Schedule

This is the schedule for the quarter. It may change depending on the flow of the class, so check the schedule periodically.

Week Section Date Instructor Topic Materials Assignment Due
1 All T Jan 8 Velinsky Design Process Lecture Chapters 1,2  
A02/A03 R/F Jan 10/11 Moore
  • Introduction
  • Introduce projects
  • Needs/Specs Lecture
  • Chapters 5,6
 
A02/A03 F Jan 11       Memo 1: Resume/Proj Selection
             
2 A02/A03 M Jan 14   Announce project assignments    
All T Jan 15 Moore Planning and Scheduling Lecture Chapter 18  
A02/A03 R/F Jan 17/18 Moore
  • Needs/Specs Quiz
  • User stories activity
  • Needs activity
  • Specifications activity
  • Concept Generation Lecture
  • Chapters 5,6
  • Chapters 5,6
  • Chapters 5,6
  • Chapters 5,6
  • Chapter 7
 
A02/A03 F Jan 18       Memo 2: Team Charter
             
3 All M Jan 21   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday    
All T Jan 22 Velinsky Concept Selection Lecture Chapter 8  
A02/A03 R/F Jan 24/25 Moore
  • Planning and Scheduling Quiz
  • Planning and Scheduling Activity
  • Technical Reports Lecture
  • Chapter 18
  • Chapter 18
 
             
4 All T Jan 29 Velinsky Product Architecture Lecture Chapter 10  
A02/A03 R/F J 31/F 1 Moore
  • Concept generation quiz
  • Concept generation activity
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 7
 
A02/A03 F Feb 1      
  • Memo 3: Needs/Specs
             
5 All T Feb 5 Velinsky Patents Lecture Chapter 16
  • Sign up for 185B meeting times
A02/A03 R/F Feb 7/8 Moore
  • Concept Selection Quiz
  • Concept Justification Lecture
  • Concept Selection Activity
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 8
 
             
6 All T Feb 12 Guest Human Factors Lecture    
A02/A03 R/F Feb 14/15 Moore
  • Finite Element Tips Lecture
  • Preliminary analysis activity
   
A02/A03 F Feb 15      
  • Report 1: Project Proposal
  • Peer Evaluation
             
7 All M Feb 18   President's Day Holiday    
All T Feb 19 Moore Microcontroller Tutorial Pt 1    
A02/A03 R/F Feb 21/22 Moore
  • Product Architecture Quiz
  • Hazard Analysis Lecture
  • Chapter 10
 
A02/A03 F Feb 22      
  • Space request spreadsheet
  • Design review signup
             
8 All T Feb 26 EFL Staff EFL Preparation Lecture   Microcontroller Assignment
A02/A03 R/F F 28/M 1 Moore Microcontroller Tutorial Pt 2    
             
             
9 A02/A03 Mar 4-Mar 8   Preliminary Design Reviews    
All T Mar 5 Moore 3D Printing Guest Lecture    
A02/A03 R/F Mar 7/8 Moore Work on projects   Design review slides
             
10 All T Mar 12 Moore
  • Showcase announcement
  • Industry Panel
   
A02/A03 R/F Mar 14/15 Moore
  • Course Evals
  • Class Presentations
  Lightning Talk Slides
11 A02/A03 M Mar 18      
  • Report 2: Preliminary Design
  • Peer Evaluations
             
12 All Mar 24-Apr 1   Spring Break    
             
1 All Apr 1   Start of Spring Quarter    
             
3 A02/A03 F April 19       Design Showcase Registration
5 A02/A03 F May 3      
  • Report 3: Midterm Progress
  • Peer evaluations
6 A02/A03 F May 10       Showcase coordination
8 A02/A03 F May 24      
  • Poster submission
  • Sandia Award Report
9 A02/A03 M May 27   Memorial Day Holiday    
10 A02/A03 R Jun 6  
  • 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • 5:00PM-7:00PM
 
11 A02/A03 S Jun 9       Report 4: Final Design
A02/A03 M Jun 10   Critical Design Reviews    
A02/A03 T Jun 11   Critical Design Reviews    
A02/A03 W Jun 12   Critical Design Reviews  
  • Presentation materials
  • Peer evaluations