Whoa, Baby! U.Va. Engineering Students Learn Design Process by Building Off-Road Strollers

 

December 9, 2010

Books and lectures are just the starting points for learning how to design and build a new technology. Truly learning engineering design methods requires getting your hands on power tools, and sometimes welding torches.

As part of their first-year “Introduction to Engineering” course, students from the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science learned the design process by building, and racing, off-road baby strollers.

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