System Engineering in Senior-Design Capstone Projects

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7th International CONCEIVE DESIGN IMPLEMENT OPERATE Conference (CDIO2011)

System Engineering in Senior-Design Capstone Projects
Author:Kevin W. Rudd <> (USNA)
Jennifer K. Waters <> (USNA)
Duncan O'Mara <> (USNA)
Christoph J. Flaherty <> (USNA)
Michael Janssen <> (USNA)
Date: 2011-06-20     Track: Main     Session: 1

USNA is participating in the Systems Engineering Research Center RT-19 research project to develop systems engineering talent in the workforce. RT-19 is focused on developing solutions to real-world problems emphasizing the development and application of systems engineering skills and methods. Our RT-19 participation includes sixteen students, three departments, and four design projects. Each design project is developing a functioning artifact that could be delivered as a prototype. At CDIO, we will provide a full accounting of our experiences at USNA including accomplishments, lessons learned, and our plans to improve the senior-design process at USNA.