Integration of funded faculty research, capstone experiences and industry requirements

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Conference Proceeding

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This paper presents a senior design strategy integrating funded faculty research and industry requirements. Students participating in this type of senior design are directly involved with all the aspects of a complete system development cycle focusing on user needs and requirements. All the aspects of the project represents higher quality and larger scale than typical senior design projects, and in this way better resemble industry projects. The case study presented herein is a practical industrial project sponsored by a faculty member □ the construction of a research quality electric machine dynamometer and test-bed. © 2013 IEEE.

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Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE