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EENG 489 Capstone Project: Reading

This guide is for students In the EENG-489 design capstone project. It includes databases, research tips, and other resources to finalize your capstone project.

3 Pass Approach


  • Read the introduction/abstract
  • Section headings
  • Examine tables, graphs, figures
  • Read the Conclusion


  • Read the full paper
  • Note terms you don't understand
  • Make comments
  • Mark referenced material to explore


  • Read for detail, true understanding
  • Imagine re-implementing
  • Consider how you would present similar info
  • Identify assumptions, missing citations, potential problems

Reading about Reading

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