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16.810 16.810 Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping Instructor(s) Introduction to Design January 9, 2007 Prof. Olivier de Weck Teaching Assistants: Anas Alfaris Nii Armar Lecture 1
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16.810 2 Happy New Year 2007 ! 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
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16.810 3 Quote “The scientist seeks to understand what is; the engineer seeks to create what never was” -Von Karman
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16.810 4 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 Previous Years (2004, 2005) This Year: MITSET (30 min), VDS (30 min) Deliverables Checklist, Team Assignments Facilities Tour
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16.810 5 Organization of 16.810
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16.810 6 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 3 rd year “prototype” itself and we are hoping for your feedback & contributions Officially register under 16.810 (Jan 2007) on WEBSIS
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16.810 7 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) Fall 2004 Preparation Jan 4, 2005 Second Class (Topic: Race Car Wing Design) Jan 2007 Third Class Æ Focus on helping student projects see: http://ocw.mit.edu
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16.810 8 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. Needs – from students
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