Mechanical Design, Machine Design

:confused: Not yet updated for 2019 evaluation standards

Mechanical Design (part 1 of 2)

  • Group assignment

    • Design a machine (mechanism + actuation + automation), including the end effector, build the passive parts and operate it manually.

Machine Design (part 2 of 2)

  • Group assignment

    • Plan and make a machine.
    • Document the group project
  • Individual assignment:

    • Document your individual contribution.

Learning outcomes

  • Work and communicate effectively in a team and independently
  • Design, plan and build a system
  • Analyse and solve technical problems
  • Recognise opportunities for improvements in the design

Have you?

  • Explained your individual contribution to this project on your own website

On the group page, has your group:

  • Shown how your team planned and executed the project
  • Described problems and how the team solved them
  • Listed future development opportunities for this project
  • Included your design files
  • Optionally included an aprox. 1 min video (1920x1080 HTML5 MP4) + slide (1920x1080 PNG)


Do we have to design new boards for this?

Answers: No. You can use the gestalt or other existing commercial boards.