Nocito Gobel Unh First Year Engineering Program

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Nocito Gobel Unh First Year Engineering Program

  1. 1. University of New Haven Tagliatela College of Engineering First Year Engineering Program Jean Nocito-Gobel
  2. 2. Multidisciplinary Engineering Foundation Spiral Electric Circuits 1st Year Fall 1st Year Spring 2nd Year Fall Material Balances EAS 109 Mechanics Thermo Fluids EAS 107P MATH Systems EAS 222 SCIENCE EAS 112 EAS 211 EAS 120 EAS 224 EAS 230 2 nd Year Spring Disciplinary Courses EAS 232 EAS 213
  3. 3. UNH Engineering Program - 1 st Year 3 or 4 EAS courses Math Science English Engineering: Prof. Skills & Engr Basics EAS107P Introduction to Engineering Project-Based EAS109 Project Planning & Development EAS112 Methods of Engineering Analysis EAS120 Chemistry with Applications to BioSystems Spring Fall E xplore A nalyze
  4. 4. Features of First Year Program: <ul><li>Early exposure to engineering analysis & design </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on, project-based & problem-driven </li></ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Horizontal integration of topics </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial tours & speakers program </li></ul><ul><li>Content flexible to respond to evolving needs </li></ul><ul><li>Courses consistent across sections & semesters </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain currency & relevance via continuous assessment process by First Year Team </li></ul>
  5. 5. Engineering Courses – 1 st year: <ul><li>Introduction to Engineering – Project-Based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project based approach to the design process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Planning & Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer tools, team-work, project management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Methods of Engineering Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet & programming driven by engr problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chemistry with Applications in BioSystems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Life science & chemistry relevant to engineering </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. EAS107P Module 1: Bridges <ul><li>Focus: Design Optimization </li></ul>Module 2: Solid Modeling <ul><li>Focus: Technical Communication Methods </li></ul>
  7. 7. Module 3: Robotics Module 4: Fuel Cells <ul><li>Focus: Explore Use of Hydrogen Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Programming Logic </li></ul>
  8. 8. EAS109 <ul><li>Technical & Professional Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Organization & Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling & Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Projects: Manufacturing Simulation, Feedback Control Experiments </li></ul>
  9. 9. Staffing for Multiple Sections of EAS107P & EAS109 <ul><li>Course taught by faculty with various engineering backgrounds; single instructor per section; same syllabus for all sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Course Coordinator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage resources for course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary contact for daily activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Faculty Training & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3-4 day intensive training session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty observation in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group and/or individual meetings </li></ul></ul>

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