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Sept 24& 25

posted Sep 23, 2013, 4:31 PM by Jill HUBBARD   [ updated Sep 25, 2013, 4:31 PM ]

  • 1A 
    • Optimization Techniques (Member shape, size, material) review
      • Step 1:  Optimize member sizes
      • Step 2:  Optimize member shapes: Tube or Bars?
      • Step 3:  Optimize material choice (cheap and weak? expensive and strong?, middle of the road?) Experiment!
    • How low can you go?
    • Submit and Share out lowest ones
    • Show crazy bridges - why you need to be smarter than any tool you use!
    • Start Design Challenge
    • Scale Models
    • Where do the simulator numbers come from? What's the math? Remember, if you don't know the math, the simulator can make a mistake and you wouldn't know the difference!
  • 3A
    • Electrical Engineering - Basic Components
      • Series Circuit Ohms Law Review (Do, Swap, Explain, Repeat, Turn In)
      • Parallel Circuit Check Off
      • Measuring Voltage and Current and put in notebooks
      • Parallel Circuit Ohms Law
      • Potentiometer Explained
      • Poteniometer Circuit
  • 4B
    • Basic Programming using the Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    • Programming Challenges 1-10
      • write and comment code
      • test robot
      • submit code
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