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 LectureThursday LectureLab Tuesday & WednesdayLab 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


 


Subpages (23): View All
Comments