#### Overview

While attending this class Hope learned advance physics as well as become certified in Robot-C.

• Computational and Analytical Skills
• Sketch a free body diagram with more than one pair of forces
• Justify the validity of entries in a given decision matrix
• Solve for unknown variables in a combination circuit given other components
• Calculate the location of a shape’s centroid
• Solve for the magnitude of a vector
• Solve for external and internal forces in a given truss
• Determine the modulus of elasticity and elastic limit from tensile test data
• Determine the yield, tensile, and ultimate strengths from tensile test data
• Analyze graphical data from beam deflection
• Use Kirchhoff’s Law to calculate current, resistance, and voltage in a circuit
• Write programming code for a project involving a sequence or system of tasks
• Use a variety of methods for identifying and correcting bugs in a program code
• Calculate the unknown variable for a system that has been subject to a change of state using the gas laws
• Use Bayes’ theorem to calculate the probability of an event based on past events
• Calculate the initial velocity of a projectile and the angle it is launched
• Determine an unknown quantity in a formula when most of the other variable values are provided and one
value requires an additional calculation such as addition, unit conversion, or rearrangement of the formula
• Engineering Design Experience
• Exhibit professional skills needed to successfully contribute to work in a team
• Determine how to proceed through possible alternate routes of a design process
• Improve a system design that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy
• Modify the design of a fuel cell project to increase the efficiency of the system
• Defend an insulation design considering the three modes of heat transfer
• Interpret data to make conclusions about insulation design effectiveness
• Justify material choice in the design of a solution
• Improve the efficiency of a solution by modifying hardware and software
• Justify the use of either a hydraulic or pneumatic system in a problem
• Tools and Software
•  VEX Robotics platform
• Logger Pro- Data collection and analysis software
• ROBOTC- Robot programming language
• Professional Skills
• Team collaboration
• Project management
• Problem-solving
• Communication skills
PLTW
•  Engineering Principles of Engineering | Course Resume
•  Presentation skills
• Technical writing
Course Knowledge
• Careers
• Engineering disciplines
• STEM careers related to engineering
• Professional ethics
• Energy and Power
• Mechanisms and simple machines
• Energy sources and applications
• Materials and Structures
• Vectors, forces, and statics
• Trusses
• Material properties
• Centroids
• Tensile testing
• Control Systems
• Machine control
• Programming
• Sensors and motors
• Fluid Power – hydraulics and pneumatics
• Statistics and Kinematics
• Statistics
• Kinematics