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ME 428-429-430 Senior Design Project

Instructor: Peter Schuster


Office:
13-256
Phone:
756-2976
Lecture: ME428-01

Labs:

TR 8:10-12:00
TR 12:10-3:00
TR 8:10-11:00

ME428-02
ME428-03
ME428-04

6:10-7:00

Office Hours (Fall):

M:
T:
W:
F:

4:10-5:50
1:10-2:00 in 13-107
12:10-1:00
10:00-10:50

14-249
192-120
192-132
192-132

Schuster
Rossman
Rossman

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Apply an engineering design process to solve open-ended engineering design problems.


Work effectively on an engineering team.
Develop, analyze, and maintain an engineering project schedule using a Gantt chart.
Use Quality Function Deployment (QFD) to evaluate customer requirements.
Formally define an engineering problem.
Generate an engineering specification document.
Apply creative techniques to generate conceptual design solutions.
Apply structured decision schemes to select appropriate engineering concepts in a team environment.
Design subsystems within constraints of strength, size, materials, performance, cyclic loading, etc.
Evaluate potential design solutions through the use of appropriate analysis techniques and tools.
Apply current industrial design practice and techniques such as DFX, FMEA and/or TQM in
engineering design.
Develop and implement a design verification plan and report.
Construct and test prototype designs.
Communicate and present engineering design project results orally, graphically, and in writing.
Discuss and take a stand on open-ended topics involving engineering ethics and product liability.
Discuss engineering professionalism and its responsibility to society.
Understand the codes of ethics and their implications in engineering practice.

Prerequisites:
ME 329, ME 318, ME 343
Text:

ME 428-429-430 Senior Project Student Success Guide


(at http://me.calpoly.edu/cpr/senior-project-student-info/)

Materials: You are required to keep a written record of all your project activities. This
should be kept in a bound, 8.5x11 inch logbook. You will need a minimum of
150 pages. See the Student Success Guide for more details.
Additional Resources (not required, but good references):
Shigleys Mechanical Engineering Design, Budynas & Nisbett
Creative Design of Products and Systems, Niku
Total Design, Stuart Pugh
The Mechanical Design Process, Ullman
Engineering Design, Dieter & Schmidt

Revised 1/2/2014

ME428 Schedule (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)


WK
1

10

DATE
1/6 M
Lab T
TH
1/13 M
Lab T
TH
1/21 T
Lab T
TH
1/27 M
Lab T
TH
2/3 M
Lab T
TH
2/10 M
Lab T
TH
2/17 M
Lab T
TH
2/24 M
Lab T
TH
3/3 M
Lab T
TH
3/10 M
Lab T
TH

TOPIC & ACTIVITIES


Course Intro, Expectations, & Process
Sponsor Presentations - Meet in 197-104
Team Building Activities
Travel, Research, Teams
Team Building / Background Research
Define Problem / Team Meetings
Problem Definition & QFD
No Tuesday Lab (Monday Schedule!)
Background Research / Team Meetings
Creativity & Idea Generation
Requirements (QFD House of Quality)
Prepare Project Proposal / Team Meetings
Concept Modeling & Idea Evaluation
Ideation
Ideation / Team Meetings
Design of Experiments & DVP
Concept Model Building - Meet in 197-104
Idea Evaluation / Team Meetings
NO LECTURE (HOLIDAY)
Design & conduct a simple experiment
Idea Evaluation / Team Meetings
Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property
Write Concept Design Report
Concept Design Review Presentations
Project Planning & Budget
Concept Design Review Presentations
Project Planning
FMEA & Safety
Design FMEA & DVP
Design Analysis

ASSIGNMENTS DUE

1/8 - Project Preference Form


1/14 - Register for IDEALS
1/16 - Team Contract, Intro letter
1/23 - Sponsor e-Visit,
Problem Statement

