1 Principles: overview, assessment, group formation   Form groups  
2 Fundamentals: mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer, matrices, and errors      
3 Shafts & ways: deformation, stresses, and integration Lathe assessment GANTT/Schedule M-lab 1: lathes
4 Fatigue: fundamentals and modeling methods      
5 Structures: architectures, homogeneous transfer matrices, and system models     M-lab 2: HTMs and matrices
6 Constraints I: constraint-based design, alignment, preloading, and stability Shaft k, θ, δ, σ, fatigue Shaft exercise D-lab 1: shaft
7 Constraints II: rolling and sliding element bearings      
8 Constraints III: flexure bearing elastomechanics & dynamics     M-lab 3: bearing alignment
9 Connections I: alignment interfaces   Bearing order  
10 Connections II: bolted joints Performance estimates    
11 Drives I: screw drives   1st System model  

Drives II: belt and friction drives

Gears I: kinematics

Spindle errors Spindle assembly D-lab 2: spindle
13 Gears II: mechanics and selection      
14 Actuators: DC motors, piezos, magnet-coil, and hydraulics     M-lab 4: transmission
15 Actuators: thermal and electrostatic microactuators   Rail, bushing order  
16 Vibrations: machine dynamics and damping Cross-slide errors Cross-slide D-lab 3: X-slide
17 Linkages: degrees of freedom and kinematics      
18 Friction elements: clutches and brakes     M-lab 5: IC engine
19 Project work      
20 Project report outline    
21 Carriage errors Lathe assembly D-lab 4: assembly
22 Project report 1st draft    
24 Project report Cutting "smoke" test  
26 Last day of class overview, demonstrations and assessment   Lathe cutting demo