DigitallyControlledShower-FinalReport-Fall2009

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EML 4905 Senior Design Project A SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT PREPARED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Digitally Controlled Shower Final Report Alberto Garcia Lorenzo Green Vladimir Louidor Advisor: Professor Ibrahim Tansel November 20, 2009 This report is written in partial fulfillment of the requirements in EML 4905. The contents represent the opinion of the authors and not the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.
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Team Aquemini: Digitally Controlled Shower [Ethics Statement and Signatures] Fall 2009 2 Ethics Statement and Signatures The work submitted in this project is solely prepared by a team consisting of Lorenzo Green, Alberto Garcia and Vladimir Louidor and it is original. Excerpts from others’ work have been clearly identified, their work acknowledged within the text and listed in the list of references. All of the engineering drawings, computer programs, formulations, design work, prototype development and testing reported in this document are also original and prepared by the same team of students. Lorenzo Green Team Leader Alberto Garcia Team Member Vladimir Louidor Team Member Dr. Ibrahim Tansel Faculty Advisor
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Team Aquemini: Digitally Controlled Shower [Table of Contents] Fall 2009 3 Table of Contents LIST OF FIGURES . ....................................................................................................................... 5 LIST OF TABLES . ......................................................................................................................... 8 NOMENCLATURE . ...................................................................................................................... 9 1.0 Introduction . ....................................................................................................................... 10 1.1 Abstract . ......................................................................................................................... 10 1.2 Problem Statement . ........................................................................................................ 10 1.3 Motivation . ..................................................................................................................... 11 1.4 Literature Survey . ........................................................................................................... 11 1.5 Discussion . ..................................................................................................................... 19 2.0 Project Formulation . .......................................................................................................... 21 2.1 Overview . ....................................................................................................................... 21 2.2 Project Objectives . ......................................................................................................... 21 2.3 Design Specifications . .................................................................................................... 22 2.4 Constraints and Other Considerations . ........................................................................... 37 3.0 Design Alternatives . ........................................................................................................... 39 3.1 Overview of Conceptual Designs Developed . ............................................................... 39 3.2 Design Alternate 1 . ......................................................................................................... 39 3.3 System Implementation Expenses . ................................................................................. 44 3.4 Low Maintenance Requirements . ................................................................................... 44 3.5 Precautionary Safeguards . .............................................................................................. 45 3.6 Resource Conservation . .................................................................................................. 45 3.7 Feasibility Assessment . .................................................................................................. 46 3.8 Proposed Design . ............................................................................................................ 46 3.9 Discussion . ..................................................................................................................... 48 4.0 Project Management . ......................................................................................................... 49 4.1 Overview . ....................................................................................................................... 49 4.2 Breakdown of Work into Specific Tasks . ...................................................................... 49 4.3 Organization of Work and Timeline . ............................................................................. 50
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Team Aquemini: Digitally Controlled Shower [Table of Contents] Fall 2009 4 4.4 Breakdown of Responsibilities Among Team Members . .............................................. 51 4.5 Commercialization of the Final Product . ....................................................................... 51 4.6 Discussion . ..................................................................................................................... 52 5.0 Engineering Design and Analysis . ..................................................................................... 54 5.1 Shaft Adapter Design Analysis . ..................................................................................... 54 5.2 Heat Transfer Analysis . .................................................................................................. 56 5.3 Component Design Analysis . ......................................................................................... 65 6.0 Prototype Construction . ..................................................................................................... 68 6.1 Description of Prototype . ............................................................................................... 68 6.2 Prototype Design . ........................................................................................................... 72 6.3 Prototype Components . .................................................................................................. 73 6.4 Programming of Prototype . ............................................................................................ 90 6.5 Prototype Cost Analysis . ................................................................................................ 97 7.0 Testing and Evaluation . ..................................................................................................... 99 7.1 Overview . ....................................................................................................................... 99 7.2 Design of Experiments - Description of Experiments . ................................................ 100 7.3 Test Results and Data . .................................................................................................. 102 8.0 Design Considerations . .................................................................................................... 106 8.1 Assembly and Disassembly . ......................................................................................... 106 8.2 Regular Maintenance of the System. ............................................................................ 112 8.3 Major Maintenance of the System . .............................................................................. 112 8.4 Environmental Impact . ................................................................................................. 114 8.5 Risk Assessment . .......................................................................................................... 114 9.0 Conclusion . ...................................................................................................................... 116 9.1 Conclusion and Discussion . ......................................................................................... 116 9.2 Patent/Copyright Application . ...................................................................................... 120 9.3 Commercialization Prospects of the Product . .............................................................. 120 9.4 Future Work . ................................................................................................................ 121 10.0 References . ....................................................................................................................... 123
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Team Aquemini: Digitally Controlled Shower [List of Figures] Fall 2009 5 LIST OF FIGURES Figure 1: Y Shaped Ge-Doped 13
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