Team Design Projects 2011-2012
Lecture Topics

Spring 2012 Feb Mar Apr May
 Fall 2012
Aug
 29  Introduction: people, course objectives, topics, rules, books, grading
 31  ABET Design, DOET 1, etoast, spine design  
Sep
  5  Labor Day holiday
  7  WTC failure modes Tower 1 Tower 2 Hewshour on design
 12  Memos, teamwork, DQ: Becky, language
 14  DQ, teamwork, GARDE proposal, Bloom's taxonomy, DOET 4, clients and projects
 19  DQ mobility, DOET 5, TPR structure
 21  DQ blind, slips, DOET 6
 26  teamwork--client meet
 28  teamwork--client meet
Oct
  3  DQ blind; formal problem solving procedure
  5  DQ deaf; DOET 7, summing it up; ideation--brainstorming techniques
 10  Failure in engineering desigN
 12  Tubre: Disability and Assistive Technology
(13-16 Fall Break)
 17  Tulane BME + LSUHSC OT meet 1-4 pm.
 19  teamwork
 24  Mockup, models, 3-D models; Estimation: car float, nail strength
 26  teamwork
 31  Gantt and CPM
Nov
  2  Facilities use, policy; ordering stuff
  7  Estimation: car pillow, energy method for force, scissor jack, screw jack, ACME threads
  9  Teamwork
 14  Teamwork
 16  Team presentations: 3-D model
 21  Shop field trip: Session A 11/18@11am; Sess. B 11/21@11am; Sess. C 11/21@12n
 23  Thanksgiving Holiday
 28  Finite element techniques (Forouzan)
 30  FEM labs (scheduled individually)
Dec
  5  Design scenario
  7  Semester review; design examples: reachion timer; pneumatic foot lift
 14  Final exam take home Dec 11-18
Spring 2012
Jan
 16  MLK holiday
 18  Spring logistics, FE, review of final, hip implants
 23  teamwork
 25  teamwork
 27  Research Day Presentations
 30  DQ; prototype review logistics
Feb
  1  teamwork (proto)
  6  teamwork (proto)
  8  teamwork (proto)
 13  teamwork (proto)
 15  VA (Marsh); show logistics
 20-21  Mardi Gras Break  
 22  teamwork (show prep)
 27  show logistics
 29  teamwork
Mar
  3  Design Show 1-3pm
  5  teamwork
  7  show report, safety review procedure, FDA guidance on patient labeling, readability scales (GFI)
  9  teamwork
 12  Spring
 14  Break (Mar 11-18)
 19  Writing: procedure, lists, proofreading; battery bomb
 21  teamwork
 26  personnel evaluation
 28  teamwork
Apr
  2  teamwork
  4  Intellectual Property patenting and development (Christie)
  9  Easter Break (6-9)
 11  Project Documentation
 16  Course Review; BMW recall, resumes, Definition: Professional; one-arm wheelchair
 18  teamwork
 23  
 25
 30  Chair: curriculum review 11-1 Boggs 600
May
 19  Commence

May