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Design Engineering

The engineering design is defined as: the process of devising a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. It is a decision making process (often iterative) in which the basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences are applied to convert resources optimally to meet a stated objective. Among the fundamental elements of the design process are the establishment of objectives and criteria, synthesis, analysis, construction, testing and evaluation.

PROJECT 1 - Last year we examined the build and design of a skateboard. This year we will add challenge to our design production.


With environmental and re-usable materials in the forefront of design, the cardboard bike has become a hot topic of conversation. You will have the opportunity to work in a group of 3-4 people to come up with your own cardboard bicycle.


Check out the following design concept at:

Here you will have a chance to come up with your own design for a new product that has a functional scientific purpose.

Assignment 1

Assignment 2

Cardboard Bicycle

Gears that are made out of cardboard

Just to give you an idea. Yes you can make gears out of cardboard.

Handy Cardboard Techniques

Take a look at the videos posted here. Here are a sample of videos posted on Jude Pullen's website.

A great website for anyone interested into going into Industrial Design.

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