1/30 - QFD House of Quality


2/4 - PROJECT PROPOSAL **
2/7 - Team Evaluation in IDEALS
2/11 Reflection in PolyLearn
2/13 - Concept Models
By 2/21 - Schedule Design Review
w/sponsor
2/25 - Decision Matrix
2/28 - Yellow Tag
3/4 - CONCEPT DESIGN REPORT **
By 3/7 - Concept Design Review
w/sponsor
3/11 - Design Analysis Plan
Project Gantt Chart
3/13 - Design FMEA & DVP
Team Evaluation in IDEALS
3/14 Reflection in PolyLearn

Lab attendance is mandatory


ME 428 Grading (3 units):
You will initially receive an RP (Report in Progress) grade for ME428. This will be
changed to the appropriate letter grade after you complete your Critical Design Review
with your sponsor during the 6th week of ME 429.
Design Logs/Weekly Activities/Teamwork
15%
Project Proposal
10%
Conceptual Design Report and Review
25%
Final Design Report and Critical Design Review
50%

Revised 1/2/2014

ME429 Schedule (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)


WK
1
2
3
4
5
6

7
8
9
10

DATE

TOPIC & ACTIVITIES

ASSIGNMENTS DUE

4/1
4/3
4/8
4/10
4/15
4/17
4/22
4/24
4/29
5/1
5/6
5/8

Design for Manufacturing & Assembly


Design Analysis / Team Meetings
Design Analysis
Design Analysis / Team Meetings
CAD Modeling / BOM
BOM / Team Meetings
CAD Modeling / BOM
Prepare Design Report / Team Meetings
Critical Design Review (CDR) Presentations
Critical Design Review (CDR) Presentations
Engineering Ethics Awareness Training
Team Meetings

5/13
5/15
5/20
5/22
5/27
5/39
6/3
6/5

Part Ordering
Part Ordering / Team Meetings
Ethics Case Study Presentations
Ethics Case Study Presentations
NO LAB (Monday schedule)
Global Competency
Manufacturing & Test Review Presentations
Prepare Quarter Report / Team Meetings

By 4/18 Schedule CDR with Sponsor

5/2 FINAL DESIGN REPORT **


5/6 Team Evaluation in IDEALS
5/8 Reflection in PolyLearn
By 5/9 Critical Design Review w/Sponsor
5/13 Individual Ethics Memo

By 5/23 All Parts & Materials Ordered

6/6 - End of Quarter Report


Team Evaluation in IDEALS
Reflection in PolyLearn

Lab attendance is mandatory


ME430 Schedule (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
WK

DATE

TOPIC & ACTIVITIES

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11

9/22
9/29
10/6
10/13
10/20
10/27
11/3
11/10
11/17
11/24
12/1

Prototype Construction / Team Meeting


Prototype Construction / Team Meeting
Prototype Construction / Team Meeting
Prototype Construction / Team Meeting
Project Testing / Team Meeting
Project Testing / Team Meeting
Project Testing / Team Meeting
Prepare for Expo / Team Meeting
Prepare for Expo
Prepare Final Report
Prepare Final Report

ASSIGNMENTS DUE
By 10/3 - Project Update Memo to Sponsor
SENIOR EXIT EXAM (day TBD) **
By 10/24 - Project Hardware Demo
10/31 Team Evaluation / Reflection
By 11/7 - Complete Senior Survey (TBD)
11/ 20 - SENIOR DESIGN EXPO (4-7pm) **
12/5 - FINAL PROJECT REPORT **
Team Evaluation / Reflection

Project work & meetings at mutually agreed times for each team.
ME 429 / ME 430 Grading (3 units):
You will initially receive an RP (Report in Progress) grade for ME 429. At the end of
ME 430, you will receive the appropriate letter grade for BOTH ME 429 & ME 430.
Design Logs/Weekly Activities/Teamwork
10%
Ethics Activities
10%
Manufacturing and Test Review
10%
Senior Exit Exam
10%
Final Project Design Expo & Report
60%

Revised 1/2/2014