ENGN 30: Measurement Lab
Measurement of Forces in Truss Members
Introduction to the lab: Thursday, October 27, 2011 (in the lecture)
Everyone must sign up by: Friday, October 28, 2011, 5pm.
Lab sessions will be held in Prince Lab: Monday,
A.P. Environmental Science
Objective: The Learner will be able to:
1) Explain the dynamics of natural populations.
2) Discuss the mechanisms of populations equilibrium
and mechanisms of species adaptation.
3) Explain ecosystem responses to disturbance.
Week 3: Build and Test
Process and Tasks
Design: Come into your session with a mostly finished and dimensioned design. At the
beginning of the session, your mentor will go over your design with you, answer questions, and
help finalize it.
Discuss: Your me
Three Week Human Centered
Design Project: Build a Laptop
Stand for a Partner
For the next 3 sessions, you will design and build a laptop stand for a classmate. The
pairings will be assigned by the mentors.
At the end of this u
Week 2: Ideate and Prototype
You will prototype at least 3 of your sketches in corrugated cardboard. After prototyping, you
will get feedback on the models from your end user. You will also perform a stress analysis of
your structure under the loa
Week 1: Empathize, Define,
What is the design process?
Watch this ted-ed video of Timothy Prestero from the firm Design that Matters, a
company that engineers devices aimed at populations in the developing world, walk thr
3D Printing Design Project:
Design & Optimization of a
Due: October 13, 2016
The purpose of this lab is to design, optimize and 3D print a functional bottle opener
subject to a variety of design constraints. You need to combi
Week of 10/24/2016
Midterm Monday, October 31 DeCiccio
Midterm covers through material in chapter 4
moments (2D and 3D) and couples
Special oce hours for this week posted
Formula sheet posted copy will be pro
Homework V Solutions
(Note: All Matlab solutions provided herein are example code. There are often numerous
approaches to solving these problems, and solutions from students will differ based on the
individual coding style.)
1. (See Homework V)
For each o
Laptop Stand Report
Your report will document your process, and will include:
1. The data gathered as you gained an understanding of your user
1. Where do you use the laptop most often?
a. Mostly on my
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ENGN 0030 MATLAB TUTORIAL
This tutorial will help you familiarize yourself with some
useful features of MATLAB. MATLAB is going to be essential to
your ENGN 0300 coursework and many of your future engineering
classes. We strongly advise that you work your