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2014-Fall

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 Ted, 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

10/2-10/3

   
Course Intro  
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

AutoCAD

Lab HW1
 
Week 1

10/6 – 10/10


Clock Project

Design

Physics Review
Session
Location: TBD
   Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

AutoCAD

Lab HW1


 
Clock Project

Analysis


Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Shop Intro

Lab HW2

Week 2 

10/13 – 10/17    
 


Hand Sketching

DFM Extra Credit
(turn in at beginning of lecture)
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Shop Intro

Lab HW2  



Robot Contest Intro


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3

Week 3 

10/20 – 10/24    


Creativity


Sketching Extra Credit
(turn in at beginning of lecture)


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3  
 

Energy Analysis

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 

Lab HW4 


 Week 4

10/27 – 10/31    

 
Teamwork
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 

Lab HW4  
 
Intro to Inventor

- Parts -

Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor 

Lab HW5

Week 5 


11/3 – 11/7    
 
Free Body Diagrams (FBDs)

FBD Handout
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor 

Lab HW5

Inventor

Assemblies -

Degrees of Freedom

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6

Week 6 

11/10 – 11/14

 
No Lecture

Vetrans Day
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6  


Mechanical Advantage

FBD HW Due at beginning of Lecture

Extra Credit Derivation

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

  

Lab HW7 


Week 7 

11/17 – 11/21    
 

Midterm

Midterm Topics

Midterm review: 11/17 - YORK 2622 @6:00pm
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315



Lab HW7  
 


Dimensioning
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

 Score 2 Points 

Lab HW8 


Week 8 


11/24 – 11/28    
 
Individual Robot Analysis
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

 Score 2 Points

Lab HW8 
 


Thanksgiving Holiday
 




Thanksgiving Holiday

Week 9 

12/1 – 12/5    
 


Technical Presentations and Animations
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beet the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9



Machine Design Case Studies


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beet the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9

Week 10 


12/8 – 12/12

 
Research in Robotics with Guest Lecture by Prof. Mike Tolley

Extra Credit Car on a Hill due at begining of lecture
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Oral Present and Section Contest 

Lab HW10  
 
Contest Instructions

Dimensioning Assignment due at Beginning of Lecture. See Dimensioning Tutorial. 

Individual Robot Analysis (15% of course grade)


 
Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Oral Present and Section Contest 

Lab HW10
 Finals  
Final Peer Review due Sunday 12/14
 Logistics of Finishing MAE3 Robot Contest 
Wed 12/17
11:30am-2:30pm
 





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