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ERIC Number: EJ825618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0009-2479
Lab-on-a-Chip Design-Build Project with a Nanotechnology Component in a Freshman Engineering Course
Allam, Yosef; Tomasko, David L.; Trott, Bruce; Schlosser, Phil; Yang, Yong; Wilson, Tiffany M.; Merrill, John
Chemical Engineering Education, v42 n4 p185-192 Fall 2008
A micromanufacturing lab-on-a-chip project with a nanotechnology component was introduced as an alternate laboratory in the required first-year engineering curriculum at The Ohio State University. Nanotechnology is introduced in related reading and laboratory tours as well as laboratory activities including a quarter-length design, build, and test problem using project management skills found in the standard lab sections. Comparison between pilot and non-pilot students showed no difference in performance on examination questions regarding fundamentals of engineering. (Contains 3 tables and 5 figures.)
Chemical Engineering Education, Chemical Engineering Division of ASEE. P.O. Box 142097, Gainesville FL 32614. Tel: 352-392-0861; Fax: 352-392-0861; e-mail:; Website:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A