Schedule


 Week     Tuesday Lecture Thursday LectureSection and Other Activities 
Week 1


1/8 - 1/12  
 
 Intro to Course & Mechatronics
(N&J)

Sensors Intro
(N)


 
DC Motor Dynamics
(J)

Motor Drivers
(N)

Serial Communication
(J)

Due: Pre-quiz take home worksheet

 
Mechatronics Section 1: 
Electronics & Sensors Intro
 
(Chris Cassidy)

Meet in EBU2-311


Due: Pre-Lab Assignment 1 (N)



Week 2


1/15 - 1/19 



Motor Dynamics #2,
parameter estimation,
filtering, etc


(J)





 


Power Transmissions Systems:
Equivalent Inertia, and Theoretical Friction Estimation

(N)

Due: Lecture HW 1
- Motor Dynamics Simulation (J)







Mechatronics Section 2:
Motor Drivers
 
(Steve Roberts)


Due: 
Pre-Lab Assignment 2 (N)

Meet in EBU2-311
 
Week 3 

1/22 - 1/26



 

Machine Design Components: Bearings
(N)




 Optimization Challenge Introduction
(J)




Mechatronics Section 3:
Bearing Layout and Friction

(TAs)


Due: Pre-Lab Assignment 3 (J)

Meet in EBU2-311
 
Week 4 

1/29 - 2/2


Optimization Techniques
challenge xtra notes



Axiomatic Design

Due: Lecture HW 3 - Theoretical Optimization

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30
 
 Week 5

2/5 - 2/9

 1 

Announce Sponsored Projects
Preference Form

Machine Element Project Introduction




Sponsored Projects Guidelines



 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30 


 
Week 6 

2/12 - 2/16





Sponsored Projects Team Assignments will be Announced

Due: Lecture HW 4 - Build and Validate





Demo Optimization Challange

Setup hardware in in EBU2: 311, 312, 315
See Announcements
Opt Challenge moved to Thursday 2/15


 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30

 
Week 7 

2/19 - 2/23




 


 Midterm
Midterm moved to Tuesday 2/20




Machine Elements

Due: 
Brake Design HW 1
 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30
 


 
Week 8

2/26 - 3/2 






Problem Definition Meetings

(Group 1 Schedule)
 


Problem Definition Meetings (Group 2)






Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30

(Group 2 Schedule)

 
Week 9 

3/5 - 3/9





Machine Elements

Lecture in HSS 1330

 

Machine Elements

Lecture in HSS 1330

 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31


 
Week 10 

3/12 - 3/16







 


Risk Reduction Meetings

(Group 2 Schedule)
 

Risk Reduction Tests

and Finishing Machine Shop

Finals Week

3/19 - 3/23


 

Final

Risk Reduction Presentations

Electronic Review of Presentations

PostponedIndividual Component Analysis
Due at end of Week 1in MAE 156B


3pm-6pm

 

Brake Design Team Challenge

Fatigue Homework

Team Peer Review



 




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