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MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

 

ETME/EMEC 499 - Capstone 2

Spring 2014 Schedule

 

Instructors: D. Miller, R. Larson

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Capstone 2
Group Deliverables

(Due FRIDAY each week, unless otherwise noted.)

1/13/2014

 
Lecture 
Monday -

 Project Management Plan Update Requirements

Production Readiness Review Format, Schedule,  Procedures

REVIEW PROJECT STATUS

Set up advisor meeting schedule. Renew sponsor contacts.

Prepare Project Management Plan

Assemble Readiness Review materials and documentation

1.  Complete updated Project Management Plan (including  updated schedule ) to be submitted via email to faculty advisor, and  electronically via D2L Dropbox to instructor

2.Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

3. Submit your weekly meeting times, as arranged with faculty advisor. Use D2L Drop-box.

1/20/2014

  MONDAY is MLK Day Holiday


NO Lecture Monday

 

 

Production Readiness Reviews (PRRs) 

PROVIDE CONVINCING EVIDENCE to your instructor & advisor that your group is ready to commence with prototype fabrication.

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

1/27/2014

  Lecture Monday

 
PRR STATUS
Manufacturing Lab Access Discussion

 Production Readiness Reviews (PRRs) 

PRR's MUST be completed by the end of this week.

 Manufacturing  Resource Review

Prototype & Planning  Fabrication


1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2/3/2014

   

 NO Lecture is planned on this Monday

 

 Prototype & Planning  Fabrication 1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2/10/2014

  Lecture Scheduled
General discussion and
STATUS CHECK

 

 Prototype & Planning  Fabrication 1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2/17/2014

 

Monday is Presidents' Day Holiday

NO Lecture

 

 Prototype  Fabrication
 
Montana State University-Bozeman
9th Annual "Almost Spring" Job and Internship Fair
Thursday February 20th
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Strand Union Ballrooms
1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2/24/2014

   

NO Lecture is planned on this Monday

 

Prototype Fabrication


Schedule updates.
 
Note that ALL FABRICATION TASKS must now appear on your Schedule, Each task must include the NAME of the group member responsible for managing that particular task as well as start/completion date.


1. Updated Project Plan & Schedule (Gantt Chart) to be submitted electronically to instructor and faculty advisor via D2L Dropbox:

2. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

3/3/2014

   Capstone 1 PDR:
Capstone 2 groups to participate as audience, outlined in this document:

 Capstone 1 PDR.

Roll will be taken to ensure participation.

 

Prototype Fabrication


 

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

3/10/2014

  SPRING BREAK! No Classes
PLEASE have a SAFE and Productive Break.
3/17/2014   Lecture Monday
 

Test Planning and Documentation Discussion.

See this TEST PLANNING presentation

 MSU Measurement Resources and Procedures

Prototype Rollout Discussion, Procedures

TEST PLANNING

 Prototype Fabrication

Please fill out these two forms and submit to the D2Ldrop box.


1.
Capstone 2 Mid-Term Assessment

2. Peer Evaluation

 

 

 1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2. Mid-Term Assessment and Peer Evaluations Due via D2L Dropbox

3/24/2014

  NO Lecture is planned on this Monday

 

Prototype Fabrication

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2. Completed TEST PLAN submitted electronically to instructor and faculty advisor

3/31/2014

   

NO Lecture is planned on this Monday

Prototype Rollout

 Demo Session during class: Groups Meet in EPS008 per the guidelines on the link  
Prototype Completion

 

NOTE: PROTOTYPE ROLLOUT EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED ONE WEEK. SEE REQUIREMENT BELOW.

1. Updated Project Schedule (Gantt Chart) to be submitted electronically to instructor and faculty advisor via D2L Dropbox:

2. Prototype Rollout session 1

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

 

4/7/2014

 

Prototype Rollout

 Demo Session during class: Groups Meet in EPS008 per the guidelines on the link  
 

Prototype Rollout

Prototype Complete. Prototype Testing and Test Documentation

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

2. Prototype Rollout session 2

4/14/2014

   Lecture Monday

Technical Addendum

Executive Summary Preparation Notes

 
 Prototype Testing and Test Documentation

Technical Addendum and Executive Summary 

compilation 

1. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

4/21/2014

  MANDATORY ATTENDANCE Final  Lecture  Monday

Paper Course Reviews, Peer Evaluations, Advisor Critique.

Students who fail to attend this final lecture will not have another opportunity to submit peer evaluations, and will forfeit the points allocated to this important element of course grading.

   Prototype Testing Complete

Final touches on
Technical Addendum and Executive Summary   

Fall Design Fair - Thursday April 24, MSU SUB. All Groups will participate!

Please locate at the site specified in the Design Fair floorplan.

 Remember:  POSTERS are required to be used at each station.

The SUB will be open at approximately 8:30 AM for setup: The Design Fair begins at 12:00 noon and continues until 5:30 PM. Each Project Group should ensure that at least one group member is in attendance at their station at all times during the fair.

1. Updated Project Schedule (Gantt Chart) to be submitted electronically to instructor and faculty advisor via D2L Dropbox:

2.Written Technical Addendum and Executive Summary due to instructors, to your advisor, and to your sponsor. Turn in by 5:00 PM, Friday 4/26/1013.

3. Weekly Memo via email to Advisor and via D2L to Instructor

4/28/2014

  FINALS WEEK Project Wrap-up.

MACHINE SHOP CLEANUP DAY


ALL Capstone students are expected to help - a check-off roster will be on-hand. See Professors Davis or Jungst for tasks.

Before the end of finals week, be sure to

(A)
Deliver project prototypes to the Sponsor,  along with a copy of the Technical Addendum.

(B) Clean up ALL work areas, including your Capstone Workspace and the student shops,

Additions, Changes, and corrections can be made at any time. Check back frequently.

 

 


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