1st
week 
Topics:
Prolegomena:
Introduction to the sequence
CET 497 – CET 498
The various phases of an
Engineering project
Working
alone  Selecting a partner (collaborative skills)
Selecting
an advisor
Working
on a project: Hypothesis, Objectives, and Success criteria.
Laboratory
Notebooks
Presentation:
The sequence CET 497 – CET
498
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Review
of the Report prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal
Review
of the material needed to be ordered.
Notebook
(Team members, project information, advisor, etc.)
References:
Small
Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

2nd
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 1st week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

3rd
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 2nd week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

4th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 3rd week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
Project proposal (Draft
version)
References:

5th
week 
Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Literature search
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 4th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

6th
week 
Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Problem Solving
Design of Experiments.
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 5th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

7th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
The engineering project
Problems, Science and
Technology: Innovations and Inventions
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 6th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

8th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Engineering Drawing
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 7th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

9th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Organization of a Presentation
(Audience,
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 8th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
Project
Report (Preliminary
version)
References:

10th
week 
Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 9th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

11th
week 
Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 10th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

12th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
How to find a job
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 11th week is due.
Notebook
Inspection
References:

13th
week

Topics:
Discussion:
Implementation of the proposed solution in the Report
prepared in CET 497  Senior Proposal.
Presentation:
A View on the word ahead  Life after school
From the past to the present and from the present to the future
Transition from CET 498 to
Industry
Transition from CET 498 to
Graduate School
Examples:
Applications:
Homework:
Homework
of 3rd week is due.
Notebook
Inspection Written
Final Report (Final
version)
References:

14th
week

Presentation of Projects:
1.
Title
2.
Review of the field
3.
Short description of the process, method, techniques
4.
Figures, photographs that describe the process
5.
Description of other processes
6.
Advantages of the method
7.
Disadvantages of the method
8.
Conclusions
9.
Further work
10.
References
Prepare
an electronic presentation
Prepare
hand outs for your audiences
Discussion:
Review of the presentations.
Comments  Discussion.
Future work.
Transition from CET 498 to
Industry
Transition from CET 498 to
Graduate School

15th
week

Presentation of Projects:
1.
Title
2.
Review of the field
3.
Short description of the process, method, techniques
4.
Figures, photographs that describe the process
5.
Description of other processes
6.
Advantages of the method
7.
Disadvantages of the method
8.
Conclusions
9.
Further work
10.
References
Prepare
an electronic presentation
Prepare
hand outs for your audiences
Discussion:
Review of the presentations.
Comments  Discussion.
Future work.
Transition from CET 498 to
Industry
Transition from CET 498 to
Graduate School
Presentation:
Epilogue:
A View on the
word ahead  Life after school
From the past to the present and from the present to the future
Evaluation of the course Evaluation of the instructor
