HNRS 122 and ENGR 122 - Engineering Problem Solving III

Winter Quarter 2015-16 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

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W - Dec 2
R - Dec 3

L

Course Overview
Major Activity for ENGR 122: Innovative Product Design
Ten Faces of Innovation - The Bug List
Statics: Units, Force Components, Resultants
Sensors: Ultrasonic

the bug list
statics: units, forces and resultants
sensor: PING))) with Arduino
sensor: IR object detection
homework 1

2
M - Dec 7
T - Dec 8
L, R

Statics: Newton's Laws; Static Equilibrium for 2D
Statics - Simultaneous Equations in Mathcad
Sensors: Accelerometer

statics: equilibrium
alligator problem: PDF and Mathcad
sensor: ADXL335 accelerometer
Mathcad keystroke cheat sheet
homework 2

3
W - Dec 9
R - Dec 10
L, R, M

Sensors: RF Transmitter / Receiver Pair (Indepenent Learning)
In-Class Maze Competition

sensor: RF transmitter and receiver
RF transmitter / receiver datasheet
homework 3
Mathcad solve block example

4
M - Dec 14
T - Dec 15
L

Statics: Moments and Torque
Global & Societal Issue #1 Presentation and Discussion
Sensors: RFID

statics: moments and torques
calculations & units (Mathcad or PDF)
plots (Mathcad or PDF)
sensor: RFID
homework 4

5
W - Dec 16
R - Dec 17
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

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M - Jan 4
T - Jan 5
L

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

7
W - Jan 6
R - Jan 7
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

8
M - Jan 11
T - Jan 12

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

9
W - Jan 13
R - Jan 14
L

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

10
T - Jan 19

exam 1
this is a closed book exam
sections 001 and 002 meet in DAVH 224 (Davison Hall)

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

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W - Jan 20
R - Jan 21
L

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

12
M - Jan 25
T - Jan 26
L

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

engineering economics:basic concepts
details of design expo
homework 11

13
W - Jan 27
R - Jan 28
L, T

Engineering Economics
Project Work
Demonstrate that 1st Sensor is Woking

engineering economics: cash flow diagrams
homework 12

14
M - Feb 1
T - Feb 2
L, T

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

engineering economics: uniform series
homework 13

15
W - Feb 3
R - Feb 4
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

16
R - Feb 11
M - Feb 15
L, T

Project Work

no notes
no homework

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T - Feb 16
W - Feb 17
L, T

Project Work no notes
homework 15 - design journal

18
M - Feb 22

Freshman Projects Exposition
project setup from 4:30 - 7 p.m.; judging begins at 5 p.m.
Section 001 in Bogard 305 and Section 002 in Bogard 304
Bring Your Completed Projects - Professional Attire Required

project grading
team evaluation form
expo program

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T - Feb 23
W - Feb 24
L

Course Assessment
Exam Review

no notes
R - Feb 25

Parts Return
You must return your borrowed parts to Dr. Hall on or before this day. Dr. Hall will be in his office from 2 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. on day.

 

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M - Feb 29

exam 2
this is a closed book exam

sections 001 and 002 meet in DAVH 224 (Davison Hall)

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