Engineering Design Projects

General Information

Course Description

Locations and Times
Section Time Location
Section 4
TTh 9:55 1235 Mechanical Engineering
Section 7
TTh 1:20 1235 Mechanical Engineering


Kim J. Manner
Room: 1250 Mechanical Engineering
Office Hours: Schedule
Phone: 608-262-4825


Keith Dahl
Room: Mechanical Engineering


Previous Student's Comments

Wendt Commons Link

ME Moodle Page - Capstone Design

Available Documents

Introductory and General Course Documents and Preliminary Design

Course Introduction (grading, projects, etc.)

Project Planning (Gantt charts, Weekly task reports, etc.)

Preliminary Design Materials

Purchasing Information (documents, forms, etc.)

Project Deliverables (proposals, reports, etc.)

Design Development

Material Selection

TRIZ Process and Materials

Design for Assembly/Design for Manufacturability

Creative Problem Solving

FMEA Failure Modes Effects Analysis

System Layout

Product Liability

20 Questions to Ask During Design Embodiment

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Cost Estimation

Fabrication and Joining Methods

Other Design Resources

Helpful Web Pages for Design

Interesting Articles Related to Design

Product Design and Development Resource

Glossary of Engineering Terms

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