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16.810 16.810 Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping Lecture 1 Introduction to Design Instructor(s) Prof. Olivier de Weck January 4, 2005
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Happy New Year 2005 ! We won’t be designing White Knight or SpaceShipOne this IAP, but . .. You will learn about “the design process” and fundamental building blocks of any complex (aerospace) system 16.810 2
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Quote ¢ “The scientist seeks to understand what is; the engineer seeks to create what never was” ¢ -Von Kar m an 16.810 3
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Outline ¢ Organization of 16.810 ¢ Motivation, Learning Objectives, Activities ¢ (Re-) Introduction to Design ¢ Examples, Requirements, Design Processes (Waterfall vs. Spiral), Basic Steps ¢ “Design Challenge” - Team Assignments ¢ Race Car Wing: Project Description, Deliverables Checklist, Team Assignments ¢ Facilities Tour 16.810 4
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Expectations ¢ 6 unit course (3-3-0) – 7+1 sessions ¢ TR1-5 in 33-218 , must attend all sessions or get permission of instructors to be absent ¢ This is for-credit, no formal “problem sets”, but expect a set of deliverables (see -list) ¢ Have fun, but also take it seriously ¢ The course is a 2 nd year “prototype” itself and we are hoping for your feedback & contributions 16.810 6
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History of this Course December 2002 Undergraduate Survey in Aero/Astro Department. Students expressed wish for CAD/CAE/CAM experience. April 4, 2003 Submission of proposal to Teaching and Education Enhancement Program (“MIT Class Funds") May 6, 2003 Award Letter received from Dean for Undergraduate Education ($17.5k) June 5, 2003 Kickoff Meeting Sept 18, 2003 Approved by the AA undergraduate committee (6 units) Fall 2003 Preparation Jan 5, 2004 First Class (Topic: Bicycle Frame Design) see: http://ocw.mit.edu Fall 2004 Preparation Jan 4, 2005 Second Class (Topic: Race Car Wing Design) 16.810 7
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Needs – from students A 2001 survey of undergraduate students (Aero/Astro) – in conjunction with new Dept. head search - There is a perceived lack of understanding and training in modern design methods using state-of-the-art CAD/CAE/CAM technology and design optimization. - Individual students have suggested the addition of a short and intense course of rapid prototyping, combined with design optimization. 16.810 8
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Boeing List of “Desired Attributes of an Engineer” Boeing List of “Desired Attributes of an Engineer” ¢ A good understanding of ¢ Good communication skills engineering science ¢ Written fundamentals ¢ Oral ¢ Graphic ¢ Mathematics (including statistics) ¢ Listening ¢ Physical and life sciences ¢ Information technology (far more than ¢ High ethical standards “computer literacy”) ¢ An ability to think both critically ¢ A good understanding of design and creatively - independently and manufacturing processes (i.e. and cooperatively understands engineering) ¢ Flexibility. The ability and self- ¢ A multi-disciplinary, systems confidence to adapt to rapid or
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