Engineering 120 and Honors 120 - Engineering Problem Solving I

Fall 2017 Schedule

Things to bring to class: |
L = Laptop | R = Robot | M = Multimeter | T = all Tools | ||

Color code for topics: |
Projects / Hands-on | Fundamentals | Software | Communication | Broadening / Design | Assessment |

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R - Sept 7

M - Sept 11course overview

introduction to electricity

engineering solution methodology and format

robot assemblycircuits: intro to electricity

what's in your kit

intro to living with the lab

robot assembly

homework 12

T - Sept 12

W - Sept 13

LOhm's Law

experimenting with the breadboard by building circuits

building your robot (punch holes as time permits)

circuits:Ohm's Law

building circuits on breadboard

homework 23

R - Sept 14

M - Sept 18

L, R, Melectrical power

resistors in series and parallel

Making an LED blink with your Arduinocircuits: power

circuits: series and parallel resistors

making LED blink with Arduino

homework 34

T - Sept 19

W - Sept 20

L, R, Mcheck blinking LED komework

using "for loops" to control LEDs

Troubleshooting your Arduino

discovery – KVL proof using an Arduino

Connecting Your Switches

why won't my Arduino work?

control LEDs with for loops

prove KVL with resistor circuits

hooking up your switches

homework 45

R - Sept 21

M - Sept 25

L, R, M

measuring electrical current

proving KCL using resistor circuits

wiring and taking input from your switches

soldering introduction

measure current and prove KCL

troubleshooting your multimeter

digital input from switches

homework 5

learning to solder

soldering quiz (take quiz on Moodle)6

T - Sept 26

W - Sept 27

L, R, Mintroduction to soldering

soldering battery packs

controlling LEDs with switches, If statements and for loopscontrolling LEDs with switches

homework 67

R - Sept 28

M - Oct 2

L, R, MSolidWorks introduction

using servos to make your robot move

SolidWorks introduction

servos

homework 78

T - Oct 3

W - Oct 4

L, R, Mquiz 1

robot challenge introduction

controlling servos using the servo library

using functions in Arduino programs

robot challenge intro

robot challenge scoring

robot challenge mat

servo library and functions

homework 89

R - Oct 5

M - Oct 9

L, R, Mexam overview

Excel - text, numbers, formulas and plots

pump project overview

SolidWorks tutorial – drawing an impeller

Excel introduction

pump project overview

tips for drawing an impeller

homework 910

T - Oct 10college wide exam 1 from 7 - 9 p.m.

students must show their student ID when submitting their exam

this is a closed book exam

sections 001, 002 and 003 meet in Adams 162 (enter behind Adams Residence Hall)

section 004 meets in Carson Taylor (CTLH) 328

section 005 meets in Bogard Hall 129

sections 006 and 007 meet in Carson Taylor (CTLH 344)

sections 008 and 009 meet in Davison Hall (DAVH) 213

sections H01, H02, H03, H04, and H05 meet in Adams 161 (enter behind Adams Residence Hall)

sections H06 and ENGR189C H01 meet in Bogard Hall 327three-point questions

three-point question solutions

five-point questions

five-point quesiton solutions

computer and work-out problems

computer and work-out problem solutions

2014 exam

2014 exam solution

2015 exam

2015 exam solution

reference sheet11

W - Oct 11

R - Oct 12

L, R, Mdiscussion of exam 1

linear regression – by hand and manually on Excel

12

M - Oct 16

T - Oct 17

L, R, Mconservation of energy – pump efficiency

photoresistor circuit - reading analog voltage

tips for line following

distribution of pump partspump fabrication presentation

cons of energy - pump efficiency

implementing photoresistors

homework 12

milling machine safety quiz (take quiz on Moodle)13

W - Oct 18

R - Oct 19

L, R, Mpump fabrication – group B

group A: SolidWorks

1) draw pump parts (screws, DC motor, barbed fittings)

2) create pump assembly (if time permits)

group A - soldering extension leads on photoresistorspump fabrication day instructions

using your dial caliper

drawing a barbed fitting

homework 1314

M - Oct 23

T - Oct 24

L, R, Mpump fabrication – group A

group B: SolidWorks

1) draw pump parts (screws, DC motor, barbed fittings)

2) create pump assembly (if time permits)

group B - soldering extension leads on photoresistors

homework 14 15

W - Oct 25

R - Oct 26

Lpass out impellers

pump testing directions

pump project requirements

pump efficiency example with units

coefficient of determination (r^2)

linear regression – using trendlines with Excel

(linear, power, exponential, polynomial)pump performance testing

pump project requirements

r^2 and trendlines in Excel

homework 15

16

M - Oct 30

T - Oct 31

L, R, Tanalog and digital signals

revisiting the robot challenge

complete pump assembly

pump testing

work on robot challengeanalog and digital signals

line following tips

homework 1617

W - Nov 1

R - Nov 2

L, R, Mcomplete pump assembly

pump testing

work on robot challengehomework 17 18

M - Nov 6

T - Nov 7

L, R, Mquiz 2

work on robot challengepump project due

homework 1819

W - Nov 8

R - Nov 9

L, R, Mexam review

robot challengerobot challenge due 20

T - Nov 14college wide exam 2 from 7 - 9 p.m.

students must show their student ID when submitting their exam

this is a closed book exam

sections 001, 002 and 003 meet in Adams 162 (enter behind Adams Residence Hall)

section 004 meets in Carson Taylor (CTLH) 328

section 005 meets in Bogard Hall 129

sections 006 and 007 meet in Carson Taylor (CTLH 344)

sections 008 and 009 meet in Davison Hall (DAVH) 213

sections H01, H02, H03, H04, and H05 meet in Adams 161 (enter behind Adams Residence Hall)

sections H06 and ENGR189C H01 meet in Bogard Hall 327

3 point questions

3 point question solutions

5 point questions

5 point question solutions

2014 exam 2 plus solution

2015 exam plus solution