1.012 | Spring 2002 | Undergraduate

Introduction to Civil Engineering Design


Design Portfolio

Design projects are documented in the design portfolios. The portfolio also serves to document the student’s professional qualifications and should be updated throughout his/her career. Begin by creating your own design portfolio using these guidelines.

The Design Process and Team Work

Design Projects

Design Project 1: Paperweight Design

This project intends to provide an introduction to some basic design concepts.

Design Project 2: Charles River Project

This is a large scale planning project and should be conducted within a team.

Design Project 3: A Coat Stand

This project gives another opportunity to design and build.

Design Project 4: The Green Line Project

This is another major planning project.

Design Exercise

This exercise requires design, fabrication and construction to be completed under a fixed budget and within a given time period.