C.R.A.W.LAB

MCHE 201: Intro to Engineering Design

  • Accidentally dramatic shot of a pyboard
    The MicroPython pyboard
  • The MCHE201 Kit
    The First Version of the MCHE201 Kit
  • MCHE201 - PlanLafayette Champions
    The Spring 2015 Champions
  • MCHE201 Champions Fall 2015
    The Fall 2015 Champions

Lecture: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-4:20pm, Rougeou Hall, Room 324

Lab: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30-5:20pm, Rougeou Hall, Various Rooms

Official Course Description: Techniques for creating, evaluating, synthesizing, implementing, and documenting solutions to open ended engineering problems, team and project management.

Prerequisites: MCHE 101, ENGR 211 — Prerequisite Form

Syllabus: pdf

Schedule: pdf

Textbook: Introductory Mechanical Design Tools by W. Singhose and J. Donnell — Hardcopy, iBooks — Yes. It's only about $40, but it's a good book. With the money we'll save, let's buy a ...

Robot Kit: This custom kit from SparkFun.

Paper: This paper describes a similar class at Georgia Tech that Dr. Vaughan helped develop.

Webcam: If you're on campus, you can check out the activity in the MCHE201 design studio via our webcam.

Pictures: We also have a flickr album with pictures and videos from the class.

Lectures

Seating Chart

Projects

Spaghetti Tower Design
ARLISS Design
Mechanical Dissection
General Information

Homework


The Final Contest

Preliminary Contests
Reports and Presentations
Background Information

Supplemental Material