Schedule

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

Section Date Instructor Topic Materials Assignment Due
All T Jan 8 Velinsky Design Process Lecture Chapters 1,2  
A03/A02 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
           
A02/A03 M Jan 14   Announce project assignments    
All T Jan 15 Moore Planning and Scheduling Lecture Chapter 18  
A03/A02 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
 
A03/A02 F Jan 18       Memo 2: Team Charter
           
All M Jan 21   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday    
All T Jan 22 Velinsky Concept Selection Lecture Chapter 8  
A03/A02 R/F Jan 24/25 Moore
  • Planning and Scheduling Quiz
  • Planning and Scheduling Activity
  • Technical Reports Lecture
  • Chapter 18
  • Chapter 18
 
           
All T Jan 29 Velinsky Product Architecture Lecture Chapter 10  
A03/A02 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
  • Sign up for 185B meeting times
           
All T Feb 5 Velinsky Patents Lecture Chapter 16  
A03/A02 R/F Feb 7/8 Moore
  • Concept Selection Quiz
  • Concept Selection Activity
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 8
 
           
All T Feb 12 Guest Human Factors Lecture    
A03/A02 R/F Feb 14/15 Moore
  • Preliminary analysis activity
  • Concept testing activity
   
A02/A03 F Feb 15      
  • Report 1: Project Proposal
  • Peer Evaluation
           
All M Feb 18   President's Day Holiday    
All T Feb 19 Moore Microcontroller Tutorial Pt 1    
A03/A02 R/F Feb 21/22 Moore
  • Product Architecture Quiz
  • Product Architecture Activity
  • Chapter 10
  • Chapter 10
 
A02/A03 F Feb 22        
           
All T Feb 26 EFL Staff EFL Preparation Lecture   Microcontroller Assignment
A03/A02 R/F F 28/M 1 Moore Microcontroller Tutorial Pt 2    
A03/A02 F Mar 1       Memo 4: Concept Selection/Product Architecture
           
A02/A03 Mar 4-Mar 8   Preliminary Design Reviews    
All T Mar 5 Moore 3D Printing Guest Lecture    
A03/A02 R/F Mar 7/8 Moore Work on projects   Design review slides
           
All T Mar 12 Moore
  • Showcase announcement
  • Possible Industry Panel
   
A03/A02 R/F Mar 14/15 Moore
  • Course Evals
  • Class Presentations
  Lightning Talk Slides
A02/A03 M Mar 18      
  • Report 2: Preliminary Design
  • Peer Evaluations
           
All Mar 24-Apr 1   Spring Break    
           
All Apr 1   Start of Spring Quarter    
           
A02/A03 F April 19       Design Showcase Registration
A02/A03 F May 3      
  • Report 3: Midterm Progress
  • Peer evaluations
A02/A03 F May 10       Showcase coordination
A02/A03 F May 24       Poster submission
A02/A03 M May 27   Memorial Day Holiday    
A02/A03 R Jun 6  
  • 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • 5:00PM-7:00PM
 
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