1.  Course Syllabus   (link to detailed info)

2. CAD file submission for laser / 3d printing

         Guide to naming your files (PDF)

Submit Laser Cutter Files  |   Laser Cutter File Queue

Submit 3d Printing Files   |    3d Printing Queue

3. Media Links

4.   Marking Scheme and Project Descriptions

Project#

Short Description

Long Description

Percentage

Individual / Team

% of mark generated by peers

Skill1

CAD Lego Piece

Get familiar with doing CAD using one of 3 suggested CAD tools.

3

Individual

Skill2

Laser-cut piece

Submit a 2d drawing for fabrication with our laser cutter.

4

Individual

Skill3

3d printed piece

Submit a custom piece for 3d printing.

4

Individual

Skill4

Programming Demo

Program a single RGB LED to do something impressive.

4

Individual

0*

Project1

Competition - Soccer Bots!

Head-to-head engineering competition in small groups.

15

1,2 or 3 person team

33

Project2

Bookstore Prototype

Prototype based on subset of project topics

15

1,2 or 3 person team

33

Project3

Software Mock-Up

Software mock-up of web or mobile app

15

individual

33

Project4

Free Choice

Free choice prototype.

15

1,2 or 3 person team

33

PeerReview 1,2,3,4

Peer Reviews

Individual reviews of work done by other students in the class.

15

Individual

66

Online Submission (2 or 3 total)**

OnlineSubmission

Short material to review and submit via email/survey

10

Individual

TOTAL

100

  * updated 2016 Oct 6

 ** updated 2016 Oct 24 from 5 ot 7.  These will be primarily with questions to get information on the final 3 projects.

5.   Schedule

week

Topic

date

class

Activity

OnlineSubmission

Skills and Projects

Dropbox

PeerReview

(due 11pm day BEFORE class)

Use Connect

(due 11pm day of class)

Use Connect

Track your file submission

(due 11pm day AFTER class)

1

Skills

Thu, Sep 8

1

Course overview and CAD tools

2

Tue, Sep 13

2

Fabrication Facilities Tour

Submission1

Thu, Sep 15

3

Idea Generation / Laser-Cut / 3d Print

3

Electronics

Tue, Sep 20

4

Intro to Arduino Kits

CAD Lego Piece

3d Print Queue (Dropbox) 

Thu, Sep 22

5

Programming and Electronics

4

Tue, Sep 27

6

Programming Pt 2  +    Competition Intro

Laser-cut piece

Laser Queue (Dropbox)

Thu, Sep 29

7

Programming Pt 3  +  Competition Day2

5

Tue, Oct 4

8

Hand Tools   (in Hebb building!)

3d printed piece

Thu, Oct 6

9

Programming Demo Day  + Work Day

Programming Demo

6

Competition

Tue, Oct 11

10

Soldering / SmallPrototype Intro (in Hebb building!)

Thu, Oct 13

11

Work Day

7

Tue, Oct 18

12

Work Day (Hebb)

Thu, Oct 20

13

Work Day (Hebb)

8

Software

Tue, Oct 25

14

Work Day (Hebb)

Thu, Oct 27

15

Work Day (Hebb)

9

Design

Tue, Nov 1

16

Competition Day!  

PeerReview1

Thu, Nov 3

17

Software Critiques / Elements of UI

10

Tue, Nov 8

18

Thu, Nov 10

19

Software Demo

Software Mock-Up

PeerReview2

11

Tue, Nov 15

20

Thu, Nov 17

21

Bookstore Demo

Small Prototype

PeerReview3

12

Tue, Nov 22

22

Thu, Nov 24

23

13

Tue, Nov 29

24

FreeChoice Demo

PeerReview4

Thu, Dec 1

25

        

6.   Course Notes

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Link Listings

Class 1 - Course overview and CAD tools

Class 2  - Fabrication Facilities Tour

Class 3 – Idea Generation and Capture / Laser-cutting  /  3d printing

Class 4 – Hand Tools

Class 5 – Intro to Arduino Kits

Class 6 – Programming and Electronics

Class 7 – Soldering

Class 8 – Product Teardown / Parts Inspection / Small Prototype

Class 10 - Software Critiques /  Elements of UI