Schedule


 Week     Tuesday Lecture Thursday LectureSection and Other Activities Elective Workshops 
 Week 0


9/24 - 9/28  
  
Intro to Course 
DC Motor Dynamics
C Intro



 
No Lab 
 
Matlab 1
F 9/28 12pm-1pm
M 10/1 12pm-1pm
EBU2-239

C 1
F 9/28 1pm-2pm
M 10/1 1pm-2pm
EBU2-239

Week 1


10/1 - 10/5  
 
 Electronics for MEs

Due: Pre-Assessment Handout

Reading: Electronics for MEs
 
Friction Estimation


Due: Lecture HW 1 - Motor Dynamics Simulation
 
Mechatronics Section 1: 
Electronics & Sensors Intro
 
(Chris Cassidy)

Meet in EBU2-311


Due: Pre-Lab Assignment 1


 


C 2
F 10/5 12pm-1pm
M 10/8 12pm-1pm
EBU2-239



Week 2


10/8 - 10/12 

 
Data Interpretation
 
Filtering and Parameter Estimation

Due: Extra Credit 1







 

Equivalent Inertia 



Due:
Lecture HW 2 - Friction Estimate










Mechatronics Section 2:
Motor Drivers
 
(Steve Roberts)


Due: 
Pre-lab assignment 2 

Meet in EBU2-311
 

C 3
F 10/12 12pm-1pm
M 10/15 12pm-1pm
EBU2-239
 
Week 3 

10/15 - 10/19



 

Machine Elements:
Timing Belts




Introduction of the Multi-Shaft
 Optimization Challenge

Due:
Lecture HW 3 - Equivalent Inertia.






Mechatronics Section 3:
Bearing Layout and Friction

(TA)


Due: Pre-Lab Assignment 3

Meet in EBU2-311
 
 
Week 4 

10/22 - 10/26


Introduction of the Friction Model Challenge




Optimization in Design

Optimization Challange




Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30
 
Least Squares Workshop
F 10/12 12pm-1pm
M 10/15 12pm-1pm
EBU2-239
 
 Week 5

10/29-11/2

 1 

Announce Sponsored Projects
Preference Form

Due:

Lecture HW 4 - 2 Shaft Baseline






Dual Shaft Friction Modeling


 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30 


 
 
Week 6 

11/5 - 11/9





Optimization Challenge Implementation Issues

Sponsored Projects Team Assignments will be Announced








Sponsored Projects Tips

Matlab Implementation Optimization Topics



Extra Credit - Directionality

Optimization Challenge Part 1


 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30

 


Dual Shaft Optimization Workshop
F 10/12 12pm-1pm
(none on Monday to honor Veteran's day)
 
Week 7 

11/12 - 11/6




 


2 Shaft Model Validation

Due:

Optimization Challenge Part 2




Demo Optimization Challange





 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30

Kickoff Meetings With Sponsors
 


 
 
Week 8

11/19 - 11/23 






 Midterm
 


Thanksgiving Holiday






Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B30



 
 
Week 9 

11/26 - 11/30




Machine Elements

Problem Definition Meetings
Group 1




 
Machine Elements

Problem Definition Meetings 
Group 2



 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31


 
 
Week 10 

12/3 - 12/7







(Group 1 Schedule)
 


Risk Reduction Meetings

(Group 2 Schedule)
 

Risk Reduction Tests

and Finishing Machine Shop
 

Finals Week

12/10 - 12/14


 

Final

Risk Reduction Presentations
Th 12/13/2018
8am-11am

Electronic Review of Presentations



 



Team Peer Review



 


 


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