Archive for the ‘Engineering Concepts Graded Assignments’ Category

Help! I have a low grade

September 27, 2013

To All Engineering Students:………… August  2015 thru May 2016

If you are disappointed with your   progress report, do not fret.”.

Please use the table below  to make up  work to improve your grade in this  class.

If you desire a hands on project instead of written work, see me for details  for your project.

Use this table if you received a “Missing  Assignment or Can Do better” comment or wish to improve your grade  in this class. If you have NHI’s in your  assessments, you can also have them removed by completing  chapter work or  completing a hands on project.

Progress Report Grade Number of assignments to be made up
0-49 Chapters 1-6 & Associated Worksheets
50-59 Chapters 1-5 & Associated Worksheets
60-69 Chapters 1-4 & Associated Worksheets
70-79 Chapters 1-3 & Associated Worksheets
80-89 Chapters 1-2 & Associated Worksheets
90-100 Chapter  1 & Associated Worksheet

Do This :

Watch these Chapter PowerPoints  and answer the associated questions  on the worksheets

https://bhs1611.wordpress.com/category/chapter-powerpoints-in-regular-format/

Where are the worksheets?

https://bhs1611.wordpress.com/category/chapter-worksheets/

If your parent or guardian would like an explanation, please have him/her email me at buffingtonj1@fultonschools.org.

You may email all completed assignments to buffingtonbanneker@yahoo.com

Make-up day is also Thursday after school from 4 to 5 pm.

Swing bus is available.

What is my assignment?

September 18, 2013

1) Look at the chart below

2) Find your Class

3) Find your assignment

4) Get into your group

5) Work on your project

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                                       Engineering & Technology  Projects   

Class

Active Projects

Groups

 1A- Foundations

CNC- Computer Numerical Control

West Point Bridge Builder

Red  Blue Green Yellow

2A-Foundations

CNC- Computer Numerical Control

West Point Bridge Builder

Red  Blue Green Yellow

3A- Foundations

CNC- Computer Numerical Control

3D Home Architect

Red  Blue Green Yellow

4A-Concepts

Hovercraft

Can Crusher

3D Printing

 

Red  Blue Green Yellow

1B-Foundations Homeroom

CNC- Computer Numerical Control

West Point Bridge Builder

(Actual Balsa Construction)

Red  Blue Green Yellow

2B-Foundations

CNC- Computer Numerical Control

West Point Bridge Builder

(Actual Balsa Construction

Red  Blue Green Yellow

3B-Concepts

Can Crusher Project

Sign Making

3D Printing

 

 

Red  Blue Green Yellow

4B-Applications

Maglev-Hydroponic-Hovercraft-Scratch- –

Red  Blue Green Yellow

4B-Research & Design

Individual Projects

Red  Blue Green Yellow

 

Engineering Concepts Master Project Guidelines Block 3B

September 18, 2013

                        August 2013

              Engineering Concepts

                        Block 3B

          The Can Crusher Project

 

You have been put into two (2) groups.

1) Manufacturing and Production

2)  Marketing and Promotions

The first thing you should do is to have a group meeting .

In this group meeting you will decide on a group leader

This group leader can also be the president but not necessarily

The group members will report to the group leader ,

The group leader will report activity to the teacher

 

Each group will  form 1 company.

This class will have 2 divisions

Each group will collectively select a

President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer…Collect funds for T-shirts( $5.00 each )

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                           Company Task

The president will send his employees to Amatrol Training  ( 2 weeks)to learn a particular task.

(Obtain a list of the Modules needed for the master project)

The president of the company will send his employees to particular Modules for training.

This will be worked out in your meeting.

In your meeting, some one is always taking notes, These notes will be part of your final presentation and part of your log.
Upon returning from Amatol Training  you will have a meeting  and discuss skills learned.

If the president is happy with the training, he/ she will take on the master project

This training will be 2 solid weeks of Testing on the Amatrol

 

Modules with 80% + skills mastered

 

 

        Division # 1

 

 

 

Division # 2

Manufacturing &   Production

Marketing & Promotions

Electrical   Control Technician

Personnel  Administrator

 

Machine Tool Operator

 

PowerPoint Specialist

 

Robotic Technician

 

AutoCAD   Personnel

CNC Mill Operator

 

Artists

 

Carpenter

 

Video Production Personnel

 

Measurement Systems Technicians

 

Internet Marketers

 

Maintenance

 

Webpages   Designers

Pneumatic Operators

 

Graphic Designers

AC/DC Technicians

Desk Top Publishers

Fabricators

Radio Jingle

Test Engineers

Radio Commercial

Computer Aided Manufacturers

TV comercial

Mechanical System Technicians

Newspaper Article

 

 

 

 

 

You will develop a :

Company name

Trademark

Slogan.

