EDSGN 100 Text & Materials

All required books are available at Penn State and local bookstores.

Required Texts

Course Required Text:


Introduction to Engineering Design, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2008. ISBN-13:978-0-07-723421-8

Engineering Notebook:

A lab note book (7.5 in. x 9.5 in.) bound on the left side with a hard cover (no spiral bounds). Also sold as English Composition book. An example will be shown in class.

Equipment Needed

Set of Drawing Instruments:

GEOSET (contains 8 pieces) or equivalent.

Drawing Paper (11" x 17" required):

Available at the Penn State Book Store 

Computer Disks:

USB drive to back up all your work.  Save often!

Three-ring binder:

To be used to organize the course materials

Course inquiries: Xinli Wu, Ph.D., P.E.