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Board # 151 : MAKER: Simple Motor for a Freshman Class

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2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Columbus, Ohio

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June 24, 2017

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June 24, 2017

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June 28, 2017

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Make It!

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Dawn Wendell Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Dr. Dawn Wendell is an engineer whose past projects range from BattleBots robots to medical devices, for which she holds several patents. She received four degrees from MIT including a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She worked as a fluid mechanics researcher in Paris, France before returning to MIT as Assistant Director of Admissions. Currently Dr. Wendell works as a Senior Lecturer in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering teaching design, manufacturing, and instrumentation.

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Make It!

This will be a demonstration of a simple motor that can be designed and manufactured by freshmen in an introductory hands-on class. The class introduces the students to the Making community at the University and also gives them basic skills in CAD, manufacturing, and electronics.

Wendell, D. (2017, June), Board # 151 : MAKER: Simple Motor for a Freshman Class Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio.

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