SES100 Fall 2011 Homework Assignment #3
Chapters 7, 8, and 9
Assigned: Wednesday, August 31
DUE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9
1) This is a bioengineering assignment. Investigate the following dimensions and write a brief,
concise discussions of your findings.
a) Wh

Mars Imaging Project
Learning About Mars
Name _
Date _
Making Observations of THEMIS Images
There are many images available of Mars. Over the past 30 years, NASA has sent landers, rovers
and orbiters to image the surface of Mars. This part of the project

SES 100
INTRODUCTION TO EXPLORATION
Fall, 2013
1.
Instructor: Dr. Philip Christensen
Dr. Christensen
Office: Moeur Bld. Room 120
Office Phone: 965-1790
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Wednesday and Friday 10:00-11:30, or by appointment
TA: C

SES100
MATLAB Homework 3
Due December 6th
From Wikipedia:
The Collatz conjecture is a conjecture in mathematics named after Lothar Collatz, who first
proposed it in 1937.
Take any integer n.
If n is even, divide it by 2 to get n / 2.
If n is odd, multiply

SES 100
Week of
Philip Christensen
Tentative Schedule
Fall, 2013
Reading Assignment:
Engineering
Fundamentals
19-Aug
Class organization and overview
1, 2, 3
26-Aug
Fundamental concepts: Explortation, science and
engineering, scientific method, Group forma

SES 100 Project 1 Report Guidelines
P. Christensen
The report for Project only needs to be 4-5 pages in length in can be longer if you have
a lot of material to present and discuss, but it doesnt need to be. Just make sure you
include all the critical inf

Communication
Homework, Exams
Clarity and completeness
Write clearly - or type
Show all work - show your solution in steps
1) State solution in English - what method are you
using to solve problem
2) Give the equation(s)
3) Insert numbers into equation

SES100
Units
Significant figures
Length
Ch. 6, 7
Philip Christensen
33
Units
SI (International System)
meter, kilogram, second
U.S. Customary
foot, pound, second
34
International System of Units (SI)
35
36
Significant Figures
Addition/subtraction
La

Mars Imaging Project
SES 100 Project 2
Mars Imaging Project
Fall, 2013
Philip Christensen
Project Overview
The goals of this project are to learn about Mars, to select a scientific question about
Mars, and to identify a target of interest that addresses t

1
1)
The for loop
sum_example.m
% compute the sum of all integers from 1 to n
% initialize variable called sum to zero
sum = 0.;
% initialize counter, n, to desired value
n = 100;
for i = 1:1:n
sum = sum + i;
end
fprintf('Sum of all numbers from 1 to 0 is

SES100 Fall 2012
Name_KEY_
Homework Assignment 4
Chapter 10
Assigned: Fri. Sept 14
DUE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21
Do the following problems. Show all of your work or you will receive 0 credit.
1) An astronaut has a mass of 70 kg.
What is the weight of the astro

SES100 Fall 2013 Homework Assignment # 2
ASSIGNED: Wednesday August 28
DUE: WEDNESDAY September 4
1) Convert the information in the table from U.S. Customary Units to SI units. Show all
of the steps in your conversion.
Convert from SI Units
To U.S. Custom

SES100 Fall 2012
Homework Assignment 4
Chapter 10
Name_
Assigned: Fri. Sept 13
DUE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20
Do the following problems. Show all of your work or you will receive 0 credit.
1) An astronaut has a mass of 70 kg.
What is the weight of the astronaut

SES 100 Introduction to Exploration
Dr. Philip Christensen
Fall 2013
Homework #1: ASSIGNED: Monday, Aug. 26
DUE Wednesday. Aug. 28
SES100 Questionnaire
Name:_
1.
What year are you? (i.e. Freshman, 3rd Year,.)
2.
What is your major?
3.
Why are you taking t

SES100 Fall 2013
Project 1 Resolution Assignment
Individual assignment
In order to design your imaging system, you will need to determine the resolution and quality of
the images that will be needed to achieve the mission goals. For this you will need to

FEATURE IDENTIFICATION CHART
Features Often Associated with Canyons
Feature
Canyons
An Example of this Feature
-Identified by a steep drop
in elevation, similar to
what we see with canyons
on Earth
-Canyon walls often show
material that has fallen or
slid

Variables
Example 2:
hours = 8
days = 5
totalhours = hours * days
1) Evaluate right side
2) Set left side equal to result
What is value of the variable totalhours?
What would you see on screen for command
display(totalhours)
19
Variables
Example 3:
hours

SES100
Science and Engineering Disciplines
Scientific Method
Mars Observer example
Elements of a science mission
Mars Background
Ch. 1-5
Philip Christensen
18
Scientific Method
1) Observation
2) Description
3) Hypothesis
Deductive reasoning
Inductive re

Temperature - Chapter 11
Fundamental characteristics (dimension) of material
Length
Mass
Temperature (energy)
What is it due to?
Motion of atoms - the faster they are moving, the
hotter the object is
Key questions:
Rate at which energy is transfer

SES100
Ch. 13 Energy Power
Srikanth Saripalli
1
What is energy?
Energy is what it takes to change the physical state of an object. In some cases, energy is released during such a change. Change of the physical state is called work.
Examples:
0 mph
50 mph

SES100
Electric Current and Related Parameters
Srikanth Saripalli
1
Coulombs Law and Voltage
Voltage represents the amount of work required to move charge between two points; the amount of charge that is moving between the two points per unit time is cal

SES100
Ch. 11 Temperature Heat
Srikanth Saripalli
1
Chapter 16: Temperature and Heat
Temperature is a fundamental quantity which characterizes the physical state of a substance. In the microscopic statistical theory, we understand temperature as the avera

SES100
Ch. 10 Force Pressure Work
Srikanth Saripalli
1
Force - Chapter 10
What is a force? Example from common experience - push/pull Can also have force at a distance Examples? Newtons 1st Law Objects at rest tend to stay at rest; objects in motion tend

SES100 Chapters 7, 8, 9 Length Time Velocity
Srikanth Saripalli
1
Schedule
Quiz 1: Feb 25 (10%) : topics covered till Feb 21 in class. Open Notes Project 1 (15%) Will be posted on March 6th Due March 23rd Will be a written project Computer Lab (5% attend

SES100 Units Significant figures Length Time Velocity Mass Srikanth Saripalli
1
Units
SI (International System) meter, kilogram, second U.S. Customary foot, pound, second
2
International System of Units (SI)
3
4
Significant Figures
Addition/subtraction

SES100 SES100 EngineeringGraphics Chapter16
SrikanthSaripalli
2Dprojection Viewpoint Projectionrays Perspective projection Projectionplane
Engineering graphics are obtained by projection from the 3-D object to the viewing surface (the projection plane)
3D