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<li> Create a profile in Confluence that has a (current!) picture, short biography and your contact information (this is private to the team).  Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.</li>
 
<li> Create a profile in Confluence that has a (current!) picture, short biography and your contact information (this is private to the team).  Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.</li>
<li> Update your system page so that your name is listed, with a link back to your profile page.  </li>
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<li> Update your system group page (under your respective division page) so that your name is listed, with a link back to your profile page.  </li>
 
<li> Your TA will assign you an action item as soon as your profile page is up.  Respond to this action item.</li>
 
<li> Your TA will assign you an action item as soon as your profile page is up.  Respond to this action item.</li>
 
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<li> Create a profile in Slack that has a (current!) picture and a short description of who you are.  Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.</li>
 
<li> Create a profile in Slack that has a (current!) picture and a short description of who you are.  Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.</li>
<li> Join the channel corresponding to your division and, if it exists, you system.</li>
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<li> Join the channel corresponding to your division and accept the invitation to your system private group.</li>
<li> Post a message in your division channel telling your TA that you are on the system </li>  
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<li> Post a message in your system group telling your TA that you are online.</li>  
 
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<li> [25 points] Choose one of the subsystems that your division is responsible for and that you are interested in working on.  Create a page in your personal space "Homework 1" and perform the following actions, with your answers given as a bulleted list:
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<li> [25 points] Choose one of the subsystems that your division is responsible for and that you are interested in working on.  Create a page in your personal space named "Homework 1" and perform the following actions, with your answers given as a bulleted list:
 
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<li> List the name of the subsystem, with links to any pages that describe previous work on your subsystem</li>
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<li> List the name the system to which you have been assigned, with links to any pages that describe previous work on that system</li>
<li> Read the [http://students.sae.org/cds/formulaseries/rules/2015-16_fsae_rules.pdf SAE Formula Electric rules] and list the competitions to which the subsystem contributes, <font color=blue>plus the number of points the competition is worth and a one sentence summary of the role that the subsystem plays in getting maximum points</font></li>
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<li> Read Parts S & D in the [http://students.sae.org/cds/formulaseries/rules/2015-16_fsae_rules.pdf SAE Formula Electric rules] in their entirety and list the events to which the system contributes, plus the number of points the event is worth and a one sentence summary of the role that the system plays in getting maximum points.</font></li>
<li> Spend 15 minutes trying to find the baseline design for the subsystem. If you find the baseline design, give a short summary of the design.  <font color=blue>Include links to any pages on the wiki where the specifications of your subsystem are discussed (if there are more than 5 such pages, list the 5 most relevant ones).</font> If you can't find the baseline design, send e-mail to your TA and ask for a hint. If there is no baseline design for the system you chose, enter "No baseline design" (but make sure there really isn't one!). </li>
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<li>Find the page on Confluence that details how to access the files on Box and sign in using your Caltech credentials. Look at the relevant ME100 project reports and posters and list on your Homework 1 page the people who have worked on your system in the past, with links to their profile page if they have one.</li>
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<li> Find the sections in Part T of the SAE Rules relating to your respective system. Write a short summary of these specifications and a sentence comparing them to last year’s design. If there is no existing design for the system you chose, enter "No existing design" (but make sure there really isn't one!).</li>
 
<li> List the people who have worked on the subsystem in the past, with links to their profile pages if they have one </li>
 
<li> List the people who have worked on the subsystem in the past, with links to their profile pages if they have one </li>
 
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Notes on this problem:
 
Notes on this problem:
* The subsystem you choose is not necessarily the subsystem that you will work on for the term.  Those assignments will be determined by the team, working with the TA.
 
 
* Don't spend more than about 30 minutes on this problem, but ''do'' get help from your TA if you get stuck.
 
* Don't spend more than about 30 minutes on this problem, but ''do'' get help from your TA if you get stuck.
 
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R. Murray Issued: 30 Sep 2015, 10 pm
CS/EE/ME 75, Fall 2015 Due: 4 Oct 2015 (Sun), 8 pm
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  1. [10 points] Using the login and password information sent to your Caltech e-mail account, log in to the team wiki and perform the following actions:
    1. Create a profile in Confluence that has a (current!) picture, short biography and your contact information (this is private to the team). Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.
    2. Update your system group page (under your respective division page) so that your name is listed, with a link back to your profile page.
    3. Your TA will assign you an action item as soon as your profile page is up. Respond to this action item.
  2. [10 points] Using the login and password information sent to your Caltech e-mail account, log in to Slack and perform the following actions:
    1. Create a profile in Slack that has a (current!) picture and a short description of who you are. Look at Richard Murray's profile for an example.
    2. Join the channel corresponding to your division and accept the invitation to your system private group.
    3. Post a message in your system group telling your TA that you are online.
  3. [25 points] Choose one of the subsystems that your division is responsible for and that you are interested in working on. Create a page in your personal space named "Homework 1" and perform the following actions, with your answers given as a bulleted list:
    1. List the name the system to which you have been assigned, with links to any pages that describe previous work on that system
    2. Read Parts S & D in the SAE Formula Electric rules in their entirety and list the events to which the system contributes, plus the number of points the event is worth and a one sentence summary of the role that the system plays in getting maximum points.</font>
    3. Find the page on Confluence that details how to access the files on Box and sign in using your Caltech credentials. Look at the relevant ME100 project reports and posters and list on your Homework 1 page the people who have worked on your system in the past, with links to their profile page if they have one.
    4. Find the sections in Part T of the SAE Rules relating to your respective system. Write a short summary of these specifications and a sentence comparing them to last year’s design. If there is no existing design for the system you chose, enter "No existing design" (but make sure there really isn't one!).
    5. List the people who have worked on the subsystem in the past, with links to their profile pages if they have one

    Notes on this problem:

    • Don't spend more than about 30 minutes on this problem, but do get help from your TA if you get stuck.

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