Germany, Berlin

Precision Engineering Measurement & Design

when 12 June 2017 - 6 July 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 1850

Precision Engineering Design & Measurement covers the fundamental practices common to all engineering majors in making and reporting basic engineering measurements and their use in designing high-precision items. Students will learn about the engineering design process, commonly used engineering measurement tools, statistical analysis and standard uncertainty analysis methods. Three local tours at businesses and museums will punctuate how precision measurements are used in engineering design practice.

Course leader

Lecturers:
- Dr. Daniel Dickrell, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
- Dr. Pamela Dickrell, Center of Research on Engineering Education, College of Engineering, University of Florida

Target group

The course is aimed at students from all engineering majors.

Course aim

Upon course completion students should have a working understanding of precision measurements and the engineering design process. Students will be familiar with how to approach engineering measurements, what uncertainty in measurements means in practice, and how to statistically examine engineering data in design.

Credits info

5 ECTS
5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) for the academic course. 7 ECTS if booked along with the optional Start German: Language Course. 8 ECTS if booked along with the optional Managing Innovations and Creating Innovative Business Models course or the DesignBuild - Community Spaces with Refugees course.

Fee info

EUR 1850: The fee includes: the Summer School academic program, transportation ticket and some extracurricular activities. Optional German language course not included (560 Euros). Optional Managing Innovations and Creating Innovative Business Models course (920 Euros). Optional DesignBuild – Community Spaces with Refugees course (920 Euros)

Scholarships

To be announced