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Lab HW3

This Week in Section:

Students will meet in the Design Studio will have time fabricate their clocks and work on homework assignments. In addition, they will be introduced to the robot contest and robot kits.

Section Preparation: 
  • Bring your clock kits to fabricate your clock in section.
  • Bring your plastic pendulum and escapement wheel cutouts!

Required Reading:

Assignments Due BEFORE the start of Section 

  • Assignment 3
  • Clock Intermediate Timing Analysis:
    • Theoretical point mass approximation. See Natural Frequency of a Point Mass
      • Submit online a pdf of your Excel file using the Template in the Excel Tutorial
        • One page should show numerical results.
        • Second page should show equations using named variables.
        • Third page should show your Intermediate verification. Measure the mass and estimate the center of mass of your pendulum.
    • Reminder: Next week the completed clock report is due!
    • ReflectionW3: Spend a few minutes each week on this reflection form

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