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Unformatted text preview: APSC 150 APSC September 9, 2010 WELCOME TO APSC, UBC! APSC 150: APSC Engineering Case Studies Organized by Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos CHBE 2.43 APSC 150 COURSE WEBSITE http://courses.engineering. http://courses.engineering. ubc.ca/apsc150/index.php and VISTA Introduction Introduction APSC 150 introduces you to the practice of engineering Engineering involves solving problems for people. Textbook Textbook Fundamental Competencies: Preparing the 21st Century Engineer, Dunwoody, Cramond, Nesbit, Paterson and Teslenko, Oxford University Press, 2006. Course Notes – They will be posted on Vista (gradually). APSC 150 Objectives APSC By the end of this course, you should be able to: Begin integrating your knowledge of the core competencies within engineering (including an understanding of societal context, ethics, communications, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and economics). Model simple engineering problems in order to address key issues of engineering projects. Describe specific examples of engineering design. List a range of engineering challenges and opportunities available across the engineering disciplines. APSC 150 Activities APSC Four (4) Engineering Cases Tutorials twice per week Workshops (4) Failure Report Four Engineering Cases Four Case 1: Not just technical skills Things I wish I knew when I was a student Nobo Yonemitsu [email protected] Four Engineering Cases Case 2: Chemical Reaction Car • Muhannad Al-Darbi (Chemical and Biological Engineering) [email protected] Four Engineering Cases Case 3: Separation of minerals by froth flotation • Marek Pawlik (Mining Engineering) [email protected]) Four Engineering Cases Case 4: Advanced Materials for Commercial Aircraft Structures • Anoush Poursartip (Materials Engineering) [email protected]) Lectures Lectures Tutorials/Laboratories: CEME 2206 Tutorials/Laboratories: Tutorial Instructor: L1A, L1B, L1D, L1E Tutorial Dr. Florence Luo [email protected] Tutorial Instructors: L1T Tutorial Maria E. Holuszko [email protected] Tutorial Instructors: L1C Tutorial Steve Cockcroft [email protected] Tutorial Instructors: L1F Tutorial ? Workshops: CEME 2206 Workshops: Dr. Florence Luo/ Dr. Bruce Dunwoody Teamwork I Communication Teamwork II Creativity Failure Report Failure examples and details will be given later). Each student to submit a report on an engineering failure (presentations, (presentations, Due Friday, October 29, 2010 Submit electronically through VISTA, turnitin.com. Mark Distribution (6 credits) Mark Case Assignments: 20 Case Quiz (1 per Case): 25 Workshops: 4 (1 mark per Workshop) Assignments: 20 x 4 = 80 Quizzes: 25 x 4 = 100 Workshops: 4 Failure Report: 16 Total Mark for this course = 200 End-of-Case Quizzes End Each quiz will focus on the material covered in the preceding case Each quiz will be 1-2 hours The first 3 quizzes will be held on Tuesday evenings (6.30-8.30 pm) The final quiz will be held during the December exam period End-of-Case Quizzes End Case 1- Not just technical skills - Things I wish I knew when I was a student October 5 October Case 2 – Chemical Reaction Car October 26 October Case 3 – Separation of minerals by froth flotation November 16 Case 4 – Advanced Materials for Commercial Aircraft Structures During final exam period Tips for doing Well Tips Beware of Committing Plagiarism (http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/plagiari sm/) Submit all assignments/go to all tutorials and workshops Create a schedule DURING each quiz and KEEP TO IT Good Luck Good ...
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