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Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Product Breakdown Schedule

By: Raymundo Lopez-Santiago (Mission, System and Test) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) This blog post covers the Product Breakdown Schedule (PBS) for 3DoT Hexy. This document follows the Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) developed by Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer). […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Interface Matrix

By: Raymundo Lopez-Santiago (Mission, Systems, and Test) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) This blog post covers 3DoT Hexy’s final interface matrix. If interested in seeing our preliminary design interface matrix click here. The 3DoT Hexy interface matrix was developed with information obtained from […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Booster Shield Layout

By: Kris Osuna (Electronics & Control Engineer) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) 3DoT Hexy needs to have a 5V source to power the micro metal gear motors and UV LEDs. We are using a booster to get 5V from a 3.7V battery source. […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Sensor Shield Layout

By: Kris Osuna (Electronics & Control Engineer) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance)   This blog contains the sensor shield PCB layout that will be sent out for fabrication. The PCB must contain these parts: I2C multiplex, connection to UV sensors, connection to LEDs […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: 3D Model (Preliminary/Revisions/Final)

By: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) This blog post contains detailed explanations for the 3D components generated in Solidworks. This post does not contain any dimensions on how to make them in solidworks. If interested in the dimensions of specific parts please see “Spring 2018 3DoT […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Getting 3DoT David Working

By: Kris Osuna (Electronics & Control Engineer) and Eduardo De La Cruz (Manufacturing Engineer) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) Since we will be basing our design of Spring 2016’s 3DoT David, it is important that we get a good idea of how 3DoT […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Mechanical Drawings (Preliminary/Final)

By: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) Below are the sketches for our 3DoT Hexy design. Sketches are susceptible to change. All changes will be logged in this blog post in future iterations. The first iteration will be considered our preliminary design which we label as […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: UV Sensors Study

By: Kris Osuna (Electronics & Control Engineer) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) Introduction The original idea for the autonomous navigation of the maze was to have 3DoT Hexy take a picture, process the image and decide its action based on the image. The […]

Spring 2018 3DoT Hexy: Power Estimate of Micro Metals

By: Kris Osuna (Electronics & Control Engineer) Verified by: Eduardo De La Cruz (Project Manager and Manufacturing Engineer) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) We obtained two unidentifiable DC motors from Professor Hill’s resource cabinets. Current and Voltage measurements were obtained using an Arduino Uno and INA3221 Breakout Board. Measurements were taken with a load […]