ME470 Schedule

Spring 2012 (3/4/12)

 

Date

Day

Topics / Activities

Class/Powerpoint

Reading

Assignment

5,6-March

Mon/Tues

Course Introduction

Assign Team

Day1.ppt

Syllabus

 

7-March

Wed

Lab 1: V-Rod

V-Rod Assign

8,9-March

Thurs/Fri

Statistics, ANOVA

Install Minitab

 Statistics.ppt

MileageFile

Bring laptop

Ch. 7

Assignment:Statistics (ANOVA)

 

12,13-March

Mon/Tues

Robust Design (DOE)

 DOE.ppt

Coke fill height

Frisbee file

Bring laptop

Ch. 9

Assignment Statistics (DOE)

14-March

Wed

Lab 2: Robust Design (DOE)

DOE Lab 

Bring laptop

 

DOE Lab

V-Rod Due

15,16-March

Thurs/Fri

Overview of Engineering Design

Product Development Process

Product develop.ppt

Ch. 4

 

ANOVA Assign Due

19,20-March

Mon/Tues

Problem Definition and Need Identification

Customer Requirements

Customer.ppt

CR Assign

Ch. 1-3 

 

Customer Requirements

DOE Assign Due

Project

21-March

Wed

Lab 3: Engineering Ethics: Bring laptop to class

Ethics.ppt

ASME Canons

ASME .pdf

Ethics Case Study

DOE Lab Due

22,23-March

Thurs/Fri

Establishing the Engineering Characteristics

PDS.ppt

Ch. 5

PDS Assign

26,27-March

Mon/Tues

Product Design Specification

Bench.ppt 

Ch. 15

CR Assign Due

28-March

Wed

Lab 4: Functional Decomposition

FDLab

Handout

Decomposition Assignment

Ethics Assign Due

29,30-March

Thurs/Fri

Robust Design Intro

Robust1.ppt

Bring laptop

Ch. 13

 

2-6 April

 

Break

 

 

Renew/Refresh

9,10  April

Mon/Tues

Robust Design, Execution

RobustExecute.ppt 

In-class Robust File

Bring laptop

Ch. 5

Robust Design Assign

LeafSpringFile

11-April

Wed

Lab 5: Engineering/Economics/Politics

 

Ch. 14

Diesel Assign

Decomp Assign Due

12,13-April

Thurs/Fri

Midterm Exam

Sample midterm

 

PDS Due

16,17-April

Mon/Tues

Concept Generation, Creativity in Design

CG1.ppt

Ch. 6

 

18-April

Wed

Career Fair: No lab

 

 

 

19,20-April

Thurs/Fri

Product Design Specification

PDS3.ppt

PDSassign

Ch. 5

Robust Design Assign due

25,26-April

Mon/Tues

Concept Generation, Creativity in Design

CG2.ppt

Project CG Assign

Ch. 6

 

27-April

Wed

Lab 6:  On the Spot/Set Based Design

 On the spot design

Set based Design.ppt

Sobek and Ward

Ward paper

 Diesel  Assign due

28,29-April

Thurs/Fri

Concept Selection

ConceptSelect.ppt

 

2,3-May

Mon/Tues

Economic Decision Making:

(Time Value of Money, Cost Comparisons, Depreciation)

Need Laptop Economics.ppt

Ch. 15

Economics Assignment

4-May

Wed

Lab 7 Economics Lab

 

Need Laptop

 

Economics Project

Set-Base Design Due

5,6-May

Thurs/Fri

Economic Decision Making:

(Taxes, Profitability, Sensitivity and Break-Even Analysis)

Economics.ppt 

Need Laptop

Ch. 15

 

9,10-May

Mon/Tues

Economic Decision Making

 Need Laptop

Ch. 13

 

11-May

Wed

Lab 8: Design Review

 

 

 

12,13-May

Thurs/Fri

FMEA

 FMEA.ppt 

Handout

Econ Proj Due Economics Assign Due

16,17-May

Mon/Tues

TRIZ: Inventive Problem Solving

 Triz.ppt

Handout

 

18-May

Wed

Lab 9: Design for Assembly

 

Handout

DFA due in class

19,20-May

Thurs/Fri

TRIZ: Inventive Problem Solving