EML 4551 Ethics and Design Project Organization

ABOUT THIS COURSE

  Spring 2017 Course Syllabus

SAMPLE EVALUATION FORMS

  SENIOR DESIGN ORGANIZATION: Sample Presentation Evaluation Form

  SENIOR DESIGN: Sample Report Evaluation Form

  SENIOR DESIGN: Sample Presentation Evaluation Form


  Rubric for Teamwork Evaluation by Peers



OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES AND DEADLINES

EML 4551 • Ethics and Design Project Organization • Spring 2017

(Week) Date

Activity

(1) Tuesday, January 10

Intro, Project Topics, Teaming

(2) Tuesday, January 17

Project Topics, GL Case Study, GL Assignment, Technical Writing

(3) Tuesday, January 24

Project Topics, Ethics Case Study, Ethics Assignment, PPT Preparation

(4) Tuesday, January 31

FE-CBT Exam 1: Math, Probability and Statistics, Electricity and Magnetism, Computational Tools, Engineering Economics, Ethics and Professional Practice

(5) Tuesday, February 7

FE-CBT Exam 2: Statics, Dynamics, Vibrations, Mechanics of Materials

(6) Tuesday, February 14

FE-CBT Exam 3: Mechanical Design and Analysis, Material Properties and Processing, Measurements, Instrumentation and Controls

(7) Tuesday, February 21

Formal Team PowerPoint Presentations: Intro to Senior Design Projects, 2 minutes per team (Title, Project Description, Literature Survey, Related Standards, Global Design) – Upload PPT file to Dropbox

(8) Tuesday, February 28

One-Page Project Synopsis Due (to be sent to IAB members) – Upload DOC file to Dropbox

(8) Tuesday, February 28

FE-CBT Exam 4: Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer

(9) Tuesday, March 7

10% BS Thesis Due (Min. 20 pages; Chapters 1, 2 and others – Project Description, Motivation, Literature Survey, Survey of Related Standards, Objectives, Design Specs, Global Design Components, Gantt Chart, Division of Responsibilities, References, Appendices) – Upload PDF file to Dropbox

(9) Tuesday, March 7

GL/Ethics Case Study

(9) Tuesday, March 7

Softcopy of Team Poster Due – Upload PPT file to Dropbox

(10) Tuesday, March 14

Spring Break

(11) Tuesday, March 21

Teams Submit 5-min Team Presentation Videos on CD (reviewed and critiqued in class)

(12) Tuesday, March 28

Softcopy of Final Revised Team Poster Due – Upload to Dropbox

(12) Tuesday, March 28

Engineering Standards and Global Design Integration

(13) Tuesday, April 4

25% BS Thesis Due (Chapters 1-5, 9, 10, References, Appendices) – Upload PDF file to Dropbox

(13) Tuesday, April 4

FE-CBT Practice: Comprehensive FE-CBT Exam

(14) Monday, April 10

Final Team Posters Due

(14) Monday, April 10

Rehearsal Team Presentations, EC 2300

(14) Tuesday, April 11

No class due to rehearsals held. Rubric for Teamwork Assessment by Peers (Individual evaluation of team member performance; submit one for each team member)

(15) Tuesday, April 18

Final Team Presentations to the IAB, EC 2300

(16) Tuesday, April 25

Final Exam, Comprehensive FE-CBT Exam, DATE/TIME TBA


INTRO & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Teaching Assistant: TBA

  INFORMATION ON ONE-PAGE PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS



INFORMATION ON SENIOR DESIGN REPORTS
FORMAT BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR ALL INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL SENIOR DESIGN REPORTS


  TEMPLATE FOR BS THESIS COVER PAGE, ETHICS STATEMENT AND TABLE OF CONTENTS (DOCX): Download this file and insert relevant information for your case without changing the format.

  Style Guide for Technical Report Writing (PDF)

  Guideline to Incorporate Standards in Senior Design Projects (PDF)



INFORMATION ON STANDARDS

  Professional Guidelines of Engineering Design: Standards, Codes, Specifications and Technical Regulations, Ibrahim Tansel and Sabri Tosunoglu (PDF)

  Short YouTube Videos on Standards by Major SDOs

ELIGIBLE COMPETITIONS FOR SENIOR DESIGN PROJECTS

  ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)

  ASME IAM3D Challenge - International Additive Manufacturing

  Shell Eco-Marathon

  NASA Robotic Mining Competition, Kennedy Space Center

  NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

  SAE Aero Design

  SourceAmerica Design Challenge: Develop assistive technologies that empower people with disabilities to overcome barriers to employment, Institute for Economic Empowerment




