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<li> [20 points] Using the login and password information sent to your Caltech e-mail account, log in to the [http://caltech-fsae.caltech.edu:8090/confluence/spacedirectory/view.action team wiki] and perform the following actions:
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<li> [15 points] Using the login and password information sent to your Caltech e-mail account, log in to the [http://fsae.caltech.edu:8090/confluence/dashboard.action team wiki] and perform the following actions:
 
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<li> Create a profile in Confluence that has a (current!) picture, short biography and a link to the team page for the team you are a part of.  Look at Santiago's profile for an example.</li>
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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> Update your team 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> Update the Team Contacts page to include an entry for yourself.</li>
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<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> [25 points] Choose one of the subsystems that your team is responsible for and that you are interested in working on.  Create a section on your profile page titled "Homework 1, Problem 2" and perform the following actions, with your answers given as a bulleted list:
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<li> [15 points] Using the login and password information sent to your Caltech e-mail account, log in to Slack and perform the following actions:
 
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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> 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> 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> Join the channel corresponding to your division and accept the invitation to your system private group.</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" </li>
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<li> Post a message in your system group telling your TA that you are online.</li>
<li> List the people who have worked on the subsystem in the past, with links to their user pages if they have one </li>
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<li> [20 points] 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> List the name of the system to which you have been assigned, with links to any pages that describe previous work on that system</li>
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<li> Read Parts S & D in the [http://www.fsaeonline.com/content/2016_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.</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>
 
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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.
<li> [5 points] If you haven't already, respond to the Doodle poll that your TA sent out regarding a time for the division meeting.  If you didn't get an e-mail message asking you to fill out the poll, send e-mail to your TA and cc Richard Murray (so that we can figure out why you aren't getting team mailings).</li>
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Latest revision as of 03:45, 19 October 2015

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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
  1. [15 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. [15 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. [20 points] Create a page in your personal space "Homework 1" and perform the following actions, with your answers given as a bulleted list:
    1. List the name of 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.
    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!).

    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.