Introduction to Engineering and Technology ENGR-1020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module-01

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Course Introduction
  • Your Skills and Learning styles
  • Project Based Learning
  • Wind Turbine Project

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Course syllabus  Spring 2018
  2. Student information form
  3. Form Project Teams and exchange info.
  4. Effective Team Building **
  5. Engineering Design Cycle
  6. Management Styles
  7. Comparison of Engineering Technology and Engineering
  8. What is engineering and technology?
  9. Start Resume examples
  10. Create a resume from template
  11. and Project Based Learning (PBL)
  12. What is Project Based Learning (PBL)
  13. Project Based Learning in Higher Education
  14. The Law's of Physics Engineering and Technology
  15. Introduction to magnet and electric generator theory
  16. How to setup your Engineering Journal (EJ)
  17. Excel Tutorials
  18. Excel-Magnet worksheet
  19. Lab: Tour of lab,Fabrication Area and Wind Tunnel

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: read Chapter-1, Page 8-39
  2. Textbook: read Chapter-3, Pages 73-79
  3. Textbook: read Chapter-10, 297-301
  4. Textbook: page.42, prob. 13 (type the answers)
  5. E-mail to your instructor YourInstructor@ccri.edu using subject ENGR-1020-104 from the address you will use for this course. Include name, day and evening telephone numbers.
  6. Complete Excel-Magnet worksheet
  7. Buy Textbook: "Thinking Like an Engineer",4th Edition, ISBN-13 978-0-13-463967-3
  8. But notebook for Engineering Journal
  9. Read website Introduction to Magnetism

  Module-02

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Wind Turbine Components
  • Coils and Magnets
  • Ethical Decision Making Team formation
  • Generator and Magnets
  • Problem Modeling
  • Problem Estimates
  • Data Collection
  • Data Averaging

 

 Module Topics

  1. Team Contracts
  2. Progress Report-One-Page Sample
  3. Progress Report  Word Template
  4. Magnetism discussion (from reading)
  5. Coils and Magnetic Fields
  6. Wind Turbine  Outline - Modules/Subsystems
  7. Estimate length of wire for a 200 turn coil-"Back of Envelope"
  8. Coil wire estimates
  9. Estimate Template
  10. Using a Gauss Meter
  11. Lab: Measure magnet Lab

Assignments and Homework

  1. On-Page Progress Report due next week-review sample report
  2. Complete the Magnet Strength Excel spreadsheet
  3. Complete the Wire estimation Excel spread sheet
  4. Textbook: Read Chapter-2 Pages 43-53, Chapter-4, Pages 104-105
  5. Textbook: Page 58, Problem 1-7; type your answers
  6. Read  pages 1-8 Wind technology
  7. Complete resume template using Microsoft Word-due next class
  8. Research Ohm's Law - What is it, what does relate, what are the variables

 

Module-03

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Coil Winding
  • Ohm's Law
  • Design Process
  • Prototyping
  • Modeling

Module Topics

 

  1. Engineering Failures and Professional Ethics
  2. Engineering Failures Presentation
  3. Engineering Failures-PowerPoint Assignment
  4. Using Microsoft PowerPoint
  5. PowerPoint Presentations Rubric
  6. PowerPoint Basics
  7. PowerPoint Tips
  8. PowerPoint-Bad Slides
  9. PowerPoint -Good Slides
  10. Wind Turbine Objectives
  11. Coil Wire Length -Back of Envelope
  12. Coil Wire Length-Stacking Model
  13. Coil Wire Length-Packing Model-Hints
  14.  Troubleshooting
  15. Using a Digital Volt Ohmmeter (DVM)
  16. Generator Coil Analysis Worksheet
  17. Lab-Coil Winding Procedure

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read: Chapter-3, Pages 61-72
  2. Textbook: Page 86, Problems1-10
  3. Read  pages 9-13 Wind technology
  4. Complete Packing Model Coil Wire Length Excel worksheet
  5. Complete the Generator Coil Wire Length Analysis Excel worksheet.
  6.  To reduce generator shaft friction buy skate board bearing (22 mm x 8 mm). This should be a team or Class purchase. You will need two bearings.

