C15-Week 1 (1/18/15 – 1/24/15)

Lecture

We will have three lectures this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. As we start the week we will continue our discussion of value and cost looking at the concepts of Lean Manufacturing. We will finish the week looking at the process of taking a concept from art to part including an introduction of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Machining, and NC-Code.

Reading

Lab

There will be no labs on Monday or Tuesday this week. You will have lab on Wednesday if you are in section 1 and Tursday if you are in Sections 2, 3, or 4.

In lab this week you will begin to use the CAM software and also to begin your experience with the CNC Machine tools. We expect everyone to complete the fist machining exercise and the first CAM exercise in the time available in your first lab.  If there are extenuating circumstances during your scheduled lab you will have the opportunity to complete the exercises during the beginning of next week.

Assignments

 

C15-Week 0 (1/11/15 – 1/17/15)

In this first week of C term of 2015 we will introduce the course and its key concepts.

Lecture

The first scheduled lecture of the class is Thursday 15 Jan in AK 233 at 11:00 AM.

We will review the course description and syllabus. And discuss some of the core concepts of the course and activities for the term. If you have questions about the course objectives or expectations please be prepared to discuss them in class.

Lab

  • There will be no scheduled labs the week of 12 Jan.
  • The first lab will be 21 Jan. (Section 1) or 22 Jan. (Sections 2-4).

Assignments

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