Spring 2017
 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IME 460 UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR

Prerequisite: Junior Standing

Revised 5/15/17 

Instructor: Dr. Kamran Abedini, IME Department
Office Phone:
909-869-2555, Office FAX: 909-869-2564
Office:
17-2643, email: kabedini@cpp.edu Office Hours: TBA Posted by office

Text: (1)
IME Senior Project Guidelines (SPG) (in Bb). (2) Recommended: The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication (MIT), 2nd Edition, James G. Paradis and Muriel Zimmerman, June 2002, ISBN-10: 0-262-66127-6 

Week

Day**

Date

Location (tentative)
Read Prior
(MIT Optional)

Description

Due by class time or as shown (*in Bb)

1

Th

3/30
17-2626
-
Introduction & The Senior Project Guidelines (PR)
-
2
Th
4/6
17-2626
SPG Ch. 1, 2
MIT Ch. 8
SP Proposals - Finding a Project. (PR)
Assignment 1*
Reading Quiz #1

3

T

4/11

17-2626
-
EGR 481 Proposals 11 a.m.
-
3
Th
4/13
17-2626
SPG Ch. 3, 4.2
MIT Ch. 15
Oral Presentations/PowerPoint (KA)
Reading Quiz #2

4

Th

4/20
17-2626
-
Progress Reports (VO)
Assignment 2*

5

Th

4/27
17-2626
SPG Ch. 3, Appendix C,
MIT pgs 187-314
Incorporating manufacturing into senior projects (HK & NW)
Reading Quiz #3

6

Th

5/4
17-2626
-
SP Presentation and Analysis (AG)
Assignment 3*

7

Th

5/11
17-2626
SPG Ch. 4.1
MIT Ch. 7, 13
Teamwork (PR)
Reading Quiz #4

8

Th

5/18

17-2626

-

SP Reports, Reflective Piece (NW, AG)

Assignment 4*

8
F
5/19
17-2626 & 2640
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
-
EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations
-
9

Th

5/25
17-2626
-

Incorporating Statistics, OR, and Simulation (BG, SM, SF)

Assignment 5*
10

T

5/30

17-2626, 11 a.m. 12:00 noon

-

EGR 481 End of Quarter Progress Reports to Faculty

-

10
Th
6/1
(no class)
-
-
10
F
6/2
17-2626 & 2640
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
-
Symposium Day: EGR 482 Presentations
-
No Final Exam
** Note that four class meetings are attendance at Senior Project Presentations of various kinds

Attendance/Participation (dates shown are tentative)
Attendance at Presentations:
--EGR 481 Proposal Meeting 4/11 (5%)
--EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations 5/19 (5%)
--EGR 481 Progress Reports 5/30 (5%)
--EGR 482 Final Presentations (Symposium Day) 6/2 (5%)

20%

Reading Quizzes (5% each) 20%
Assignments 1-4 (10% each)

40%

Assignment 5 - EGR 482 Presentation Critiques 20%