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An active learning approach to Intro. to Engineering curriculum - design build test a wind turbine.

Student teams apply the engineering design algorithm to design, build and test a wind turbine to specifications and constraints.  The teams rapid prototype and collaborate in real time with OnShape drawings and 3D printing.  The project is divided into 3 components, Frame design, Generator and Sail.  OnShape is a tool for design.  Formal teaching of CAD limited to four hours.     
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  • michael_rinaldi487michael_rinaldi487 Member Posts: 3 EDU
    The files and a complete description of the activities and lessons that lead up to the completion of the build are available to be shared.
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,525 EDU
    Can you make them public? and share a link?
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
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