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Lecture 16: Least Squares Polynomial Regression, Pump Fabrication, Quiz 2

Checklist: What you need to bring for this lecture

  • Laptop
  • Alligator clips
  • Digital multimeter
  • Miniature test clip adapters
  • Safety glasses
  • Teflon tape
  • Medium/large Philips-head screwdriver
  • Ruler

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to compute and interpret the R2 coefficient of a least squares line fit
  • Be able to use Excel for trendlines
  • Be able to finish fabrication of your pump
  • Be able to assemble the pump
  • Be able to describe the basic shape of a pump curve, and identify the no flow and maximum flow conditions.

Lecture Slides and On-line Quiz

  • What does the pump body look like?: One page pictures (PDF)
  • Instructions for manufacturing the pump body: PDF
  • Mandatory Take the On-line Quiz 12 before coming to class. Quiz 12 deals with the machining operations necessary for pump fabrication. There is no video to watch. You will have to read through the pump_fabrication_procedure.pdf machining instructions to prepare for the on-line quiz

Quiz 2

Quiz 2 will take approximately 30 minutes and won't have any hands-on portion. You will NOT be allowed to bring a calculator. Please review:

  • Linear regression, R2
  • Milling machine introduction and instructions for manufacturing the pump body

In Class Hands-On

lecture/lecture_16.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/19 00:41 by gerry