MIT2_00AJs09_sw01 - Unbalanced Horizontal Motors...

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MIT OpenCourseWare 2.00AJ / 16.00AJ Exploring Sea, Space, & Earth: Fundamentals of Engineering Design Spring 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: .
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Picture Gathering data at the Sailing Pavilion To construct an ROV that can measure the Temperature, Salinity, Pressure, and Light in a body of water. The Design Process Design Constraints: - Submerge at least 20 ft. under water - Max Dimensions: 50 cm x 50 cm x 50 cm - Must contain: - 2 Light Banks -One±Video±Camera± - One full sensor package - Maximum of Three Motors Goals: -Tapered/Pointy Front - Curved Edges -Wings - Structurally Stable - Big Surface Area Parallel to Ocean Floor - Flames -Laser±Beams± Preliminary Designs Motor/Propeller Testing Table Rodrigo checking to see if our data makes sense Performance Analysis
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Unformatted text preview: - Unbalanced Horizontal Motors - Problematic vertical motor - Neutrally Buoyant - Very quick, agile, & maneuverable - Got all the data we needed! Team: Los Aguamaestros 2.00A Final Project 2009 Failures/Improvements- Buoyancy - Propellers - Sensor±Package ±- Motors - Camera Placement Predicted Strengths- Hydrodynamic Wings- Structurally Stable (Compact)- Stable in Water (Big Surface Area)- Motor Placement/Ability to Turn Easily Predicted Weaknesses- Weight±of±ROV ±- Waterproofing Final Design- Hydrodynamic Wings - Structurally Stable and Stable in Water - Neutrally Buoyant Reflections & Conclusions- Overall Success - Wish we Knew Buoyancy Before Pool Run - Disappointed with Motor/Propeller Performance - Time Wasted Waiting for Parts - Wings Worked Out Great for Stability - Sensor Package Difficult to Waterproof - Not Enough Time to Waterproof Frame...
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