Purzer, S. (2021). The Honeycomb of Engineering. School of Engineering Education Open Educational Resources. Paper 2. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/eneoer/2
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The Honeycomb of Engineering is a framework that outlines six type of engineering inquiries. The flexible nature of the design process is adapted to guiding different inquiries by highlighting key cells of the honeycomb. With a honeycomb representation, this framework also centers negotiation of risks and benefits at the center of the design process and enables iteration through communication and reflection.