PLTW – Principles of Engineering - 9671

Grade: 10, 11, 12 — Credits: 1

This course builds on topics discussed in Introduction to Engineering Design and exposes students to major concepts they’ll encounter in a postsecondary engineering course of study. Topics include mechanisms, energy, statics, materials and kinematics. Students develop problem-solving skills and apply knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges. The course also teaches the detailed documentation of work, while communicating solutions effectively.

Co-Requisite: All PLTW courses require concurrent enrollment in (or satisfactory completion of appropriate grade level math and science courses.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Prerequisites: Earned credit in Introduction to Engineering Design
Related: PLTW Digital Electronics, PLTW Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture, Computer Aided Design, Photonics
Recommended: C or better average in Algebra 1 and a proficient score on the Intro to Engineering Design end of course assessment