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ME 448/449: Mechanical Engineering Design Concepts/Projects

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's ME 448 and ME 449. It includes databases, research tips, and other resources for various parts of the Mechanical Engineering Design Project.

Maker Commons

What is Maker Commons?

Maker Commons is a university-wide initiative to enrich the teaching and learning experience through 3D printing, rapid prototyping, design thinking and direct support for students, faculty and staff. Maker Commons is provided by Teaching and Learning with Technology, a unit of Penn State Information Technology.

3D Printing & 3D Modeling

Invention Studio

Looking to increase your rapid prototyping skills?  Stop by the Penn State Harrisburg Library circulation desk to check out the littleBits Workshop Kits.  These circulating kits were purchased by the Harrisburg Student Activity Fee and are available for checkout by ANY Penn State Harrisburg student.

LittleBits are magnetic “Bits” snap together to turn ideas into inventions, transforming the way students learn so they can grow up to be tomorrow’s changemakers -- no matter their age, gender, race, nationality, or ability.