ASSIGNMENT ON YOUTUBE TEAM PRESENTATION REVIEW

  Individual assignment to review previous semester's senior design team presentations to the Industrial Advisory Board on YouTube




GLOBAL LEARNING

Global Learning Reading Materials

  Global Project Design: Rethinking Commonality vs Differentiation in Global Product Design

  Developing Global Awareness and Responsible World Citizenship with Global Learning

  Global Engineering Excellence Initiative (The Global Engineer: A Common Goal in Different Settings; pp. 5-32)

  International Collaborative Learning Experience through Global Engineering Design Projects: A Case Study

  Globally Competent Engineer: Working Effectively with People Who Define Problems Differently

Global Learning Case Assignments

  GL ASSIGNMENT 1 (INDIVIDUAL): Global Learning Introduction: Student Outcomes and Suggestions for Senior Design Project
Use the BS Thesis Template adapted completely for this assignment, and the Style Guide for Techncial Report Writing

  GL ASSIGNMENT 2 (TEAM): Choose one of the two global learning cases below and develop a brief but formal report summarizing the case and then address the global issues raised at the end of each case description:
Ethics Case Studies Supporting Global Learning

  Class Discussion: Gifts to Foreign Officials

  Class Discussion: Discrimination

A Sampling of Global Design Components for Integration into Senior Design Projects

Teams must include at least 3 global design components in their projects.
  • These global design items must be included in the report and in the presentation.
  • Presentation evaluation form by IAB and faculty has extensive questions on GL content.
  Design for manufacturability in different parts of the world

  Cost analysis for different regions and in different currencies

  Preparation of multi-lingual user’s manuals; graphics-based user’s manuals

  Use of universal units - US/SI

  Provision of universal power adapters in design (110 volt/220 volt)

  Maintenance schedules for different parts of the world considering different climates, practices, available resources

  Warning labels in different languages or use of graphical warnings

  Survey of UN and international charters to comply with all existing international standards

  Survey of related patents and identification of similar previous work (Check the United States Patent and Trademark Office)

  Contacting students, faculty or engineers in different parts of the world to discuss the design problem at hand, identify similarities and differences, and develop design concepts that address global needs



ETHICS

  Ethics for Engineers in a Nut Shell: Doing the Right Thing When No One is Looking!


  NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers

  ASME Society Code of Ethics for Engineers



ETHICS ASSIGNMENT 1 - TEAM ASSIGNMENT

  Ethics Assignment: Select two of the cases below, discuss among team members, and answer the questions in each case. Prepare your team-based assignment on the computer and make sure your arguments use a formal tone as these are legal matters and people in these cases have appeared in the courts. Use the BS Thesis (Senior Design Report) format.

  Reconciling Design Drawings

  Dollar Diplomacy

  Discrimination

  Corporate Responsibility



ETHICS ASSIGNMENT 2 - TEAM ASSIGNMENT

  Team-Based Ethics Assignment: Heat Transfer Problem



FE EXAM

  Computer-Based FE Exam Specifications for Mechnical Engineers (FE CBT for ME)

  FE Exam Sections BEFORE Computer-Based Testing (CBT)

  FE Practice Questions and Answers (60 sample questions and answers in all fields of the FE Exam)


  Calculator Policy (Only certain calculators are allowed during the FE Exam)

  FE Exam Pass Rates for October 2013, and Historical FE Pass Rates between 2002-2010



POSTER PREPARATION

  TEAM POSTER PREPARATION GUIDELINE


  DOWNLOAD TEAM POSTER PREPARATION GUIDELINE (PDF FILE)

Poster Size: 36 in x 41 in. Make sure PowerPoint page is set to 36 in height and 41 in width.
Font size: Depending on the font used, poster title should use a font size of 100 to 300 bold; heading font size 50 to 80 bold, text font size 40 to 70. (PPT file only; not on paper; feedback will be provided for revision before the poster is later printed on poster board for final submission) Sample Posters

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  The 10 Worst Mistakes of First-Time Job Hunters

  The Top 8 Rules of Networking

  Top Employers Look for Attributes 2011

  Top Employers Look for Skills 2011

  US National Average Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in October 2011

  Starting Salary Offers to BS Degree Holders in 2008

  The 10 Commandments of Salary Negotiations




Dr. Sabri Tosunoglu - Department of Mechanical Engineering - FIU Miami