Capstone Design Project

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Capstone Design Project

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    Industrial Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Models of Compensation Analysis
    Productive Systems Design
    Simulation
    Industrial Safety and Environmental Management
    Logistics and Distribution

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    48
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Description
    This course closes the IE student formation loop through the implementation of academic contents from the professional component, all inmersed in a design project. It is intended that the student, along with the professor's guidance, integrates knowledge, abilities and research methods, to solve an industrial engineering related problem.

    Course Learning Objectives
    - To correctly define a problem structure and characterize its causes and effects.
    - To establish appropriate engineering solutions with the appropriate science and engineering tools to solve the design problem.
    - To establish economic and technical feasibility of the project.
    - To incorporate physical and economic constraints in the solution.

    Bibliography
    -Miranda David. Gestión de proyectos. Disponible en Internet en:
    http://www.dnp.gov.co/PortalWeb/PolíticasdeEstado/BancodeProgramasyProyectosde
    InversionNal/OtrosDocumentos/tabid/177/Default.aspx
    - Sapag Ch. Nassir. Evaluación de proyectos de inversión en la empresa. Ed. Pearson (Prentice may). Chile. 2001. 1ra. Edicion.
    - Sapag Nassir y Sapag Reinaldo. Preparación y evaluación de proyectos. Ed. Mc Graw Hill. Chile. 2000. 4ta. Edición.