Cyclepad & Engineering Education

CyclePad in the Classroom

design activities - cases - problem sets - tutorial - literature & humor - support - other resources

While we are no longer actively studying the use of CyclePad in the classroom, we would be interested in hearing from you about how you are using it. Please send comments to Ken Forbus: .Below are some of the materials developed by our collaborators over the years, for your educational use. Enjoy.

Design Activities

Cases to browse

Design library

Problem Sets

We have modified some problems from Cengel & Boles Thermodynamics textbook to incorporate Cyclepad.


To help students solve basic problems we have written a self-guided tutorial.

Literature and Humor

Yes, thermodynamics in literature and humor: (send other citations to


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Other educational resources

General thermodynamics sites

Educational sites

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