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2015-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

9/24-9/25

   
Course Intro  
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor


Lab HW1
 
Week 1

9/28-10/2


Clock Project

Design
N

Physics Review
Session
Weds 10/7 5:00pm
Location: CENTR 212
   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 

10/5 – 10/9    
 


Hand Sketching 
N

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

Shop Intro / AutoCAD

Lab HW2  



Robot Contest Intro
M


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3

Week 3 

10/12 – 10/16    


Creativity
N


Sketching Extra Credit
(turn in at beginning of lecture)


Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Clock Fab and Contest Review 

Lab HW3  
 

Energy Analysis
N

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Team Intro. & Concept Gen. 

Lab HW4 


 Week 4

10/19 – 10/23    

 
Teamwork
N&M
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 


10/26 – 10/30    
 
Free Body Diagrams (FBDs)

FBD Handout

N
  Meet in Computer Lab: EBU2-239

Inventor 

Lab HW5

Inventor Assemblies
and
Dimensioning

M



Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6

Week 6 

11/2 – 11/6

 

Mechanical Advantage

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Robot Risk Reduction  

Lab HW6  


Degrees of Freedom
and Bearings

FBD HW Due at beginning of Lecture

Extra Credit Derivation

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

  

Lab HW7 


Week 7 

11/9 – 11/13   
 

Midterm

Midterm Topics

Midterm review: TBD
Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

(Wed. Veterans Day)


Lab HW7  
 


Gear and Car Design

N

Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

 Score Points 

Lab HW8 


Week 8 


11/16 – 11/20   
 

 
Individual Robot Analysis

N
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

 Score Points

Lab HW8 
 



  Linkages and
Mechanism Design

M




Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beat the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9


Week 9 

11/23 – 11/27   
 


Technical Presentations and Animations

N
  Meet in Design Studio: EBU2-315

Beat the Golem
Meet Lead TA for Robot Analysis 

Lab HW9




Thanksgiving Holiday




Thanksgiving Holiday

Week 10 


11/30 – 12/4

 
Research in Robotics 

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

Oral Present and Section Contest 

Lab HW10  
 
Beyond MAE 3
 Contest Instructions


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 before finals week
 Logistics of Finishing MAE3 Robot Contest 
Wed 

12/09/2015

11:30am-2:30pm
 

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