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Introduction to Engineering

   

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Notes:
1. I will update this page if there are any changes. Please check this page regularly.
2. Reading: to be done before coming to class
3. Homework: due at the beginning of class (not a week later)

 

Date In Class Activity Reading/Prep What you Need to turn in Links/Misc.
9/25

Part 1: Introduction and Welcome
Syllabus Review
Name Game

Part 2: Keys to Success in Engineering

Read:nothing

Prepare: nothing

Turn in: nothing

buy textbook
10/2

Part 1: Introduction to Project I: Balsa Wood Bridge

To prepare, read Ch. 2 (pp. 37-48 Engineering Design Process)

60 hour Rule

Part 2: Guest Speaker: Luis Leon, Boeing and PSEC

This presentation will cover engineering disciplines. Come prepared with questions. Peruse Appendix E, pp. 285-304 (engineering disciplines).

Reading for Part 1 (Introduction to Project 1):

Ch. 2 (pp. 37-48 Engineering Design Process)

Reading for Part 2 (Overview of Engineering):

Peruse at least Appendix E, pp. 285-304)

Preparation for Part 2 (Overview of Engineering):

Check out the links on the right and learn about the engineering discipline of your choice.

Turn in: nothing

links:
1. engineer profiles
2. engineering majors
3. Engineering Resources

10/9

Part 1: Goal Setting and Assignment 1

60 hour Rule

Part 2: Guest Speaker: Lauren Fryhle, UW engineering advisor

 

Read: Chapters 1 and 2

 

 

 

Links to explore for the UW advising session:

Browse these pages before class. You might want to spend a little more time on the College of Engineering transfer student page (link 1). If you plan to transfer to a different school, try to find the equivalent page on that school's website.

1. Transfer Student Info UW College of Engineering

1a. UW Engr list of courses required for ADMISSION and GRADUATION by engr major

2.Engineering Courses at Central

3. UW Transfer Thursday

10/16

Part 1: 'How to write your personal essay'

Term paper : transfer essay/personal statement

Ted Talk on Grit

NPR Ted Hour on Success (includes an interview with Angela Lee Duckworth on Grit)

Mi Sun Bishop will briefly introduce you to the

Writing Center website

 

Part 2: Introduction to Project II: Balsa Wood Bridge

 

Turn in:

a. Exam 1
(turn in the scantron and the exam at the beginning of class, do not write on the exam)

 

b. Assignment 1 (Goal Setting Activity)

Check out the class project page

 

10/23

Part 1&2: Leon Lewis, Advising

Powerpoint (note: this ppt is from last year. Take a look to get an idea of what we will cover)

Instructions on your advising session and academic plan.

We will not meet in our regular classroom but rather in

ROOM BE1102

 

 

Read: Chapter 3

Preparation:

1. Check out all the links on the right, explore, write down any questions you might have.

 

Turn in:

a. Deliverable 1: Design Proposal

Turn this in in class or DURING THE WEEK BEFORE THURSDAY, 2pm (slide under my office door)

How to get an appointment with advising:

You can set up an appointment in person (preferred) or by phone. You can also get a drop-in-appointment. Procedures are all listed on the site below:

http://www.seattlecentral.edu/advising/see-an-advisor.php

 

 

1. Transfer Student Info UW College of Engineering

1a. UW Engr list of courses required for ADMISSION and GRADUATION by engr major

2.Engineering Courses at Central

SCCC AS-T Option #2 Form

SCCC’s Annual Planning Guide for all courses offered

SCCC’s Online Degree Audit Tool

There are some more links on the links page.

Counseling Website Seattle Central College

Strategies and Tools For Successful Students

How To Be A Successful Student (adapted from Jerome Breitenbach)

10/30 no class today

 

Read: Chapter 4

 

 

 

11/6

 

Part 1: Time Management

Prepare by filling out the 3-day time log (you received this in class, you can also download it here) and adding up times by category (last page of above doc).

 

Part 2:
Guest Speaker: Melanie Clarke, Aeronautical Engineering, Systima Technologies

Prep: do the 3-day time log T-Th and tally up your numbers on p. 4 of the document

Read: Chapter 5

 

Turn in:

a. Exam 2
(turn in the scantron and the exam at the beginning of class, do not write on the exam)

 

a. Turn in the Follow-up/Specific Step for Assignment 1

b1. Make sure to finish your online education plan by today. In the name of your education plan, include Engr110 and your engineering major (if you know it already).

3-day time log

Weekly Planner

11/13

Field trip to the UW Race Car Workshop

Location: Engineering Annex (located behind ME building on UW campus)

We will leave Seattle Central College at 4pm sharp. Please be 10 minutes early (3:50pm), so that we can leave on time.

We will take the 49 bus to the UW campus, make sure to bring money for the bus.

Check out these fun links:

UW Formula SAE website

Electric Car Testing

Test Racing (nice roaring engines)

Fundraising Video (nice overview)

Read: Chapter 6

Turn in:

a. Exam 3
(turn in the scantron and the exam at the beginning of class, do not write on the exam)

 

a. Deliverable 2: Redesign

Turn this in in class or DURING THE WEEK BEFORE THURSDAY, 2pm (slide under my office door)

 

 
11/20

tbd

Software and Questions/Project

Read: Chapter 7

Turn in:

 

a. Education Plan (print this out from your student account) and turn it in in class.

 

 
11/27

Part 1: Engineering Challenges and Video

Challenge website

Part 2:
Guest Speaker: Dave Chapman, Army Corps of Engineers

Read: Chapter 8

Turn in:

a. Exam 4
(turn in the scantron and the exam at the beginning of class, do not write on the exam)

b. Term paper (full credit)

Term paper : transfer essay/personal statement

 

Writing Center website
12/4

Bridge Testing Day

Evaluations

Read: -

Prep: bring your bridge for testing

Turn in:

Late Stuff:

Term paper (partial credit)

If you have not yet turned in your term paper you can do so today, but for partial credit

Academic Plan

If you have not yet turned in your academic plan you can do so today, but for partial credit

 
12/11   Good luck on your finals in your other courses !    
         

 

 

 

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