Schedule

Class Schedule and Assignments

Assignments and Grades
  • Assignments are due at the date shown in the schedule below at the BEGINNING of lab!
  • Assignments must all be submitted through Gradescope (follow instructions here).
  • No late assignments accepted.
  • Grades will be posted on TritonEd, and any discrepancies or requests for re-grades must be submitted within one week of grade posting.



Week    

Tuesday Lecture

Thursday Lecture

Lab Tuesday & Wednesday

Lab Thursday & Friday

 

Week 0


9/26-9/27

 

Course Intro




  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239



 

Week 1


9/30-10/4


Clock Project Design

 

   

Clock Project Analysis



 

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Inventor


Lab HW1


Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Inventor

Lab HW1

&

Shop Intro / AutoCAD

Lab HW2


Week 2 


10/7-10/11    

 

Hand Sketching 




Physics Review



Robot Contest Intro


Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Shop Intro / AutoCAD

Lab HW2



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Clock Fab and Contest Review 


Lab HW3


Week 3 


10/15 – 10/19    


Creativity






Energy Analysis

 

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Clock Fab and Contest Review 


Lab HW3



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 


Lab HW4 



 Week 4


10/21 – 10/25    


 

Free Body Diagrams (FBDs) I

  

Linkages

& Mechanism Design

 

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 


Lab HW4 


Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Inventor 


Lab HW5


Week 5 



10/28 – 11/1    

 

Free Body Diagrams (FBDs) II


 

3D printing/CAD 

Teamwork


Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Inventor 


Lab HW5




Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Robot Risk Reduction  


Lab HW6


Week 6 


11/4 – 11/8

 

Degrees of Freedom

and Bearings




Power Analysis of Transmissions and

Mechanical Advantage


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Robot Risk Reduction  


Lab HW6



Midterm Review??



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


  


Lab HW7 


Week 7 


11/11 – 11/15   

 

Midterm


Midterm Topics




Dimensioning and Gears

 

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


  

Lab HW7



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315



 Score 1 Points 


Lab HW8 



Week 8 



11/18 – 11/22   

 

Redesign


Robot Grading


 Individual Robot Analysis





  

Velocity Analysis 

Trigger Example 

 

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315



 Score 1 Points 


Lab HW8 



  






Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Beat the Golem

Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 


Lab HW9





Week 9 


11/25 – 11/29   

 

Technical Presentations and Animation Tutorial




 

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


Beat the Golem

Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 


Lab HW9


THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY


Week 10 



12/2 – 12/6

 

Faculty Research 





Beyond MAE 3

 Contest Instructions


Individual Robot Analysis (10% of course grade)


TA/Tutor Evaluation Form 

 

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Oral Present and Section Contest 


Lab HW10


 

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239


Oral Present and Section Contest 


Lab HW10

Finals

 

Final Peer Review due Sunday before finals week


Robot Contest 

     

Tuesday December 10th


    11:30-2:30 pm     

at Main Gym


 Logistics of Finishing MAE3



 


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