Schedule

Class Schedule and Assignments


Assignments and Grades

  • Assignments are due at the date shown in the schedule below at the BEGINNING of lab or lecture!
  • 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 Lab Tuesday & Wednesday Thursday Lecture Lab Thursday & Friday
 
Week 0

9/27-9/28

   
Course Intro
D
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor

Lab HW1
 
Week 1

10/1-10/5


Clock Project

Design
D
   Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor

Lab HW1


 
Clock Project

Analysis
M

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Shop Intro / AutoCAD

Lab HW2

Week 2 

10/8 – 10/12    
 


Hand Sketching 
D

DFM Extra Credit
(turn in at beginning of lecture)

Physics Review
Tues. 5:00pm
EBU II 105
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Shop Intro / AutoCAD

Lab HW2  



Robot Contest Intro
M&D


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3

Week 3 

10/15 – 10/19    


Creativity
M


Sketching Extra Credit
(turn in at beginning of lecture)


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3  
 

Energy Analysis
M

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 

Lab HW4 


 Week 4

10/22 – 10/26    

 
Teamwork
D

Sketching Assignment
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 

Lab HW4  
 
Inventor 
and
3D Printing

- Parts -
M

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor 

Lab HW5

Week 5 


10/29 – 11/2    
 
Free Body Diagrams (FBDs)

FBD Handout
(We give this to you in lecture)
M
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor 

Lab HW5


Dimensioning and tolerancing

D



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6

Week 6 

11/5 – 11/9

 

Degrees of Freedom
and Bearings

D

FBD HW Due at beginning of Lecture
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6  



Power Analysis of Transmissions and
Mechanical Advantage


M

Midterm Review with TA Michaels
EBU II 305 6:30-8:30p

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

  

Lab HW7 


Week 7 

11/12 – 11/16   
 

Midterm

Midterm Topics

D
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315



Lab HW7  
 


Linkages and 
Mechanism Design

M



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315


 Score 1 Points 

Lab HW8 


Week 8 


11/19 – 11/23   
 
Redesign

Robot Grading

 Individual Robot Analysis

M

Animation Tutorial (Nick)
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

 Score 1 Points

Lab HW8 
 



THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY  








THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Week 9 

11/26 – 11/30   
 


Technical Presentations and Animations

D
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beat the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9

Redesign

Trigger Design 

Car Analysis

M&D(?)
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beat the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9

Week 10 


12/3 – 12/7

 
Faculty Research 



M&D
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Oral Present and Section Contest 

Lab HW10  
 
Beyond MAE 3
 Contest Instructions

Physics Post-Quiz

Individual Robot Analysis (10% of course grade)


M&D


 
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Oral Present and Section Contest 

Lab HW10
 Finals  
Final Peer Review due Sunday before finals week
 Logistics of Finishing MAE3 Robot Contest 
        
        TBD         

at Main Gym


 

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