HNRS 122 and ENGR 122 - Engineering Problem Solving III

Winter 2018 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
class topic download

R - Nov 30

Course Overview
Introduction to Course Design Project
Statics: Units, Force Components, Resultants
IR Sensor Implementation
Sensors: Ultrasonic

smart product design introduction
statics: units, forces and resultants
sensor: PING))) with Arduino
sensor: IR object detection
sensor: IR object detection 2
homework 1

T - Dec 5
L, R

Statics: Newton's Laws; Static Equilibrium for 2D
Statics - Introduction to Mathcad
RGB LED Implementation

statics: equilibrium
Mathcad introduction & Mathcad worksheet
homework 2

sensor list

R - Dec 7
L, R, M

Statics: Moments & Torque
Simultaneous Equations in Mathcad
Ten Faces of Innovation
Sensors: IR Sensor

statics: moments & torque
ten faces of innovation
Mathcad Solve Block & Mathcad worksheet
homework 3

T - Dec 12

Statics: Equilibrium of Beams
Plots in Mathcad
Global & Societal Issue #1 Presentation and Discussion
Sensors: Accelerometer

statics: equilibrium of beams
plots in Mathcad (PowerPoint & Mathcad)
sensor: accelerometer
homework 4

R - Dec 14
L, R, T

Statics: Equilibrium of Non-Concurrent Force Systems (beams)
Servo Gearbox Characterization (Teams of 2)

statics: equilibrium of beams
servo box characterization
homework 5

T - Dec 19

Gears - Number of Teeth, Torque, Diameter Relationships
Sensors: Rotary Encoders and Interrupts
Foam Core Prototyping

statics: torque and RPM of gears
sensor: rotary encoder & interrupts
foam core prototyping
homework 6

R - Jan 4
L, R, T

10 Faces of Innovation - Recognizing Contributions
Servo Potential Energy Change, Electrical Power Usage & Efficiency
Determination of Servo Efficiency as a Function of Speed

Ten Faces of Innovation
measuring servo efficiency
homework 7

T - Jan 9

Mind Maps
IDEO Video (22:48)
Requirements for Innovative Product Design Project
5 Step IDEO Methodology and Discussion of Design Process
Shearing, Bending and Riveting

mind maps and concept maps
design project - the beginning
sheet metal prototyping
homework 8

R - Jan 11

Application of IDEO Process to Design Problem
Brainstorm to Generate Potential Solutions for your Design
Narrowing to Develop Design Concepts
Pugh Method for Weighting Conceptual Designs
Exam Review

implementing the IDEO design process
tips for brainstorming
Pugh method for evaluating concepts
homework 9

T - Jan 16

exam 1
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
section 001 meets in Bogard 326

2010 exam 1
2011 exam 1... (solution)
2012 exam 1
2013 exam 1
2014 exam 1 ...(solution)
2015 exam 1
2016 exam 1

R - Jan 18

1st Prototype Due
Actuation: Linkages and Mechanisms
Development of Sensor List
Sensor Distribution Procedure
Rules for Using Equipment
Student Presentations on Concepts with Instructor and Class Feedback

sensors that can be checked out
photos of available gear motors
part check-out sheet
linkages and mechanisms
homework 10

T - Jan 23

Engineering Economics
2nd Prototype Due - Should Demonstrate Form and Function

engineering economics:basic concepts
details of design expo
homework 11

R - Jan 25
L, T

Engineering Economics
Project Work
Demonstrate that 1st Sensor is Woking

engineering economics: cash flow diagrams
homework 12

T - Jan 30
L, T

Engineering Economics
3rd Protype Due - Project Begins to Take Shape with Sensors/Output Devices
Project Work

engineering economics: uniform series
homework 13

R - Feb 1
L, T

Quiz 1
Engineering Economics Class Problems

Global & Societal Issue #2 Discussion
Project Work

engineering economics: summary of formulas
engineering economics: example problems
problem solutions (Mathcad or PDF)
homework 14

T - Feb 6
L, T

Project Work

no notes
no homework

R - Feb 8
L, T

Project Work no notes
homework 15

M - Feb19

Freshman Projects Exposition
project setup from 3 - 4:15 p.m.; opening ceremonies at 4:20 p.m.
Student Center - Tonk 
Bring Your Completed Projects - Professional Attire Required

project grading
team evaluation form
expo program

T - Feb 20

Course Assessment
Exam Review

no notes
R - Feb 22

Parts Return
You must return your borrowed parts to Bogard Hall 222 on or before this day.


R - Feb 22

exam 2
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
section 001 meets in Bogard 326

2010 exam 2
2011 exam 2
2012 exam 2
2013 exam 2 ... (solution)
2014 exam 2 solution
2015 exam 2
2016 exam 2