Nov 28, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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ME 4880 - Experimental Design Lab


Learn the use of basic lab equipment while developing and executing experiments. Complete lab experiments using more advanced instrumentation systems, including various transducers, signal conditioning circuits, and data acquisition systems. Instruction provided on error analysis and the creation and editing of formal lab reports. Write multiple lab reports in executive summary style, and one formal lab report.

Requisites: (ENG 1510 or 1610) and ISE 3200 and (Soph or higher)
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Foundations: Advanced Writing
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture, 4.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to demonstrate safety in testing and laboratory work, including awareness of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Students will be able to design and conduct experiments on an engineering system using real-world hardware.
  • Students will be able to discuss the fundamental principles of experimentation.
  • Students will be able to select appropriate measurement devices and hardware for an experiment including sensors, actuators, and data acquisition systems.



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