ME 2110 - Creative Decisions and Design - Georgia Tech

Gold Sponsors

AirProducts

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AirProducts

NI

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Silver Sponsors

Shell

Shell

Caterpillar

United

United

 

Bronze Sponsors

Bechtel

Intech


View the ME 2110 Design Studio Webcams:

Room 2202: Webcam #1 Webcam #2
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Course Information

Syllabus
Schedule
Article Describing Course
Course Textbook

Open Hours Schedule (MRDC 2212 and 2202-03) Schedule for Wednesdays updated now that lectures have ended.


Studio Assignments

Studio 1: Introduction to Design Quality
    Duracell Batteries Product Information
    Motor Specs
Studio 2 (Sections C, D, E, F, H, I, J, M, O): Machining and Mechatronics - ME2110 Basic Stamp Controller
Studio 2 (Sections A, B, K, L): Machining and Mechatronics - NI myRIO Controller
Studio 3: Introductory Design Project - Portable Lumber Mill System
Studio 4: Big Contest - The Hobbit
    Studio 4a: Presentation A and Interim Report
    Studio 4b: Presentation B and Preliminary Report
    The Hobbit - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Updated October 20


Homework Assignments

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Due 9/8: HW1 - Problem Understanding
DEADLINE EXTENDED - Due 9/15: HW2 - Specifications and QFD
Due 10/8: HW3 - Project Planning
Due 10/20: HW4 - Concept Generation


Selected Lecture Material

August 20: Basic Reporting
September 10: Documenting Sources
September 15: Conceptual Design
September 24: Concurrent Design - DfX
October 6: Project Reports
October 8: Mechanisms and Basic Fabrication (50 MB)
October 20: Total Quality Management
October 27: Final Contest Timeline and Final Report Preparation


Machine Shop Information

Machine Shop Safety

Machine Shop Instruction Videos

  General Lab Safety (6.2 MB)
  Lathe Operating Instructions (30.5 MB)
  Mill Operating Instructions (31.3 MB)
  Drilling Instructions (24.0 MB)
  Tapping and Threading Instructions (27.8 MB)

Power Tools - Owner's Manuals

  Grizzly Mini Lathe G8688
  Grizzly Mini Mill G8689
  Dewalt DC728 14.4V Cordless Drill Driver
  Dewalt DC730 14.4V Cordless Drill Driver
  Dewalt DC750 9.6V Cordless Drill Driver
  Dewalt DW222 3/8IN Drill
  Ryobi JS550L Orbital Scrolling Jigsaw
  Ridgid R3200 7-1/4" Circular Saw


Mechatronics Kit Information

BASIC Stamp Controller (Sections C, D, E, F, H, I, J, M, O)

Mechatronics and Pneumatics Manual: PDF   iBooks
BASIC Stamp Editor Software
List of Basic Stamp Mechatronics Kit Components

NI myRIO Controller (Sections A, B, K, L)

Mechatronics and Pneumatics Manual
LabVIEW 2013 for ME2110 Installer (5.8 GB)
NI myRIO Controller - Programming Template
List of NI myRIO Mechatronics Kit Components


Past Design Contests

Fall 2012: ME 2110 Overview (59 MB)
Spring 2012: Contest Time Lapse


Additional Resources

IEEE Formatting Style and Reference Citation Guide (PDF)
Patent Search Tutorial
Car Door House of Quality Example
House of Quality Template (Excel) : C. Battles. (2011, May). QFD House of Quality Template. Schrodinger's Ghost.com [Online]. Available: http://www.schrodingersghost.com/?cat=54.
Student Guide for TeamWork.com