May 15, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CME 600 - Introduction to Research Methods

★ 2 (fi 2) (either term or Spring/Summer, 2-0-0) This course provides an introduction to research methods specific to engineering disciplines. Topics covered include the philosophy of science and engineering, the scientific method, hypothesis-based research, statistical analysis, literature search and review, developing a research plan, research presentation and reporting, and best practices in experimental, theoretical and computational research. Restricted to graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering. Students from departments other than Chemical and Materials Engineering require instructor approval to register.