You will talk among your group and find out who is talented and who likes to do what.

Some of the responsibilities in your company might be:

Graphic Designers

Desk Top Publishers

Computer Aided Manufacturers

Mechanical System Technicians

Fabricators

Test Engineers

WebPages Designers

Internet Marketers

Video Production Personnel

Artists

AutoCAD Personnel

AC/DC Technicians

Pneumatic Operators

Measurement Systems Technicians

Maintenance

Carpenter

PowerPoint Specialist

CNC Mill Operator

Robotic Technician

Machine Tool Operator

Personnel  Administrator

 Electrical Control Technician

 

You will allocate a person to take pictures.

This person will start a picture diary of your project.

Sketch artist will come up with possible designs and T-shirt designs

Internet students will do research and work on research papers

Some one will start organizing a three ring binder assimilating material as collected.

You will set deadlines for reports to be turned in.

Someone in your group will start a web page

Some one in your group will work on a brochure

Some one in your group will work on a PowerPoint

It is your responsibility as a group to assign different responsibilities to each member in the group.

Many of you will have more that one responsibility.

No person does one thing and says I am finished with my part.

 

The president can evaluate each member of his/her group with this job application form

 

Banneker Pre-Engineering Job Application

 

 

 

1)Name________________________

 

2)Grade________________________

 

3)Age__________________________

 

4)School Address:_________________________________

 

5)Position you are applying for:

   ___________________________

 

6)Education:Schools Attended:____________________

                             ____________________

                            _____________________

7) Classes that qualify you for this position:

    ____________________________________

    ____________________________________

    ____________________________________

    ____________________________________

8) Background work experience

    _____________________________________

    _____________________________________

9)Teacher Reference:_____________________

 

10) Student References:

     a)____________________________________

     b)___________________________________

 

11) Why do you want this type this job?

 

 

12) Would you take another job if your first choice  wasn’t available?_______

 

13) Which job is your second choice ?

      _______________________________

 

14) Why should we hire you instead of the other candidates?

 

15)  What is the difference between a “company person” and a “person who works for a company”?

 

16) Have you ever been late to class?_____How many times?_____

17) Have you ever been in ISS?_______

18) Describe your attitude..

 

 

19) Signature____________________Date_____________

                               

Project Name  ________________________________

Date Assigned_________________________________

Due Date_____________________________________

 

                               Team Members

Team Leader_________________

1)__________________________

2)__________________________

3)__________________________

4)__________________________

5)__________________________

6)__________________________

7)__________________________

As a team, you are to design______________________________________ based on the specifications in the hand out.

  The following positions will be needed in your team.

Some  students  will hold two or more positions

Officer

Student Member Name

Name of  Team

 

Team Leader

 

Treasurer

 

Power Point Specialist

 

Designer

 

Researcher

 

Artist- and Advertiser   Marketing

 

Prototype  Builder   

 

Materials Person

 

 Photographer and Video Person

 

 Test Engineer

 

  Presentation Assembler

 

Presenters of the Project

 

Team Leader

The Team leader will be responsible for conducting and leading meeting during all team meetings. He is to report directly to the teacher for problem in his/her team. He is to make sure that all members in the team are active in their part of their the project. If a member is finished with a certain part of the project, then the team leader must delegate another responsibility to the member.

 

Test Engineer is responsible for obtaining prototype from the Prototype Builders/Designers and see if it meets expectations. After testing, the engineer will make recommendations as whether to pass of fail the product

 

The Materials’ Person will be the person required to gather all the materials for the group. He will be given funds if necessary to purchase the materials.  The team leader will send this person to the teacher to obtain          materials for the group. He/she will make sure all  members return  all equipment, pick up all trash, from table and floor and work area is clean and free from all clutter.

 

Photographer and Video Person is responsible for making a video history of the project and or a photographic history of the project through still photos. Some of these pictures or video streams will be used in the final presentation. The final presentation will be recorded.

