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neast001 wrote: Blog Post 2: Dynamometer
What tasks have you completed since your last blog post?The main task completed since my last blog post was holding the first meeting with Dr. Gerstner, the head of our project design team. We as a group have had a fair amount of trouble trying to d (More)
Since the start of our project we have now divided our group of six into two teams which will handle different aspects of the project. One group is assigned to the programming aspects of the project that involve using the Ardupilot system that p (More)
nfran003 wrote: Blog Post 1: Dynamometer
What are your technical strengths (e.g., skills, option courses taken, etc.) My main technical strengths come from a design oriented background. I have learned software such as AutoCAD, Inventor, Catalyst (3-D printing software), etc. In my rec (More)
kmerg002 wrote: Blog Post 4
We have divided up our research. Kristal is supposed to find historical information (what happened and when) Kenneth researched maintenance and construction/ design. I looked at the economic factors behind why those decisions were made and (More)
bsump001 wrote: VASAD Final Blog Post
What was your contribution to your project this semester?  To support this, provide and explanation AND links to 2-3 blog posts or provide up to three pieces of evidence (e.g., drawings, equations, etc.) that explain your contribution. https://sit (More)
aroch003 wrote: Baja Blog Post 5
Since the last blog post, the group has worked hard on doing well on the final paper draft. Our group has spent about 4 and a half hours on improving the core of our paper. The design portion of our project has been making a lot of progress. Our gr (More)
jbrid004 wrote: WEC Blog Post #5
Since the last blog post the Wave Energy Converter team and I have made much more progress on the calculations associated with the WEC. I made the proposal to treat the buoy as a fixed point on a wave. This allows us to calculate the forces on the b (More)
gbailey wrote: Blog Post 4
I have put in around 10 hours since my last blog post. I have completed the first iteration of our gear train. At current, a 10:1 combined ratio was chosen using Excel to calculate torque requirements. This was decided with the possibility of a 40 (More)
bsump001 wrote: VASAD Blog Post 4
Since the last blog post our group has meet two time each for 2 hours. Personally I have worked 3 extra hours working on drawing up some different designs to consider using. During our last meeting each member of the team brought two designs to the (More)
Summarize the work that you have completed this week, do not summarize the work of the entire group (a picture and hours worked since your last post are still required). This week was another research filled week for me. I am the lead in our grou (More)
mshul001 wrote: Brew Post 3
.This past week I have become familiar with COMSOL, drew a rough sketch of the layout of a possible solution, and read more into the process of brewing. I have spent over 5 hours working on the project. So far I have contributed ideas of how the b (More)
Summarize the work that you have completed this week, do not summarize the work of the entire group (a picture and hours worked since your last post are still required). This week, I worked on research for a new design for the movement of the roboti (More)
sstin003 wrote: Blog Post 3 - WEC
Summarize the work that you have completed this week, do not summarize the work of the entire group (a picture and hours worked since your last post are still required). Since the last post, I've spent 7.5 hours on the project. Most of what I hav (More)
Since the first blog post, I've spent about 8 hours on the project. A majority of this time has been spent researching current WEC designs and attempting to brainstorm new ideas. As a team, we've come across 4 types of wave energy converting methods (More)
What are your technical strengths (e.g., skills, option courses taken, etc.) My technical strengths are using CAD software in a 2D perspective and being able to construct and troubleshoot systems in a physical state. I would also say that my skil (More)
sstin003 wrote: Blog Post #1
Scott Stinson What are your technical strengths (e.g., skills, option courses are taken, etc.) Some of my technical strengths are programming in mostly in MatLab. I feel I am pretty decent at math in general, I've also enjoyed FEA which I took (More)
jbrid004 wrote: Introduction Blog Post
What are your technical strengths (e.g., skills, option courses taken, etc.) I have strength in working hands on with tools to fabricate a design. I have interest and fair knowledge in fluid mechanics and physics. I also feel comfortable with sol (More)