2/9: Neil: introduction (fab class, supporting software)
Alex: collective design/development process
Larry: taxonomy of commerical rapid-prototyping tools
Joe: foundations of fabrication
assignment: introduce yourself via three machines you
wish you could to make
a) post to your home directory classes/961.04/people/... off of index.html
b) review each other's document NO TALKING
reading: thresholds and self-reproduction
2/17: Joe: Fabrication materials and processes
shop training 2/18: 10-12 Amy, Xu, Akshay, Reginald; 12:30- 2:30 Fadi, Han
fill in proposals
demonstrate something that embodies threshold restoration behavior
2/23: Larry: design descriptions
3/1: Neil: logic, sensing, actuation
assignment: make microcontroller development system (see details in Topics)
3/8: Alex: mechanisms
make a kinematic coupling and bring to class
10-20 minutes; no peeking!
make a linear motion slide: 50 mm
20-30 minutes; no peeking!
Lecture topics, topic 3
prepare project presentations, link into
"show" it in operation (with options)
what are you going to make?
what will it do?
how will it be demonstrated/tested?
what are the parts?
who is going to do what?
what will happen when?
3/15: project proposals
3/29: Neil: embedded networking
RFC 791 (IP)
RFC 768 (UDP)
5/17: final projects