 

The Treasurer is responsible for collecting funds from group members and keeping an account of funds paid into the team group fund. These funds will be used to purchase supplies, T-shirts, logos, etc. Treasurer will issue receipt for dues paid into the group and get receipts for all purchased items from team funds

 

Power Point Specialist will be responsible for assembling data for a power point presentation on the entire project.

The power point will include The Seven Steps of the Design Process and The Problem Solving Process .The power point will include research data, pictures, and will be no less than 25 slides. The PowerPoint will be presented

at the completion of the project.

 

Designers are responsible for creating the drawings that will be given to the prototype builder. These drawings will be drawn to scale in Auto Cad. These drawings will be part of the final presentation

 

The Researcher will be responsible for doing research and doing all of the reports  on the Internet on items relative to this project. This information will be included into a research paper on packaging.  The research paper will include a cover sheet; table of contents, 3- typed pages on the history of the project, reference page including web sites.

 

 

 

 

 

Artist and Marketing Director will be responsible for designing the company’s logo or trademark. He will be responsible for inputting this information into the computer and utilizing PhotoShop to transfer logo to packaging material. This person will use the new vinyl cutter

 

3D Module Builder 

This member will acquire drawings from the Artist and or Designer and proceed to build the product based on specifications from the drawings. This person will use the 3 D printer

 

 The Presentation Assembler will coordinate the flow of the presentation. He/she will decide the order of importance each aspect of the project and how it will be presented.

 

 

Presenter of the project will be the spokesperson for the group. Each person in the group will have a part in the presentation.  The team leader will decide the part of the presentation for each member.

 

 

 

                                                                                 Enterprise System

 

 

Team  Name

 

Lap # 1

Technology

Sectors

Lap # 2

Team

Concepts

Lap # 3

Product

Design

Lap # 4

Business

Presentation 1

Lap #5

Business

Presentation 2

Lap # 6

Internet

Research

 

 

        A

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

         1

Thursday

Friday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

3

 

 

Friday

Monday

Tuesday

4

 

 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

5

Monday Tuesday

Wednesday

6

 

 

         B

 Monday Tuesday

Wednesday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

Thursday

Friday

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday

Monday

Tuesday

 Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

       

 

 

          C

 Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 Monday Tuesday

Wednesday

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

 Thursday

Friday

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday

Monday

Tuesday

        

 

          D

 Friday

Monday

Tuesday

 Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 Monday Tuesday

Wednesday

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

 Thursday

Friday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 

                                         Week # 1

1) Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Team A will study Technology Sectors

                                                            Team B will study Team Concepts

                                                            Team C will study Product Design

                                                             Team D will study Business Presentations 1

 

   2) Thursday, Friday & Monday Team A will study Team Concepts

                                                            Team B will study Product Design

                                                            Team C will study Business Presentations 1

                                                             Team D will study Business Presentations 2

                                        

                                      Week # 2

3) Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Team A will study Product Design

                                                               Team B will study Business Presentations 1

                                                               Team C will study Business Presentations 2                                                                                  

                                                               Team D will study Internet Research

 

   4) Friday, Monday & Tuesday Team A will study Business Presentations 1

                                                         Team B will study Business Presentations 2

                                                         Team C will study Internet Research

                                                         Team D will study Technology Sectors

 

                                         Week # 3

 

5) Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Team A will study Business Presentations 2

                                                            Team B will study Internet Research

                                                            Team C will study Technology Sectors

                                                             Team D will study Team Concepts

 

  6) Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Team A will study Internet Research

                                                               Team B will study Technology Sectors

                                                               Team C will study Team Concepts

                                                                            Team D will study Product Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engineering Concepts Master Project Reports

September 7, 2013

As part of your master project, these reports are due as part of your portfolio.

Print out each report and put them in a 3 ring binder

Create a Table of Content with page numbers indicating the location of each report. binder.

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Assignment # 1 ……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

 

Report : Operation & Application

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the theory and operation of the device:

Save your report     

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Assignment # 2 ……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report :   History/Current Events

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the History/Current Events   of the device:

Save your report     

                       

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Assignment # 3 ……………Class Assignment

 

Report :   Impacts

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Impacts of the device:

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Assignment # 4 ……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

 

 

Report :   Individual/Organization Contribution

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The  Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Individual/Organization Contributions of the device:

Save your report  

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Assignment # 5……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report :   Global Market Analysis  

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Global Market Analysis  of the device:

Save your report  

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Assignment # 6……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

  Case Study

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Industry Case Study of the device:

Save your report  

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Assignment # 7……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report :    Problem Statement

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Problem Statement of the device:

Restate the problem statement and  relate your opinions as how you and your team will solve this problem .

