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Designing CDIO capstone projects: a systems thinking approach

Author
Alarcon, E.; Bou, E.; Camps, A.; Bragos, R.; Oliveras, A.; Pegueroles, J.; Sayrol, E.; Marques, F.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
9th International CDIO Conference
Date of publication
2013
Presentation's date
2013-06-10
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 9th International CDIO Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 9 – 13, 2013
First page
1
Last page
9
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/20249 Open in new window
URL
http://www.cdio.org/files/document/file/m4a1_alarcon_145.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
Given the all-pervasiveness of Systems thinking -which consists of thinking about things as systems- as a way of reasoning, in this work we will describe its application to make an interpretation of how to conceive and design a final year CDIO capstone course. Both the student teamwork structure as well as the complex engineering system itself addressed in the project are described in terms of entities, links, form and function, thereby pointing out their formal and functional interaction. T...
Citation
Alarcon, E. [et al.]. Designing CDIO capstone projects: a systems thinking approach. A: International CDIO Conference. "Proceedings of the 9th International CDIO Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 9 – 13, 2013". Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2013, p. 1-9.
Group of research
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre
EPIC - Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits
GPI - Image and Video Processing Group
IDEAI-UPC - Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center
IEB - Electronic and Biomedical Instrumentation
ISG - Information Security Group
PERC-UPC - Power Electronics Research Centre
RSLAB - Remote Sensing Lab

Participants