meng 293 - project management and social responsibility
camosun college
 
week by week calendar

(please note: everything is due in a week unless otherwise specified)

week date notices & references notes assignments & labs
1 sept 5 - 9

course notes: part 1
warm-up assignment
1: Door Holder Openner
2: Spill-less cup

2 12 - 16
requirements and specifications

defining the interfaces
 

course notes: part 2

assignment 2
(solution)
(two-person exercise machine)
3 19 - 23 project scheduling
course notes: part 3
 
 
tutorial exercise
(start to plan the development and construction of your excersise machine.
- spider diagram / mind map)
 
assignment 3
(solution)
(due during next Thursday's lecture)
escape video
 
4 26 - 30
project scheduling - focus on CPM calcs

CPM - forward/backward passes handout
 
 
tutorial questions
(tutorial solutions: 1 & 2)

assignment 4
(solution 1)
(solution 2)
(new due date: tuesday, 11 October)
 
5 oct 3 - 7
Wednesday & Thursday Labs

As next Monday is a holiday we will not be holding labs/tutorials in this course on Wednesday & Thursday this week. (This week's Monday Lab is still on though!)
 

Crashing a Project - Example

The Time Value of Money

Sketching for Engineers
 
no assignment
(I changed my mind. Relax as much as you can this long weekend. You deserve it!)
6 10 - 14
Thanksgiving
Monday, Oct 10
(College Closed)


Time Value of Money (FV & PV): Calcs & Examples
 
Cost Estimating: Simple Introduction
 
 
assignment 5
(solution)
(due during your next lab class)
(A few Suppliers:
metal super market
digikey - strain gauges)
7 17 - 21
finish
Time Value of Money
(last page)

people
 
assignment 6
(Critical Thinking)
8 24 - 28
working with clients

engineering failure: case studies

_ B-2 Crash _
(B-2 Background)
 
assignment 7
(solution)
9 31 - nov 4
FMEA
(failure analysis)

Design Principles
CARP
Design Elements
 
assignment 8

and ... for no good reason
10 7 - 11
Remembrance Day
Friday, Nov 11
(College Closed)

course notes: part 4  
tutorial

Being Creativity
The Cat-Box
 
11 14 - 18
Tuesday's Class:
Moved to PA 101


midterm
17 Nov 2016
2:00 - 3:20 pm

We now have TEC 177 booked for the entire test period.
 
 
course notes: part 5

What will be on the midterm test?
 
Tutorial
Ethics Case 1
Ethics Case 2
Ethics Case 3
12 21 - 25  
course notes: part 6
 
 
Term Project
(updated: 23 Nov 2016)
(due: Friday, 9 Dec 2016)
- work on this as a self-study during this week's tutorial -
 
13 28 - dec 2 course notes: part 7

course notes: part 8
(the final part)

Tutorial
searching for and understanding patents
- and -
project work
 
14 5 - 9
Tutorial
- project work -

Term Project Due
Friday, Midnight
 
15 12 - 16
- Exam Week -
Dec 12 - 20
(no exams on Sunday, Dec 18)