Date 10/26

  • Topic: Digital Fabrication 4 (Arduino Advanced)

Pre-class

  • 1. Arduino Research
    • Research the capability of Arduino of what we can do using Arduino.
    • Google with keyword “Arduino projects” “Arduino project ideas”.
    • Or visit Instructables.com and search Arduino projects.
    • Pre-class assignment
      • List top three Arduino projects interested in you. Post on your Open Portfolio on the weekly reflection page.
        • 1) _________________________
        • 2) _________________________
        • 3) _________________________
  • 2. Watch 3D Printing video “What is 3D printing?” by Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge
    • Pre-class assignment. Post on your Open Portfolio on the weekly reflection page.
      • How does the 3D printing technology change manufacturing?
      • What can you do with a 3D printer?

In-class:

  • Arduino Anatomy

  • Arduino Outputs

  • How to develop an Arduino project?

    • Develop your design idea first. In most cases, Arduino can perform everything that you want.
    • Think through input-process-output.
      • Identify which sensor can best performs the function of your project.
      • Identify which output can perform your desired goal.
    • Obtain mechanism of the sensor and output. In general, the module designer provides it with its source codes.
    • Tip! Find the similar Arduino project on Google or Instructable.
    • Design circuit using TinkerCAD and test it out. However, some sensors need the physical configuration of the Arduino circuit.
  • Project Project 3: Design an Automatic Hand-Sanitizer Dispenser.

    • Grouping
      • G1: Alex, Lowman, Dennis, Saralynn
      • G2: Jhorvi, Mike, Islam, Ronaldo
      • G3: Raul, Richard, Esau, Victor
    • Using above the Ultrasonic sensor and a servo Motor, design a hand-sanitizer dispenser
    • Project details
      • Find a Hand-Sanitizer product from the Internet.
      • Design a physical mechanism that automatically operates the dispenser by the Ultrasonic sensor.
      • Lab report should include
      • a sketch of your hand-sanitizer dispenser. Recommend to use TinkerCAD.
      • a circuit diagram with Arduino and source codes.
      • a short description of its making processes.
      • Anticipated outcomes.
    • Post the project worksheet to your Open Portfolio. In open portfolio, you can share your group design but you should write your own individual reflection and summary.
      • Due Oct 30rd (Friday) 5pm.
  • 3D Printing (if time allowed)
      • Quick 3D design & print on 3D printer.

Post-Class:

    • Assignments
      • 1. Lab report – post your Hand sanitizer project on your Open Portfolio.
      • 2. Reflection – write a short reflection on today’s learning.
      • 3. Prepare for Lab report 4. Arduino Project Research
        • Arduino Project (Next week)
          • Present Arduino projects that you found.
          • Discuss the working mechanism of Arduino on the projects.
          • Explore how you can use Arduino to solve real world problems.