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2016 Fall


 Week      Tuesday Lecture  Thursday Lecture   Section and Other Activities 
Week 0


9/22-9/23  
   
Course Overview and Motor Dynamics

Motor Primer

   
Matlab ODE Workshop
Friday 9/23 12pm-1pm in EBU2-239

Week 1


9/26-9/30 

Electronics for MEs 


Reading Before Class: 
Electronics for MEs


Design Studio Office Hours 5pm-7pm to (bearing installation)




 
Velocity Estimation, and Smoothing vs Filtering

Due at Beginning of Lecture:
Pre-Quiz at Home
Lec HW 1: Motor Sim



 
Due Before Lab Section
PreLab1

Section: Electronics & Sensors Intro

Meet in EBU2-311

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C Basics Workshop
Friday 9/30 12pm-1pm in EBU2-239
 
Week 2 

10/3 – 10/7




 

Parameter Estimation

Real-Time Programming





Closed Loop Control 




Due at Beginning of Lecture

Lec HW 2: Motor Measurement



 
Due Before Lab Section
PreLab2

Section: Motor Drivers

Meet in EBU2-311

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Week 3 


10/10 – 10/14


Equivalent Inertia  





Friction Estimation


Due at beginning of Lecture:

Lec HW 3: Added Friction and Inertia

 
Due Before Lab Section
PreLab3

Section: PID Control


Meet in EBU2-311

 
 Week 4

10/17 – 10/21




Theoretical Optimization





Friction Reduction and Sensitivity Analysis

Due at beginning of Lecture:


Lec HW 4: Non-Optimized Dual Shaft

 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31



 
Week 5 

10/24 – 10/28




 
Optimization of Mass Raising a Pulley

Due at beginning of Lecture:
HW 3




Intro of Closed Loop Design Challenge 
 


Lec HW 5: Theoretical Optimization of Dual Shaft

 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31



 
Week 6 

10/31 – 11/4




 


Sponsored Project List

Project Preference Form Due Nov 5th Midnight

In Class Demos

Lec HW 6: Experimental Optimization of Open Loop System



 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31




 
Week 7

11/7 – 11/11 






MID-TERM EXAM

Announce Sponsored Project Teams

 


Succeeding in Real-World Projects

Mechanical Components 1






Section: Machine Shop

Meet in EBU2-B31
 
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Set Meeting with Sponsor

 
Week 8 

11/14 – 11/18





  
Guest Lecture

Engineering Staff Support
 


Demo of Closed Loop Design Challenge




 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Kickoff Meeting with Sponsor

 
Week 9 

11/21 – 11/25






Team Schedule and CES Training

Problem Definition Meetings
 


Thanksgiving Holiday
   
Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Set Up Project Workspace


Week 10 

11/28 – 12/2



 
Mechanical Components






 

Team Meetings with Instructor 
and
Vacuum Forming at EnVision




   

Risk Reduction Tests

Finals
Week
 


Monday 12/05 3pm-6pm

EBU2-479

Risk Reduction Presentations

Schedule

In Class Presentation Feedback:


Documentation and Logistics

Sponsored Team Peer Review


 


 

   

         


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