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2017 Winter


 Week      Tuesday Lecture  Thursday Lecture Section and Other Activities 
Week 1


1/13 - 1/22  
 
Course Overview and
intro motor dynamics

Motor Primer
Lecture_1.pdf
 
Continued motor dynamics and
electronics for MEs

HW #1 Assigned

ODE Materials
Lecture_2.pdf
 
Due Before Lab Section
PreLab1

Section: Electronics & Sensors Intro

Meet in EBU2-311

Week 2


1/16 - 1/20 


Electronics, sensors,
 and measurement 

Due at Beginning of Lecture
Pre-Quiz at Home

Lecture_3.pdf
 

Velocity Estimation, and Smoothing vs Filtering

HW#1 Due at beginning of lecture
HW #2 Assigned

Arduino Syntax
Lecture_4.pdf
Lecture_04_NGG.pdf



Due Before Lab Section
PreLab2
Lab Assignment

Motor Wiring Guide Updated!!!
Power Supply Preparation

Section: Motor Drivers

Meet in EBU2-311

 
Week 3 

1/23 - 1/27



 

  Parameter characterization from data

Closed-loop control theory

Real Time controls
Data interpretation
Matlab code
Data1
Data2


Interpreting mechatronics spec sheets
&
Dynamics of complex mechatronic 
systems      


HW#2 Due at beginning of lecture
HW #3 Assigned

Lecture 6
Lecture 6 (Gravish)


Due Before Lab Section

Section: PID Control

Hardware Config for Encoder
Quadrature Encoder Code

Supplementary files for HW2: Matlab instructionsMatlab code to read Arduino counts

Meet in EBU2-311

 
Week 4 

1/30 - 2/3

Dynamics of complex 
mechatronic systems II
Lecture 7a
Lecture 7b



Intro of open-loop challenge

Lecture 8a
Matlab optimization
Mass_Pulley function


Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31
 
 Week 5

2/6 - 2/10



Friction Reduction and Sensitivity Analysis
OL_misc_notes
Friction lecture




Sponsored Project List


 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31 


 
Week 6 

2/13 - 2/17




 
Midterm
Section BOO rm. WLH 2111


 
Open-loop design review walk through 


 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

 
Week 7 

2/20 - 2/24




 

Intro of Closed Loop Design Challenge
Closed loop intro
Closed loop design part2

Matlab code:
Second order system simulation
odefun



Open-loop design competition




 

Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31
 


 
Week 8

2/27 - 3/3 






Announce Sponsored Project Teams
&
Actuators
report format
 


Demo of Closed Loop Design Challenge






Section: Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Kickoff Meeting with Sponsor
 
Week 9 

3/6 - 3/10





  Fatigue
 


Guest Lecture

Engineering Staff Support


 
Machine Shop
Meet in EBU2-B31

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Set Up Project Workspace


 
Week 10 

3/13 - 3/17






Fasteners 

Problem Definition Meetings
 


Succeeding in real world projects 
 

Risk Reduction Tests

Finals Week

3/20 - 3/24


 

3 - 6PM
Location: TBD 

Risk Reduction presentations

Teams 1 – 8: 122 Pepper Canyon

Teams 9 – 15: 584 EBU2

Teams 16 – 22: 304 EBU2




 





 




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