 Module-04

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • VAWT
  • Frame Construction
  • Accuracy Precision Generator
  • Testing

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Accuracy, Repeatability, Precision
  2. Magnet Data -Accuracy and Precision
  3. Practical Prototyping Hints
  4. Sketching Basics
  5. Electricity Presentation
  6. Ohms Law Review
  7. Excel-Ohms Law Example
  8. Turbine Generator EquationHints
  9. VAWT Frame Sketch
  10. Sketching evaluations sheet
  11. Team Project Status Meeting-Rubric
  12. Lab-VAWT Frame Construction Notes

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-4, pages 91-110
  2. Textbook: Page 118, Problem 1-7
  3. Review course material for Exam-1
  4. Update Engineering Journal for Evaluation-Refer to Module-1 for grading rubric
  5. Meet with your team to plan your wind turbine construction
  6. Read VAWT Blade Handout

 

Module-05

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Wind Turbine Generator Testing
  • Wind Turbine Blades
  • Estimation
  • Ethical Decision Making

 

Module Topics

  1. Exam-1
  2. Engineering Journal Evaluation-1
  3. VAWT generator testing Procedure
  4. Generator Test Procedure
  5. Generator Test Sample Data
  6. Generator Test Data Anaysis
  7. Savonius VAWT Introduction
  8. Instructor/Team Meetings-Rubric (Meeting review sheet
  9. Test data journal entries
  10. Team meetings - Design wind blade unit?

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-5, pages 124-141
  2. Textbook: Page 144, Problems 1, 6
  3. Sketch of wind turbine from Team meeting
  4. Generator efficiency - Calculated vs. Measured
  5. Read Ethical Decision Making in Today's Classrooms
  6. Watch Engineering Ethics
  7. Transparency Index discussion
  8. Research other wind turbine blade sources
  9. Be prepared to discuss blade design.
  10. Review course material Modules 1-5 for Quiz-1

 

Module-06

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Generator Analysis and Graphing
  • Wind Turbine Blades
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Generator Load Testing

 

 

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Exam-1 review
  2. PowerPoint Presentation-Group-1
  3. PowerPont Evaluation Sheet
  4. Generator Data Analysis Sheet
  5. Wind turbine blade discussion
  6. Wind turbine blade construction
  7. Turbine Blades and Ratios 
  8. Energy and Power
  9. Wind Power
  10. Electrical Power
  11. Wind Turbine Load Power Analysis- use your data
  12. Team-Instructor meeting (see previous module rubric)
  13. Wind Tunnel Data- No-Load
  14. Wind Tunnel Data- Electrical Load
  15. Excel Maximum Power Transfer Worksheet   substitute your data
  16. Instructor-Team meetings Instructor-Team meeting criteria

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: read pages 146-158
  2. Textbook: Page 161, Problem ICA 6-7
  3. Danish Wind Reading Assignmment-1   **
  4. Complete Engineering Journal with design sketches and notes. Be prepared to meet with your team and the instructor.
  5. Wind Turbine blade material must be available next week
  6. Examples of Wind Turbine Plans. Use these plans for your improved wind turbine 

 Module-07

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Wind Tunnel Testing
  • Wind Power
  • Electrical Power
  • Dimensions and Base Units
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Wind Power Calculations

 

Module Topics

  1. PowerPoint Presentation-Group-2
  2. Engineering Failure Powerpoint Presentations
  3. Dimensions and base Units
  4. Metric-US Unit Conversion Chart
  5. Metric-US Unit conversions
  6. Using Microsoft Word
  7. One Page Memo Assignment
  8. Volume Unit Conversion
  9. Excel Convert - Put units in " ": "in", "cm" "m" .....
  10. Wind Power Discussion
  11. Wind Power Calculations
  12. Sketching Evaluation

Assignments and Homework

  1.  Textbook: Read Chapter-7, pages 168-188
  2. Textbook: Problems; page 196, Problem1,5; page 197, Problem 14; page 201, Problem 47
  3. Read, answer the questions and print out  Wind  Power reading Assignment-2 
  4. Quiz on Module-8
  5. Sample Quiz questions