 Save your report 

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Graded Activity

 

 

Report :    Description of Research Collected

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Cancrusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Description of Research Collected of the device:

Include in this report where you obtained the research( website address) , when was this  the research was done, who did the research, where (Location)was the project made, who people, organizations, companies) were involved in the making and development  of these projects 

Save your report  

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Assignment # 9……………Class Assignment

Report :    Sketches and descriptions of possible solutions

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Sketches and descriptions of possible solutions of the device:

Put your sketches in the assignment box and save your descriptions in the VB files.

Sketch  and label several possible solutions for this device and explain how  these devices work  

compared to the ones you have researched

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Assignment # 10……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report :    Explanation of process and reasons for choosing final design and description of how the chosen design works

 

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Explanation of process and reasons for choosing final design and description of how the chosen design works

 

 Explain the process as how you as a group were able to come to a conclusion to design and build the

  final design

Save your report

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Assignment # 11……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report :    Calculations with explanations

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Calculations with explanations:

Include  in this report any measurement, calculations, formulas and why you need them in this project.

Measure the height of the can..

Find out what the height is after  is 70%  etc.

Calculate or measure the amount of force ( air pressure)necessary to crush the can. Etc.

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Assignment # 12……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

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Report :    Schematics with explanation

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Schematics with explanation:

 Include in this report any electrical diagrams showing the control logic for the operation of your project

 Draw your design in AutoCAD  and write the explanations in Microsoft word

Save all files accordingly.

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Assignment # 13……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

 

Report :    Programs

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Programs:

 Include in this report any electrical diagrams showing the control logic for the operation of your project

 Draw your design in AutoCAD  and write the explanations in Microsoft word

Save all files accordingly.

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Assignment # 14……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

Report:    Bill of Material  

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Bill of Material:

 Include in this report   all the materials used in this project use the guide below

Item

Quantity

Description

Relay

2

Struthers Dunn Relay

125VDC

Serial # 126785

wire

20ft

20 gauge wire blue

Hose

25ft

Plastic hose ¼ in diameter

wood

3ft x 4ft

 ½ in ply wood

 

Save all files accordingly.

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Engineering Concepts

Assignment # 15……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

 

 

Report :    Descriptions of problems encountered during design and any changes

      made as a result

 

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report concerning the Descriptions of problems encountered during design and any change made as a result.

:

 Include in this report   all the problems that you encountered from start to finish and what you did individually or as a group to solve these problems  

 

 

Save your report

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Assignment # 16……………Class Assignment

 Graded Activity

 

Due…………> open ended

 

Report :         Testing and Evaluation Report

 a) Description of testing process with photos

b) Problems encountered and how they were overcome

c) Results of testing

d) Analysis of Areas for improvement

 

Use the computer and research your Master Project…..The Can Crusher

Create a 1 page report or more concerning the items listed under the testing and evaluation report.

This is an on going report and cannot be completed in three days. Refer to your journal  or diary  for this report to be accurate.

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Save your report  

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5 Quotes of the Day

September 2, 2013

    Quote of the  Day  Directions:

 

1) Rewrite  or explain the quote in your own words.

2)  What does this quote mean to you? 

3)How can this sentiment be applied to your own life?

4) Who is someone that models this trait? 

5) Other thoughts?) 

6)  After the completion of  5 quotes, turn in for a grade.

 

 

Assignments for STEM Engineering Concepts

September 2, 2013

08/14/2013

08/14/2013

Employability Skills

organize into groups

 

08/16/2013

08/16/2013

Lab Assignment

draw cancrusher diagram

 

08/16/2013

08/16/2013

Employability Skills

business organization

 

08/20/2013

08/20/2013

Lab Assignment

label blank diagram

 

08/22/2013

08/22/2013

Lab Assignment

Safety evaulation

 

08/12/2013

08/26/2013

Work Ethic

5 quotes of the day

 

08/26/2013

08/26/2013

Class Project

Assignment # 1

 

08/28/2013

08/28/2013

Class Project

Assignment #2

 

08/30/2013

08/30/2013

Class Project

Hands on Project Work

 

08/14/2013

08/14/2013

Employability Skills

organize into groups

 

08/16/2013

08/16/2013

Lab Assignment

draw cancrusher diagram