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2.760 Global Engineering

Prereq: 2.008 or permission of instructor
Acad Year 2017-2018: Not offered
Acad Year 2018-2019: U (Fall)

12 Units

Combines rigorous engineering theory and user-centered product design to create technologies for developing and emerging markets. Covers machine design theory to parametrically analyze technologies; bottom-up/top-down design processes; engagement of stakeholders in the design process; socioeconomic factors that affect adoption of products; and developing/emerging market dynamics and their effect on business and technology. Includes guest lectures from subject matter experts in relevant fields and case studies on successful and failed technologies. Student teams apply course material to term-long projects to create new technologies, developed in collaboration with industrial partners and other stakeholders in developing/emerging markets. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

A. Winter

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Subject meets with 2.76

Mechanical Engineering (Course 2)

http://catalog.mit.edu/degree-charts/mechanical-engineering-course-2/

Degree Chart for Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Course 2)