SPRING BREAK -NO CLASS NEXT WEEK

Module-08

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Wind Tunnel testing
  • Betz's law
  • Universal Units
  • Tip to Speed Ratio
  • Power Coefficient

Module Topics

  1. Wind tunnel testing notes
  2. Wind tunnel Test Data Sheet
  3. Sample wind tunnel data
  4. Wind turbine Tip to Speed Ratio TSR
  5. Tip to Speed Ratio TSR worksheet
  6. Power Coefficient
  7. Engineering Journal Evaluation
  8. Team Sharing Exercise-Meet with other groups and ask questions

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-8, page 202-216
  2. Textbook: page 267, Problem 66, 67, 68, 69
  3. Read, answer the questions and print out Wind Power reading Assignment-3   **
  4. Wind Power reading assignment link correction:
  5. Complete the wind tunnel Excel analysis sheet. This is due next class and will count as a test grade. The Excel sheet should appear as illustrated in the PDF of the Excel sheet.

 Module-09

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Dimensionless Numbers Design vs. Analysis

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Energy and Power-1
  2. Energy and Power-2
  3. Energy and Power Questions
  4. Wind Power Flow Analysis-1
  5. Scientific and Engineering Notation
  6. Dimensionless Numbers
  7. Dimensional Analysis web site
  8. Dimensional Analysis Notes
  9. Illustrated dimensional analysis problems.
  10. Design problem -Wind generator
  11. Design Solution
  12. Excel Conversion Function
  13. Work on improved wind turbine

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-9, Pages 269-278
  2. Wind Power problem set
  3. Complete  Analysis worksheet-Tip speed ratio and CP sheets
  4. Complete the Design problem solution on Excel
  5. Complete the competitive analysis one page report.
  6. Be prepared to meet with your team and the instructor next week for a status report.

 

Module-10

Introduction to Engineering and Technology
  • Scientific and Engineering Notation Project
  • Rubric Algorithms

 

 

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Quiz-2
  2. Wind turbine modification and testing
  3. Final Project Rubric-Fall 2016
  4. One Page report due
  5. Analo-Digital compared
  6. Analog vs. Digital more links
  7. Analog to Digital Conversion (ADC)
  8. Binary Numbers
  9. Scientific and Engineering Overview
  10. Scientific and Engineering Notation Tutorial
  11. Scientific and Engineering Notation
  12. Project Status Report
  13. Design vs. Analysis

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-10, pages 297-333
  2. Gas pump flow chart due next week
  3. Complete Gas Pump Flow Chart for next class
  4. Start Project Status report

 

Module-11

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Wind turbine modification and testing
  2. Flow Chart Symbols
  3. Flow Chart Basics
  4. Gas Pump Flow chart Assignment
  5. Flow Chart Hints
  6. Project final report template. 
  7. Project final report website
  8. Student Report Example
  9. Project meeting with instructor
  10. Finalized Project report
  11. Final Report Procedure Outline
  12. Final Report Web Page Template

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-11, 361-388
  2. Power Curve Homework   **-Complete, print and turn in
  3. Project Team Meeting and Journal Entry - complete, print out and turn in

 

Module-12

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Wind turbine modification and testing
  2. Gas Pump Solution-Handout
  3. Team Project Presentation
  4. Final Exam Review
  5. Submit Engineering Journal for grading
  6. Generator Power Analysis

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: read Chapter-12, pages 412-430
  2. Engineering Journal updating

 

Module-13

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Wind Turbine overall analysis
  2. Final report preparation
  3. Final exam review
  4. Review of Engineering Journal rubric

Assignments and Homework

  1. Textbook: Read Chapter-13, pages 465-471
  2. Review all assignments
  3. Update engineering journal
  4. Complete the wind turbine Project and bring it to next class for Presenation

 

Module-14

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

 

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Wind Tunnel Performance Testing
  2. Team Presentation
  3. Engineering Journal Grading

 

Module-15

Final Exam

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module Topics

  1. Final Project Review
  2. Final Exam Review

Week of DEC 14-18

  1. Project Final Report Presentation (web site pages)
  2. Final Exam
  3. Engineering Journal Evaluation.
  4. Course evaluation

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Last Updated: 11/13/18