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1 ENGR 111 Week 1 ~ Wednesday Class 2 T. Pollock Fall, 2009

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Optical Methods © T Pollock 2008 2 Dr. Tom Pollock Dept. of Aerospace Engineering specializing in optical and opto-mechanical instruments for spacecraft.
3 And now for some rules. ..

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4 When I talk … 1. You don’t talk. 2. You don’t use the computer. 3. You do take notes. 4. If you keep your notes in a spiral bound notebook, you may use your notes on my RATs. You may not have books or loose papers on your desk during RATs.
5 In-class Team Assignments ENGR 111 – 80x Team # Name 1 Name 2 Name 3 Name 4 Date State the question Show the work State the answer ENGR 111 – 80x Team # Name 1 Name 2 Name 3 Name 4 Date State the question Show the work State the answer Use engineering paper! Turn in one neat copy per team. (If the answer is a number, write the units beside it and draw a box around it.) 129.6 furlongs/fortnight

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... and while we are on the subject of units . .. We use “metric” (SI: meters, Newtons, kilograms, seconds, etc.) We use “English” (inches or feet, pounds force, pounds mass, etc.) We convert between units by multiplying or dividing by constants. If we can’t multiply and divide numbers correctly, we can’t be engineers. So, if you have a hang-up about which units are “best”, un-hang now .
7 Forces Forget about how the limestone boulder got where it is. Consider only the static force applied by the boulder

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## This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ENGR 111 taught by Professor Walker during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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Class 2AT.ppt - ENGR 111 Week 1 ~ Wednesday Class 2 T...

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