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Unformatted text preview: MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 2.007 Design and Manufacturing I Spring 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms . Milestone 1 Kit and Contest Exploration Schedule for: week of 2 - 6 February Deliverable: 4-6 pages in your lab notebook Week ’ s Activities The frst objective oF this week ’ s activities is For you to become knowledgeable about your kit and the contest so that you can design with (a) competence and (b) confdence. The second objective is to prepare For building your simple car next week. You will not have a lab during the frst week oF classes, but you will be able to get your kit and work in the Pappalardo Lab. Come to your frst scheduled lab in the second week with your lab notebook prepared to review your deliverables From this week with your lab instructor. 1. Kit Exploration Your kit contains mechanical materials like metal stock, wood stock, gears, and springs and actuators and servos. Explore the properties oF these and explore how they might be used/applied to your potential design. Concerning the materials frst, ask yourselF how these materials can be used to build the platForm(s) (car) you will need to maneuver around the table and support your Functional modules. You will need to implement some kind oF grabbers, can crushers, liFting and positioning devices, release mechanisms, etc. So think about what each element could be be used For and how it might be cut, shaped, Formed, and attached to...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 2.007 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '11 term at MIT.

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