MDS 310 - Appropriate Technology for Developing Communities

Prepares students to effectively participate in humanitarian engineering work in developing communities. Introduces multidisciplinary technical topics important in areas with limited infrastructure such as water and sanitation, agriculture, energy, and communication. Emphasis on cross-cultural communication, community support and involvement, long-term maintenance, and minimizing harmful side-effects. Team design project to demonstrate a practical and appropriate system from the course material.

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