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Open Lab and Proto Lab Closure

Hi all!


The Open Lab and Proto Lab will be closed during Lab sections E, F and G (2:00-5:00 pm) between 2/27 and 3/01. These changes are updated on the Open Lab Schedule on the EG website.

Best,
The General Engineering Team

Gen 1 Airpods Left in Pfizer - 2/26/24

Hi class,

We found a pair of gen 1 airpods today on the floor of Pfizer. If you are missing them, please e-mail me (ijparedes@nyu.edu) to coordinate pickup.

Ingrid

Lecture 5 Slides Uploaded + Weekly Announcements

Hi class!

You can now find today's slides uploaded under the "Lecture" tab. A couple of other announcements:

  • You all should have completed MakerSpace training! If you have not yet, or have any questions/concerns about the training, please reach out to your recitation instructors. 
  • This week in lab, you will have Model Shop Session 2 -- essentially time to work on your SLDPs with the guidance of our TAs. Benchmark A will be due at the end of this session and as usual for lab, attendance is mandatory!

Thanks and have a great week! See you soon,

Prof. Paredes

Reminder: MakerSpace Training Deadline for E, F, & G

Hi all,

Apologies for forgetting to send this out last week due to the snowstorm! For all students in groups E, F, and G (Sections E1, E2, E3, F1, F2, F3, and G1, G2, and G3), a reminder to please complete your MakerSpace orientation training by Friday, 2/23/24. The schedule for trainings can be found at https://makerspace.engineering.nyu.edu/.

For all other EG students, if you have not yet completed your training, please do so by no later than your Lab 6 session (Modelshop 2). If you are unable to schedule an appointment by that date, please reach out to your recitation instructors. 

Thank you,

Prof. Paredes

Open Lab Schedule Reminder

Hi all!

 

Hope the long weekend is treating you well. Despite the holiday this Monday, February 19th, Modelshop (JABS 573) will be open following the regular schedule posted on the website! 

 

Best,

The General Engineering Team

Inclement Weather Plans for Tuesday, 2/13

Hi everyone,

In line with the university's guidance, please note the following changes to course operations for tomorrow, Tuesday, 2/13.

  • Recitations for sections C1, C2, C3 and F1, F2, and F3 will be held remotely. Your recitation instructors will provide a Zoom link ahead of class time. Please sign in on time for class and be prepared to present your lab 3 presentations virtually with your teammates. As usual, if for any reason you are unable to attend class tomorrow, please e-mail your recitation instructors ahead of time.
  • EG Lab will be canceled for tomorrow. Sections A1, A2, A3 and E1, E2, and E3, please submit a Makeup Lab Request for Lab 4: Model Shop Session 1.
    • Your recitation instructors will approve the request once received. Note that Lab 4's sessions are introductory workshops for your projects, and you will receive important project information and materials during the makeup session.
    • If you planned to meet your RAD mentor during this time, please coordinate with them to either meet remotely or reschedule to a later date.
  • Open Lab will be closed tomorrow.

We will provide another update tomorrow regarding Wednesday's course operations, pending on the weather. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to your recitation instructors and cc me (ijparedes@nyu.edu).

Thank you, and stay safe!

Modelshop Closing Reminder

Hi all!

 

Modelshop will be closed during Lab sections E, F and G (2:00-5:00 pm) between 2/13 and 2/16. These changes are updated on the Open Lab Schedule on the EG website.

 

Best,

The General Engineering Team

Items Left in Pfizer - 2/5/24

Hi class,

I picked up a pair of AirPods and a winter hat from the first row of Pfizer today. If you left either of these items behind, please e-mail me at ijparedes@nyu.edu so we can coordinate a pick up time. I will also be in my office (RH305D) until 5 PM today.

Best,

Prof. Paredes

Lecture 3 Slides Uploaded + Weekly Announcements

Hi class!

