Introduction to engineering design. Lectures describe the typical design cycle and its associated activities. Professional responsibilities of designers are emphasized, including ethical relationships with other professionals and with clients. Regulatory aspects and public responsibility are discussed. A practical design project is done by each student, usually working as a member of a small team, and is based on a level of engineering knowledge expected of seniors. Proof of practicality is required in the form of descriptive documentation. Frequently, a working model will also be required. Oral progress reports and a final written and oral report are required. 3 hrs. rec., 3 hrs. lab.