Research Methods: An Engineering Approach

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A PhD or master’s level research project is an enormous undertaking, and you might find yourself a bit uncertain about the process or how to achieve the desired outcome. In this research course, you will learn the underlying principles that are needed to conduct research from an engineering perspective.

This course is designed for engineering students conducting postgraduate research work on engineering projects. The objective of the course is to translate current research methods, which are mostly from a social science perspective, into something more relatable and understandable to engineers. Our hope for this course is to go beyond the concepts to understand the actual reasons for doing research in a certain way. While engineers are the main target audience, non-engineers will find this information useful as well.

The methods taught in this course will equip you with the knowledge needed to design, plan and construct yo...

A PhD or master’s level research project is an enormous undertaking, and you might find yourself a bit uncertain about the process or how to achieve the desired outcome. In this research course, you will learn the underlying principles that are needed to conduct research from an engineering perspective.

This course is designed for engineering students conducting postgraduate research work on engineering projects. The objective of the course is to translate current research methods, which are mostly from a social science perspective, into something more relatable and understandable to engineers. Our hope for this course is to go beyond the concepts to understand the actual reasons for doing research in a certain way. While engineers are the main target audience, non-engineers will find this information useful as well.

The methods taught in this course will equip you with the knowledge needed to design, plan and construct your own research process.

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2 years, 2 months ago
I think that the course content covers about the fundamental concepts of engineering research methods which includes preparation of topic,raising idea, defining the idea, preparing methods of idea analysis, finding /concluding the analysis methods and recommending methods.
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The course content from provider would be how to select topic of research, how to raise idea of the research, how to Write research including all components of the research outline.
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I think the course content and instructor will be able to assist professional individuals gain a fair grasp of the required conceptual and practical means of assessment for research purposes. My view of the provider is that of a reputable and quality source of knowledge provision.
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