GE 104 - Freshman Engineering I

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GE 104 – Freshman Engineering 1 – Fall Quarter 2008
 
Date 
Topic
Reading
Links
Assignment
Aquarium Lecture Series – Intro to Engineering
1
9/10 AQUA-1: Definition of engineering      
1
9/12 AQUA-2: Oral presentation skills: One-Minute Engineer, RSVP framework and rubric Oakes 1.1-1.7 Links to videos from lecture:
  • poor
  • useful tips
  • powerpoint
  • (the Knack)
  • 2
    9/15 AQUA-3: Aquarium design example Oakes 2.1-2.5, 14.1-14.2 OME schedule
    2
    9/17 AQUA-4: Aquarium design, continued; Introduction to ABET and Criterion 3 Oakes 4.1-4.11
    Learning Styles & Strategies
    Learning style: Index (answer questions, turn in)
    Why? Learning Styles & Strategies ?
    Class results
    2
    9/19 WRITING-1: intro, OME pointers (memos, presentations) Beer 1, 4, 9 (updated)    
    Design and Teamwork Lecture Series
    3
    9/22 DT-1: Intro to design through building a tower of straws Oakes 13.1-13.4
    Engineering Design Method handout
    Homework: memo due 9/26
    3
    9/24 DT-2: teamwork and team tools GRPI handout Oakes 11.1-11.7 Start of OME presentations
    3
    9/26 WRITING-2: email, letters, tables, figures + finishing up DT-2 Beer 4, 7, Oakes 14.4 Tower of Straws assignment
    Criteria and Constraints Lecture Series
    4
    9/29 CC-1: Criteria and decision matrices: Tower of Straws Oakes 8.1-8.7
    handouts: 1) TOS
    2) Decision matrix
    3) Excel hints
    4) homework (due Friday)
    4
    10/1 CC-2: Technical vs. realistic constraints   In-class design: transportation
    4
    10/3 CC-3: Realistic constraints 1      
    5
    10/6 CC-4: Realistic constraints 2      
    5
    10/8 CC-5: Realistic constraints 3      
    5
    10/10 Tower of Straws (ToS) Competition, part I      
    Design Margins in Engineering Lecture Series
    6
    10/13 Tower of Straws (ToS) Competition, part II
    (postponed) WRITING-3: Engineering writing tips + reflection on ToS

    (postponed: Beer 2)
    click for the Excel file with results
    6
    10/15 ASE-1: Accuracy, precision, and bias      
    6
    10/17 Resistor Lab      
    7
    10/20 ASE-2 & 3: What is error? & Introduction to statistics      
    7
    10/22 ASE-4: Introduction to statistics (click for slides), continued Oakes, section 17.7 (p. 456)  
    7
    10/24 ASE-5: Astable Multivibrator Design      
    Analysis Method
    8
    10/27 Engineering Method / Analysis Process - page on presentation of results Oakes, Ch. 8
    powerpoint from class
    Engineering Analysis handout
    Statistical analysis of R due
    8
    10/29 Example problem - click here for homework assignment   555 lab memo due
    8
    10/31 ASE-6: 555 Timer Lab (Circuits Laboratory)      
    9
    11/3 Introduction to Analysis problem (groups)
    **note: lab open for 555 reworks Tuesday 11/4 at 10:00 & 2:00 **
    Tank analysis problem
    Write-up: tank problem
    Analysis (bricklayer) due
    9
    11/5 Analysis   555 Timer report due
    9
    11/7 Lab re: analysis problem    
    10
    11/10 ESL-4: Future Challenges (note: ABET visit on campus )
    HW: (1) Check your grades on WebCT, (2) answer: What will be on the final?
    Grand Challenges
    Paul Polak: Out of Poverty
       
    10
    11/12 Review for final exam (click for slides) Oakes Ch. 6 Analysis problem due
    10
    11/14 free / make up day:    
    F inal Exam: Thursday, November 20, 2008 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. SciAnnex 207

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