8. The Capstone Project: An Integrated Experience

  1. Grétar Tryggvason3 and
  2. Diran Apelian4
  1. Fred J. Looft1 and
  2. Yiming (kevin) Rong2

Published Online: 16 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch8

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

How to Cite

Looft, F. J. and Rong, Y. (2011) The Capstone Project: An Integrated Experience, in Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century (eds G. Tryggvason and D. Apelian), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Metal Processing Institute, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Electrical & Computer Engineering, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Mechanical Engineering, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470929742

Online ISBN: 9781118138267

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Keywords:

  • “capstone project” project;
  • MQP requirement;
  • IQP, MQP requirement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Major Qualifying Project Degree Requirement

  • MQP Implementation

  • Project Centers

  • Outcomes and Assessment

  • Future and Developing Challenges

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References