HNRS 122 and ENGR 122 - Engineering Problem Solving III

Spring 2019 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
T - Mar 12
W - Mar 13
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
R - Mar 14
M - Mar 18
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
T - Mar 19
W - Mar 20
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
R - Mar 21
M - Mar 25
L, R, M, T

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

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

5
T - Mar 26
W - Mar 27
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
R - Mar 28
M - Apr 1
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
T - Apr 2
W -Apr 3
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
R - Apr 4
M - Apr 8
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
T - Apr 9
W - Apr 10
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
R - Apr 11


exam 1
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
sections 001, 002, 003 in AHCL 162
sections 004 & 005 in CTLH 347
sections H01 & H02 in CTLH 322
sections H03 & H04 in BOGH 326
sections H05 & H06 in BOGH 129
ENGT 122 001 in BOGH 325

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
2017 exam 1
2018 exam 1

11
M - Apr 15
T - Apr 16
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
W - Apr 17
R - Apr 18
L, T

Engineering Economics: Cash Flow Diagrams
Work on Prototype 2

engr econ: cash flow diagrams
homework 11

13
T - Apr 23
W - Apr 24
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
R - Apr 25
M - Apr 29
L, T

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

engr econ: example problem
homework 13

15
T - Apr 30
W - May 1
L, T

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

engr econ: summary of formulas
homework 14

16
R - May 2
M - May 6
L, T

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

wrapping up your project
homework 15

17
T - May 7
W - May 8
L, T

Project Work homework 16 - surveys

18
T - May 14

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

Homework 17

19
W - May 15
R - May 16
L

Course Assessment
Exam Review

no homework
F - May 17, M - May 20, T - May 21

Parts return: You must return your borrowed parts to the Project-Based Learning Office (BOGH 222) according to provided schedule:

Schedule TBA

Please DO NOT bring parts outside of these hours

 

20
T - May 21


  exam 2
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
students must show their student ID when submitting their exam
this is a closed book exam
sections 001, 002, 003 in AHCL 162
sections 004 & 005 in CTLH 347
sections H01 & H02 in CTLH 322
sections H03 & H04 in BOGH 326
sections H05 & H06 in BOGH 129
ENGT 122 001 in BOGH 325

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
2017 exam 2
2018 exam 2 and solution