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Tsai, Janet Yi-Jen Instructor


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  • GEEN 1400 - Engineering Projects
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
    First-year students solve real engineering design problems in interdisciplinary teams. Design projects vary by section. Curriculum focuses on iterative design process, teamwork and team dynamics, supporting design with testing and analysis, and technical writing. Completed projects are exhibited at an end-of-semester design expo. Students responsible for contributing towards their design project budget and poster costs, and purchasing safety glasses (approximately $75).
  • GEEN 3830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Explores topics of interest in engineering. Content varies by instructor and semester.
  • MCEN 3025 - Component Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Application of mechanics and materials science to the detailed design of various machine elements including shafts, bearings, gears, brakes, springs, and fasteners. Emphasizes application and open-ended design problems.
  • MCEN 4026 - Manufacturing Processes and Systems
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Examines manufacturing processes for metals, polymers, and composites as well as manufacturing systems that integrate these processes. Lecture topics include forming, machining, joining, assembling, process integration, computer-aided manufacturing, and manufacturing system engineering.


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