Category Archives: This Week in ME1800

C18 Week 5

  Objective Be able to discuss standards and their purpose. Understand how to specify tolerances and fits for common situations in manufacturing assembly. Be able to design a manufacturing process to hit a specified tolerance. Understand common pitfalls in DFM. List common techniques for designing for assembly. Lecture Tuesday – GD&T Wednesday – Design for […]

C18 Week 4

This week you are finishing up group assignment 2 and we start talking about design. On Tuesday we look at what we need to know to design fixtures and we explore some possible solutions. Wednesday there is no lecture and on Thursday we will introduce the critical concepts of functional design from the perspective of […]

C18 Week 3 – Modeling Manufacturing Processes

 Objectives Understand why engineers use models to better understand manufacturing processes. Be able to develop a model for a simple manufacturing process. Use reference materials to find and use models to predict forces, power consumption, and deflection in machining processes. Lectures Tuesday – Energy and Power Wednesday – Power force and Chips Thursday – […]

C18 Week 2

Objectives Be able to explain the importance of Quality in Manufacturing Understand the difference between QC and Process Control Be able to discuss and calculate Cp, CPk and Process Performance Variables Understand and discuss Measurement Uncertainty and how it impacts manufacturing Be able to calculate and discuss how PVs in Machining impact Surface Roughness and […]

C18 Week 1

First off I want to apologize I titled last week’s post “Week 1”, when by my counting, last week was Week Zero.  Opps!  I hope there won’t be too much confusion. This week will be a busy Week 1 in ME1800.  We have 3 lectures, reading assignments to do, homework assignments due, and we will […]

C18 Week 0

Lectures Thursday – Introduction Homework Complete the Week 0 Quiz (30 August before class) Get a lab voucher from the bookstore Read the Class Syllabus Visit http://me1800.com/downloads and download the following The CNC Quick Guide for Haas Mills Manufacturing 101 for Engineers (Draft 1/14/17) The Art of Manufacturing (Draft 1/14/17) Complete Exercises 1-4 in “Manufacturing for Engineers 101” (read […]

A17 Week 4

Lectures Fixture Design  Tuesday Group Assignment 2 Help Wednesday Functional Design Thursday Assignments Survey 4 Friday Midnight Group Assignment 2 next Monday Midnight  

A17 Week 3

Required Reading Prof. Joseph Datsko on Chip Formation https://youtu.be/2fDJ1Wk-y04 Chip Formation Theory – Christopher A. Brown Advanced Fixture Design for FMS, Chapter 2 https://youtu.be/ltEKP7tnEFI Assignments Assignment points Date Time Week 2 Quiz — NC Code — Metrology 2.5 9/13/17 11:59 PM CAM 2.2 2.5 9/13/17 3:00 PM Survey 3 1 9/15/17 11:59 PM Lectures Tuesday […]

A17 Week 2

This week in ME1800 we will form groups, and complete our first group assignment. In class we will finish up our discussion of Art to Part and PVs and then look at issues concerning quality and measurement. We will look at topics covering measurement tools and measurement uncertainty, develop inspection plans, discuss SPC and Quality […]

A17 Week 1

To do this week Lecture – Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Lab – Wednesday and Thursday Homework Complete the Week 0 Quiz (30 August before class) Get a lab voucher from the bookstore Read the Class Syllabus Visit http://me1800.com/downloads and download the following The CNC Quick Guide for Haas Mills Manufacturing 101 for Engineers (Draft 1/14/17) The Art […]