HNRS 122 and ENGR 122 - Engineering Problem Solving III

Spring 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

1
W - Mar 7
R - Mar 8

L, R, M, T

Course Overview
Introduction to Course Design Project & Ten Faces
Statics: Units, Force Components, Resultants
Devices: RGB LEDs

smart product design introduction
statics: units, forces and resultants
RGB LEDs
homework 1

2
M - Mar 12
T - Mar 13
L

Statics: Newton's Laws; 2D Static Equilibrium
Statics - Introduction to Mathcad
Sensors: PING)))
Sensors for Checkout

Global & Societal Issue #1 Presentation and Discussion

statics: 2D equilibrium
Mathcad introduction & Mathcad worksheet
sensor: PING)))
homework 2

sensor list

3
W - Mar 14
R - Mar 15
L, T

Statics: 2D Static Equilibrium
Simultaneous Equations in Mathcad
Sensors: Accelerometer
Shearing, Bending and Riveting Project

statics: 2D equilibrium
Mathcad Solve Block & Mathcad worksheet
sensor: accelerometer
sheet metal prototyping
homework 3

4
M - Mar 19
T - Mar 20
L, R, M, T

Statics Problem
Statics: Moments & Torque
Sensors: IR Object Detection

statics problem
statics: moments & torque
IR object detection
homework 4

5
W - Mar 21
R - Mar 22
L

Statics Problem - Moments
Statics: Equilibrium of Non-Concurrent Force Systems (beams)

Plots in Mathcad
Sensors: Rotary Encoders and Interrupts
Monitoring Background Events Using Interrupts


statics problem
statics: non-concurrent force systems
plots in Mathcad (PowerPoint & Mathcad)
sensor: rotary encoder & interrupts
using interrupts to monitor a switch
homework 5

6
M - Mar 26
T - Mar 27
L, T

Statics Problem - Non-Concurrent Force System
Sensors: RF Communication
Statics: Torque and RPM of Gear Trains
Servo Gearbox Characterization (Teams of 2)

statics problem
sensor: RF communication
statics: torque and RPM of gears
servo box characterization
homework 6

7
W - Mar 28
R - Mar 29
L, M, T

Statics Problem - Non-Concurrent Force System
Statics Problems - PE & Electrical Energy, Motor System Efficiency

Sensors: Pixy Camera
Determination of Gearmotor Efficiency

statics equilibrium problem
statics gearmotor problems
sensor: Pixy camera
measuring gearmotor efficiency
homework 7

8
T - Apr 3
W - Apr 4
L

Statics Problem - Gear Train Efficiency Problem
IDEO Video (22:48)
Ten Faces of Innovation

Brainstorm to Generate Potential Solutions for your Design
Mind Maps

statics problem
brainstorming, mind maps and concept maps
homework 8

9
R - Apr 5
M - Apr 9
L

Application of IDEO Process to Design Problem
Pugh Method for Weighting Conceptual Designs
Looking Ahead to Design Project
Prototyping & Begin Working on 1st Prototype

Exam Review

implementing the IDEO design process
Pugh method for evaluating concepts
design project forecast
prototyping & ten faces
homework 9

10
T - Apr 10

exam 1
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
sections 001, 002, 003 and 004 meets in Adams Hall Classroom (AHCL) 162 - entry behind Adams residence hall
section H01 and H02 meet in Carson-Taylor (CTLH) 322
sections H03 and H04 meet in Bogard Hall 326

2010 exam1
2011 exam1 and solution
2012 exam1 and solution
2013 exam 1 and solution
2014 exam 1 and solution
2015 exam 1 and solution
2016 exam 1 and solution

11
W - Apr 11
R - Apr 12
L

Engineering Economics: Simple and Compounding Interest
1st Prototype Due
Actuation: Linkages & Mechanisms
Sensor Distribution Procedure
The Design Expo

Safety & Resources
Student Presentations on Concepts with Instructor and Class Feedback

engr econ: simple & compound interest
devices to create motion
parts check-out sheet
design expo
safety & resources
homework 10

12
M - Apr 16
T - Apr 17
L, T

Engineering Economics: Cash Flow Diagrams
Work on Prototype 2

engr econ: cash flow diagrams
homework 11

13
W - Apr 18
R - Apr 19
L, T

Engineering Economics: Uniform Series
2nd Prototype Due - Should Demonstrate Form and Function
Creating an Elevator Pitch
Project Work

engr econ: uniform series
presentation to judges / elevator pitch
project evaluation form
homework 12

14
M - Apr 23
T - Apr 24
L, T

Engineering Economics: Complex Problems
Present Elevator Pitch to Class
Project Work

engr econ: example problem
homework 13

15
W - Apr 25
R - Apr 26
L, T

Quiz 1
Global & Societal Issue #2 Discussion
Present Prototype 3 to Class
Project Work

engr econ: summary of formulas
homework 14

16
M - Apr 30
T - May 1
L, T

Wrapping Up: Project Video, Design Journal & Expo
Project Work

wrapping up your project
homework 15

17
W - May 2
R - May 3
L, T

Project Work homework 16 - surveys

18
T - May 8

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

19
W - May 9
R - May 10
L

Course Assessment
Exam Review

no homework
Mon, May 14 through Wed, May 16

Parts Return
section 001  Mon, 05/14, 9:00A-10:00A
                                    section 002  Mon, 05/14, 10:30A-11:30A
                                    section 003  Tues, 05/15, 9:00A-10:00A
                                    section 004  Tues, 05/15, 10:30A-11:30A
section H01  Weds, 05/16, 9:00A-10:00A
                                    section H02  Weds, 05/16, 10:30A-11:30A
                                    section H03  Weds, 05/16, 2:00P-3:00P
                                    section H04  Weds, 05/16, 3:30P-4:30P
ENGT122: may return any time during regular hours (8A-12P; 1:30P-5P)

 

20
T - May 15

exam 2
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
sections 001, 002, 003 and 004 meets in Adams Hall Classroom (AHCL) 162 - entry behind Adams residence hall
section H01 and H02 meet in Carson-Taylor (CTLH) 322
sections H03 and H04 meet in Bogard Hall 326

2010 exam 2
2011 exam 2 and solution
2012 exam 2
2013 exam 2 and solution
2014 exam 2 and solution
2015 exam 2
2016 exam 2 and solution