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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 2 Develop Strategy and Work Toward Final Car Design Schedule for: week of 9-13 February. Deliverable: 3-5 pages in your lab notebook before next week s lab Week s Activities The frst oF this week s activities is For you to fnalize your (winning!) strategy so you can move on to your design concept and then detailed design. Second you will implement in lab (manuFacture/assemble) the car you designed last week. 1. Strategy Selection A strategy is a feasible Framework For achieving a challenging goal. The term strategy is Frequently used loosely in non-scientifc felds to digniFy a hoped-For outcome. In technical felds the connotation is that the strategy is Feasible, i.e. not contravening the laws oF physics or expected constraints on the project. or instance, is planning to crush cans in less than 10 seconds a violation oF power constraints? The goal obviously is to do well in the contest. The challenge comes From the Fact that about 150 other people have the exact same goal. The concept oF a Framework is that it is an initial top-level approach which you can proceed to detail with confdence. Having explored your kit and the contest and developed three preliminary strategies (Milestone 1), you are in a position to refne these and determine your...
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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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