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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 3 Develop Concept and Finalize Car Design Schedule for: week of 16 - 20 February. Deliverable: 3-5 pages in your lab notebook before next week s lab Week s Activities It s important at this point to look ahead to a major milestone . Looking at the schedule, you can see that in the week before spring break, the weekly milestone says, Demonstrate MCM. In other words, before spring break the schedule is for you to demonstrate your Most Critical Module (MCM) on your car. SpeciFcally, you should be able to drive out of the Starting Box and perform, within the next 60 seconds, the functions assigned to your MCM as called for by your strategy. Then after vacation, you will complete and integrate your other modules, and reFne your design as appropriate. Looking now at the weeks between now and spring break, you see the stages of concept development, MCM design, MCM fabrication (two weeks), and MCM demonstration. What is a Most Critical Module? A module in the sense it is being used here is a major subsystem of your over-all design; i. e. the total system could be partitioned into a set of modules, like the car (platform) itself, a bale mover and stacker, and a plant puller.set of modules, like the car (platform) itself, a bale mover and stacker, and a plant puller....
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