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2016 Winter


 Week      Tuesday Lecture  Thursday Lecture   Section and Other Activities 

Week 1


1/4 - 1/8 

Course Overview
(J & G)




 
Dynamics and Equivalent Inertia
(G)


Motor Parameter ID
(J)

Due at Beginning of Lecture:
Pre-Quiz at Home


Reading Before Class:
Motor Primer
 
Section: Electronics & Sensors Intro

Meet in EBU2-311

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ODE Workshop
Time and Location
1/7/16 6-8pm EBU2 Rm239
 
Week 2 

1/11 - 1/15



 
Electronics for MEs
(G)

Reading Before Class: 
Electronics for MEs

Encoders, Potentiometer, and Data Interpretation 
(J)

Due at Beginning of Lecture
HW

 
Due Before Section:

Install Arduino Software and Run Blink Code

Meet in EBU2-311

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C Basics Workshop
Time and Location
1/14/16 6-8 pm EBU2 Rm239


 
Week 3 


1/18 - 1/22

Data Interpretation and Motor Characterization (J) 

Due by Tuesday 7pm:
Hardware Setup Assignment 

Data Interpretation and Motor Characterization (continued) (J) 

Mechatronics Systems, Timing Belts, and Friction 
(G)

Due at beginning of Lecture:
HW 2 Part A
 
Section: PID Control


Meet in EBU2-311

 
 Week 4

1/25 - 1/29

Closed Loop Control 
(J)


Due at beginning of Lecture:
HW 2 Part B
Control Part II 
(J)




 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31



 
Week 5 

2/1 - 2/5



 
IntroduceMechatronics
 Optimization Challenges 
(G+J)

Optimization Methods (G)

Due at beginning of Lecture:
HW 3




Optimization Methods Continued
(G)

Mid - Term Review
 



 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31



 
Week 6 

2/8 - 2/12



 
MID-TERM EXAM



Announce Sponsored Projects

Project Preference Form due 2/14

(J & G)

 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31




 
Week 7

2/15 - 2/19 




Open Loop Challenge Demo Day

(J + G)

Due at beginning of lecture:
Open Loop Challenge Report

Announce Sponsored Project Teams

 


Engineering Staff Support

(G)



Section: Machine Shop

Meet in EBU2-B31
 
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Set Meeting with Sponsor

 
Week 8 

2/22 - 2/26




Succeeding in Real-World Projects
  
(G)
 
Bearing Analysis 
3:30pm-3:50pm

then 
Problem Definition Meetings

 
Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Kickoff Meeting with Sponsor

 
Week 9 

3/1 - 3/5



Closed Loop Challenge Demo Day

Meet in EBUII 311

(J + G) 

Due at beginning of lecture:
Closed Loop Challenge Report

 
Fasteners
3:30pm-3:50pm 


then 
Problem Definition Meetings
   
Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Set Up Project Workspace


Week 10 

3/8 - 3/12


 
FBD Quiz

3:30pm-3:50pm 

then
Team Meetings with Instructor



Fatigue Lecture
 
CES Material Selection Software 
3:30pm-3:50pm 

then 

Team Meetings with Instructor

   

Risk Reduction Tests

Finals
Week
 

Tuesday 3/15 3pm-6pm

Risk Reduction Presentations

In Class Presentation Feedback:
EBUII 
Center Hall

Documentation and Logistics

Sponsored Team Peer Review
(due Wednesday 3/16 at Noon)

 


 

   



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