Assessing Key Skills Short Course This document is licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales license, available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/.
“ UCL's Learning and Teaching Strategy … is designed to ensure that students … acquire (in an explicit sense) …subject-specific and key skills and gain experience which will equip them either for further study or for entry to employment.” (UCL’s Assessment Strategy)
Need to determine and apply theory to produce a mathematical model
Some parameters need to be determined experimentally
The optimum solution determined by the model is then constructed and tested
A company hired a mechanical engineering design firm to produce battery powered electromagnetic lifting coupling to integrate into their remote controlled robotic crane. Unfortunately the magnet produced did not provide sufficient lifting force. At this stage in the design process of the robot it is too late to change the mechanical design or the battery type (either a 1.5V C or 9V. You have been contracted to redesign the coil of the electromagnet to maximise the lifting force.
Two battery types
To lift the most weight
Weight lifting competition
Scenario Project Model Checkpoints Case Study: Scenario Project Model Concept & organisational approval? Design approval? Specification Met?