CSCI 581 Class Schedule

Aug 26 Classes Begin
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Aug 27 Hello Class!
Course Syllabus
Demos
Blender Tutorials
Aug 29 More Demos
Assignment 1
Aug 30 Last day to add classes

Sep 2 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (Administrative Offices closed)
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Sep 3 Blender Tutorial
Sep 5 Cup Blender Tutorial / Thingiverse object presentation
Sep 9 Last day to register or add classes (between August 31 and September 9 may add only with instructor€™s approval) Refund period ends
Sep 10 Cup Modeling continued / $10 fee assessed per drop or add
Sep 12 Extruded cylinder to goblet modeling / Assignment 1 - Cup presentation
Sep 17 Assign Fan using the array modifier
Sep 19 Fan modeling / Assignment 2 - Goblet presentation
Sep 24 Fabricated Handout for 1st test (obj581.1) / Fan modeling
Sep 26 Assignment 3 - Fan presentation / Slic3r Discussion / Sloping out-build model / Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) machine report
Sep 27 Last day to submit applications for December diplomas

Oct 1 CME machine selection/model priority list / Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library (KMODDL) / Slic3r Discussion
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Oct 3 No response from CME... / Assignment 4 - Sloping out-build model presentation with parameters / Scanning / Students answer Unit One Objectives (obj581.1) / 3D Text in Blender and Name Plate
Oct 7 Deadline for course withdrawals (no refund; refund period ended September 9)
Oct 8 3D Text In Blender / Students answer Unit One Objectives (obj581.1)
Oct 10 Assignment 5 - Present 3D nameplates / 3D scanning objects
Oct 11 Midterm grades due
Oct 15 Scanning Problems / Repair and clean up in netfabb / Algorithmic Printing
Oct 17 Finish up 'Fabricated' Unit Two objectives / PDP-11 Minicomputer / Altair 8800 / Single-Board Computers / The Arduino / Atmel AVR Instruction Set / Raspberry Pi / (Acorn) Advanced RISC Machine (ARM) Architecture / Assignment 6 - Scanned object model with manifold and copyright name
Oct 18 Academic advising through Nov 1st (for winter intersession and spring semester)
Oct 22 Teensy USB Board / Sitara ARM Processor / ARM Cortex-A8 / TI AM3358 system on a chip / BeagleBone Black System Reference Manual
Oct 24 BeagleBone Black System Reference Manual / Assignment 6 - Scanned object model with manifold and copyright name
Oct 25 Priority registration through Nov 8th (for winter and spring)
Oct 29 BeagleBone Installation / BeagleBone C++ / BeagleBone JavaScript
Oct 31 Adafruit FLORA and GEMMA / Unit Four Objectives / BeagleBone interactive I/O / Assignment 7 - Scanned object presentation

Nov 5 Resistor, transistor, and LED electronics / BeagleBone output and input / Pre-registration academic advising ends
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Nov 7 Assignment 8 - George Hart inspired print / BeagleBone output LED
Nov 12 I/O bus protocols / BeagleBone Bus circuts and high-current drivers
Nov 14 Motor circuits / Analog to digital conversion
Nov 19 Revisit H bridge / Revisit NPN interfacing
Nov 21 Assignment 9 - Second algorithmic print
Nov 25 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Nov 26 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Nov 27 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Nov 28 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS (Administrative offices closed)
Nov 29 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS (Administrative offices closed)

Dec 3 Final Project Presentation
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Dec 5 Final Project Presentation
Dec 6 Classes End
Dec 9 Final Examinations begin
Dec 10 CSCI 581 final exam 8:00AM