There are 3 switches in the basement of a house. Each switch corresponds to ONE individual light bulb upstairs. You are in the basement and you cannot see the bulbs “turn on” from your location. How can you determine which light switch corresponds to a particular light bulb if you can only make one trip upstairs?
Introduction to ASME
Introduce Executive Board
Details on Competitions (Flugtag, SPDC, Formula 1)
Next Meeting Notes
Founded in 1880
Develops Solutions to Real World Challenges
Not-For-Profit Professional Organization
Establishes Codes and Standards
Hosts Technical Conferences and Design Competitions
Publishes Technical Papers in Accessible Database
Mission: To serve our diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering.
President: Robert T. Simmons (2010-2011)
Welcome Back TourSeptember 8
Career Center Presentation September 14
Industry Day September 15
Student Leadership Seminar September 24 – 25
Turbocor Presentation October 12
Turbocor Tour October 14
Career Expo January 19, 2011
SPDC / Design Competition April 1 – 3, 2011
Flugtag July 2011
NASA Launch and Tour
Panel for Graduate Discussion
BI-Monthly Competition (Egg drop, Paper Airplane, Mousetrap Car, Pinewood Derby)
Monthly Reverse Engineering
Science Fair Judges
Possible Industry Tours (CSX, Budweiser, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, NAS Jax, etc….)
Sporting Events (Flag Football, Basketball, Kickball, Volleyball, etc..)
Game Nights (COD, Halo, Mario Cart, Guitar Hero, Board Games, Poker, etc…)
FSU Football Games (Home Tailgating, Away @ Restaurant/sports bar)
T-Shirt Design Contest
Reverse Engineering (Bicycle, Computer, Mini Fridge, Leaf Blower, Boat Engine, Motor etc..)
Build your own Circuit Board
Social Events (Bowling, Karaoke, Billiards, etc…)
FE Exam, GRE Preparations / Review Sessions
2011 Student Design Competition (SPDC)
The Untapped Energy Source??
• 4 Person Teams to design, construct, and test/run the device.
• Scoring is based on distance traveled by the car subtracting a percentage of water lost.
• Contact Information: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
phone: (904) 316-5693
^^^^ Previous years composite design ^^^^
Formula SAE Hybrid ----
^^^ Assembled F4 Honda motor ^^^
Garrett Sponsorship GT12 Turbocharger FREE!!!
-Skid Pad Score
Max wingspan: 30ft
Max weight: 450lb (including pilot)
Environmentally safe materials
No loose parts
Advertising limited to 1cu.ft.
What is AIAA?
SCHOLARSHIPS (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Conferences (Student and Professional)
Student Design / Paper Competitions
AIAA Student Journal (industry trends, graduate school profiles, employment opportunities, etc…)
Aerospace America Magazine
Aerospace Career Handbook
What do we need to start?
15 registered student members
$20 registration online
Constitution and By-Laws
Executive Board / Leadership
Open Leadership Positions
Design Competition Teams
Coordinate Bi-Monthly Competition
Participate in Events