Engineering education gets real

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Abstract

The successful engineering student was once seen as someone who could master scientific theory and acquire skills in mathematics. But to prepare young engineers to deal with real-life industrial challenges, universities have begun offering courses that move beyond sketches and reports to mockups, machined parts, and the presentation of working prototypes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-51
Number of pages10
JournalTechnology review
Volume97
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1994

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