Project Laboratory

Prof. Wai Cheng works with lab equipment.

Prof. Wai Cheng demonstrates a step from Lab 4: Pipe Clearing Fluid Transients. (Image courtesy of OpenCourseWare.)


MIT Course Number


As Taught In

Spring 2009



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Course Features

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive laboratory manual and photos for each experiment, as well as scripts used for data analysis.

Course Description

This is an engineering laboratory subject for mechanical engineering juniors and seniors. Major emphasis is on interplay between analytical and experimental methods in solution of research and development problems. Communication (written and oral) of results is also a strong component of the course. Groups of two or three students work together on three projects during the term.

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Hart, Douglas, and Wai Cheng. 2.672 Project Laboratory, Spring 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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