You can now find today's slides uploaded under the "Lecture" tab. A couple of other announcements:

  • Students in Groups C + D (Sections C1, C2, and C3, and D1, D2 and D3), please complete your MakerSpace training by Friday, 2/9! If you are unable to schedule a training by this deadline, please schedule one at your earliest convenience and inform your recitation instructors.
  • SLDP applications are due tonight at 11:59 PM! If you have any questions, please reach out to your recitation instructors. Open Lab will be open until 8PM tonight for RAD ideation sessions.
  • This week in lab, you will complete Lab 3: Prototyping a Thermal Insulation Device with Microcontrollers - again, please review the manual page for Lab 3 ahead of your lab session; this information will help prepare you and your teammates, and be the basis of the quiz you will take at the start of the session.

Thanks and have a great week! See you soon,

Prof. Paredes

SLDP Application Final Reminder

Good Morning students!

 

Just a reminder to fill out the SLDP Application using this form, due tonight at 11:59 pm. If you are applying for RAD, make sure to attend a RAD ideation session in Open Lab (JABS 573), open till 8:00 pm today. 

 

Best,

The General Engineering Team

RAD Ideation Sessions

Good Afternoon EG1004 Students!

 

This is a general reminder that any SLDP groups interested in applying to RAD MUST attend a RAD Ideation session in the Open Lab (JABS 573) in order to submit their application. This application is due Monday, February 5th @ 11:59 PM. The Open Lab schedule is available under the Syllabus/Schedules Tab of the Course Information menu on the website. We encourage you to go and ideate as soon as possible to develop well thought out ideas and for ample time to fill out the application!

 

Best,

The General Engineering Team

Updates to Housing & Innovation in Revit (HIR)

Good morning EG!

I hope your weeks are going well. :) For our HIR teams, please note that we are currently updating the manual and presentations with project information and up-to-date requirements, as mentioned in lecture. The pages will be updated today. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to your recitation instructors and research@eg.poly.edu.

Thank you,

Prof. Paredes

Lecture 2 Slides Uploaded + Weekly Announcements

Hi class!

You can now find today's slides uploaded under the "Lecture" tab. A couple of other announcements:

  • Students in Groups A + B (Sections A1, 2, and 3, and B1, 2 and 3), please complete your MakerSpace training by Friday, 2/2! If you are unable to schedule a training by this deadline, please schedule one at your earliest convenience and inform your recitation instructors.
  • This week in recitation, you will form groups for your SLDP. Please review the manual for information about your project options; your recitation instructors will also provide information in class tomorrow before you form teams.
  • This week in lab, you will complete Lab 2: CAD Competition - again, please review the manual page for Lab 2 ahead of your lab session; this information will help prepare you and your teammates, and be the basis of the quiz you will take at the start of the session.

Thanks and have a great week! See you soon,

Prof. Paredes

Have a Fusion 360 Account

Hi everyone,

As was discussed in lecture today, this week's lab (Lab 2) will be a competition using Autodesk Fusion 360. By the time you arrive in lab this week, your recitation instructors will have added you to our institutional license for the software.

Please set up your account prior to your lab session this week. Doing so will save you, your lab partners, and TAs time! If you have any questions, please reach out to your recitation instructors. Thanks and good luck with the competition!

SLDP Application

Hello All,

Here is the application form for your SLDP projects (RAD, VEX, and HIR). Please only fill out the application once you have formed your SLDP groups in recitation. The form is due by next Monday (02/05) 11:59PM EST.

If you are applying for RAD, your group will need to attend Open Lab and meet with a TA for a RAD ideation session. If you are first applying for VEX or HIR, but RAD is your second choice, you are highly encouraged to attend an ideation session! Open Lab times can be found on the EG website. Please contact your recitation TA if you have any questions!

If you need help finding inspiration for RAD project ideas, you can reference this document.

Good luck to everyone!

Lecture 1 Slides Uploaded

Hi everyone,

It was nice to meet you all today! You can now find today's slides under the "Lecture" tab. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out. Have a great week!

- Prof. Paredes

Welcome Students!

Hello Everyone,

For staffing information for the course you may click on "Sections" found on the left menu portion of this webpage under the "Course Information" heading. Room numbers for recitations, labs, and lecture can also be found on this page. You may familiarize yourselves with all of the EG1004 TAs by clicking on "Teaching Assistants" and looking up your TAs by name. You may also search for your professors and writing consultants by clicking on "Professors" or "Writing Consultants".

You can view the syllabus and schedule 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 wonderful semester!

- The General Engineering Team