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SENIOR DESIGN (MEAM 445 & 446) -  Required for MEAM majors

Senior Design is a two-semester "capstone" design project sequence required of all mechanical engineering students.  During the fall semester, students form teams, choose a project and begin researching the topic.  Typically, a prototype is created by the end of the semester.  In the spring, teams iterate on their design and fabricate the final product, as well as produce a detailed, technical paper.  In some cases, teams will pursue a research-oriented project that supplements the work of a Penn faculty member.

Student Comments:

  • "The MEAM senior design project is a fundamental part of the MEAM curriculum, and overall a valuable and enjoyable experience."

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