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Welcome to General Engineering 1003

Lecture Today and Survey

Hello all,

As a reminder THERE IS LECTURE TODAY!

Additionally, this is the link to the survey you will be filling out during lecture (also found below). Please be as honest and detailed as possible in your answers.

Thank you!

https://nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Mt0DOWJ0QH48Jv

No Lecture Today (11.8.2018)

Hello all,

As a reminder, there is no lecture today due to CSAW. Open lab will, however, be open today during lecture time. We advise you to use this time wisely.

[IMPORTANT] AUV Modifications

Hey Everyone,
AUV Benchmark and Commissioning requirements have been modified for the remainder of the semester. Please find the new requirements below:


Benchmark B: 50 points and a one-week extension from the original Benchmark B deadline.

Commissioning: 70 points and the regular commissioning deadline.

3D Print Deadline Extended

Hello All,

The deadline to submit 3D print files for extra credit has been extended to November 9, which is the week of Milestone 3. As a reminder, if you want to print in the MakerSpace on your own, you still have to have the file submitted by Milestone 3 to be approved. If you have any other questions you can see a protolab TA. November 9th is the last day you can submit 3D print files.

[MANDATORY] Mid-Semester Teamwork Survey

Hello All,

Please fill out this mandatory mid-semester teamwork survey, due on FRIDAY October 26th at 5 pm. Your responses will remain confidential.

Thank you and have a nice week!

 

RAD & AGP Final Presentations

Hello everyone, below are crucial announcements regarding RAD & AGP final presentations:

  • Final presentations for RAD & AGP groups will take place Thursday, December 6 from 12:30 to 4:00 pm in Pfizer Auditorium.
  • The presentations will be graded, and each member of the top two teams will be awarded $200.00 each.
  • Students must give a 1.5-minute pitch and prepare a 2-minute video to supplement the presentation. The video and any photos used must be of high quality.
  • Final presentation practice for RAD & AGP groups will take place in the 370 Jay Street second floor auditorium during exam hour on Tuesday, December 4 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.
  • Attendance on December 4 and December 6 is mandatory for all RAD & AGP groups and is optional for all other students.
  • RAD and AGP groups are not required to present during their final recitation. Thursday lecture (RAD/AGP final) and Tuesday practice replace final recitation.
  • EG1003 is also happy to announce that Dean Kovacevic, Mrs. Tandon, and Dean Becker have been invited to the final presentation event as special guests.
Writing Workshop Presentation

Hello all and happy Tuesday/fake Monday!

Linked here is the Writing Workshop Presentation that writing consultant Duncan Osbourne gave. Please take the time to look through it for help on your lab reports.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Fall Break and Weekend Open Lab

Hello everyone, below are the new changes regarding next week's EG schedule:

  • C and F recitations are canceled. 
    • Your Lab 4 presentations are due Monday (October 8th) 11:59 pm.
    • Presentations graded using only the submitted PowerPoints.
  • A and E labs are canceled.
    • The Benchmark A deadline for only A and E students will be Sunday (October 14th) 4 pm.
  • Weekend Open Lab starts Saturday (October 13th).

You can check your section's schedule for more information. The open lab schedule is updated to reflect weekend open lab. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to your recitation TA for further clarification.

Schedule Change

Hello Everyone!

There has recently been a minor schedule change to your syllabus. During the week of October 8th - 12th, you will be presenting on Lab 4, the CAD Competition Lab, instead of lab 5. Your Milestone Presentations are still occurring this week October 2nd - 5th, and there will be no presentation due for lab 5. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your recitation TA.

Best of luck with your Milestone presentations!

EG Workshops

Hey Everyone!

Hope you’ve all been having a great first couple of weeks of classes. We would like to inform you of a new program called the Design Lab Workshops hosted by EG1003 in the Makerspace. These workshops will teach a variety of technical engineering skills that are great for your engineering future! These workshops will be held once every two weeks with the Eventbrite posted below. We hope to see a lot of you there!

-General Engineering 1003

Arduino Workshop (10/2/2018): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-arduino-tickets-50094915240

Soldering Workshop (10/16/2018): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soldering-workshop-tickets-50096161969

PCB milling Workshop (10/30/2018): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pcb-milling-tickets-50380885585

Intro to Raspberry Pi Workshop (11/12/2018): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-raspberry-pi-tickets-50381815366

Carbon Fiber Workshop (10/27/2018): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carbon-fiber-workshop-tickets-50382495400

Lab 4 Procedure

Good evening everyone,

As a reminder, please bring your EV3 kits to your lab session this week or risk losing 5 points on your lab quiz. If you have yet to check out an EV3 kit, we highly encourage you to visit the Model Shop (JAB573) to receive your kit. The schedule for open labs is under "Course Information" section > "Open Lab Schedule." All team members must be present for you to check out the kit. 

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please reach out to your Recitation TA.

Writing Workshop [Rewrite Opportunity]

Good Evening Everyone!

This Tuesday, September 25th, 12:30-2:00 pm, writing consultant Duncan Osborne will be giving a writing workshop in Pfizer auditorium. This workshop will help in writing your lab reports for the rest of the semester. If (and only if!) you attend this workshop, you have the opportunity to rewrite your first lab report for a new grade. This is a fantastic opportunity, and I encourage everyone to take advantage of it.

Have a good weekend!

Lecture Cancelled 09/27

Hello Everyone!

As mentioned on Thursday, this coming week's lecture, on September 27th, is cancelled. Open lab will be open at this time for you to work with your groups on your SLDPs. You are strongly encouraged to use your time wisely and try to get work on your projects done while all of your group members are free.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Welcome Fall 2018 Students!

Hello Everyone,

For staffing information for the course you may click on "Sections" found on the left menu portion of this webpage under "Course Information" heading. Room numbers for recitations and labs may also be found on the same page. Lectures will take place at the Dibner building, in the Pfizer Auditorium. Recitations and Labs are mainly run by TAs. You may familiarize yourselves with all of the EG TAs by clicking on "Teaching Assistants" and looking up your TAs by their names.

You can download the syllabus and the schedule for your section from the the left menu portion of the webpage.

If you have any further questions regarding the course, assignments, staffing, or anything else you may direct them to gecentral@eg.poly.edu. Have a successful semester!