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We are at Milestone 3 - Prototyping

posted Jul 6, 2015, 10:23 PM by Jim Anastassiou   [ updated Aug 5, 2015, 3:09 PM by Tiberius Brastaviceanu ]

Prototyping of the system best suited out of options evaluated in Milestone 1 and finalized in Milestone 2: electronic systems, mechanical parts and software development and installation. 



Duration:3 weeks

Deliverables
  • Product design [doc]
    • Electronics design [Schematics and Datasheets in pdf doc]
    • Mechanics design [CAD and STL]
    • Software [software prototype, link to Github]
  • Report for Milestone 3, including the items above [pdf doc]

We document our work on mechanics and electronics HERE, and software HERE
[Ask edit permission on the Forum if you are signed up for the project already]. 


Budget allocation


Milestone 3 (prototyping)
Starts on July 18th
Ends on August 8th
35%100%$7,000.00$/hhours allocated
 Materials   $1,688.76  
Coordination and facilitation5%$265.562013.3
Electronics assembly5%$265.56308.9
Mechanical assembly40%$2,124.503070.8
Software prototyping40%$2,124.503070.8
Outreach5%$265.562510.6
Documentation5%$265.562510.6
NOTE: if more work hours are logged for a good reason, they can be transferred in fluid equity for en eventual commercial version of this device. 

To log your contributions you need to officially join the project HERE. Ask a facilitator to give you access to the NRP-VAS on the Forum

If you have questions, ask Tibi


We are at Milestone 2 - Design

posted Jul 6, 2015, 10:23 PM by Tiberius Brastaviceanu   [ updated Jul 7, 2015, 5:27 PM ]

Design of the system best suited out of options evaluated in Milestone 1 will be formalized: electronic systems, mechanical parts and software. Schematics will be provided to build a first working prototype in Milestone 3.



Duration: 2 weeks

Deliverables
  • Product design [doc]
    • Electronics design [Schematics and Datasheets in pdf doc]
    • Mechanics design [CAD and STL]
    • Software [software prototype, link to Github]
  • Report for Milestone 1, including the items above [pdf doc]

We document our work on mechanics and electronics HERE, and software HERE
[Ask edit permission on the Forum if you are signed up for the project already]. 


Budget allocation

Milestone 2 (design)
Starts on July 3th
Ends on July 17th
25%100%$5,000.00$/hhours allocated
Coordination and facilitation5%$250.002012.5
Electronics design15%$750.003025.0
Mechanical design30%$1,500.003050.0
Software prototype40%$2,000.003066.7
Outreach5%$250.002510.0
Documentation5%$250.002510.0
NOTE: if more work hours are logged for a good reason, they can be transferred in fluid equity for en eventual commercial version of this device. 

To log your contributions you need to officially join the project HERE. Ask a facilitator to give you access to the NRP-VAS on the Forum

If you have questions, ask Tibi

Beginning of the project - Milestone 1 (Design characteristics)

posted Jun 18, 2015, 9:13 AM by Tiberius Brastaviceanu   [ updated Jul 6, 2015, 10:46 PM ]

This project started on June 18th, 2015 and will end two weeks later. 

We are doing Milestone 1: Design considerations

The goal of this milestone is to perform a comprehensive review of gimbals, and to choose the best features that match the goal of the project.

  • The first step if general considerations, a high-level design effort to take into consideration a few important elements. Note that these elements maintain important relations and they cannot be considered on an individual basis.
  • The second step is to list different designs and designs ideas.
  • The third step is to make a rational choice of features to be blended into a design.

We document our work HERE
[Ask edit permission on the Forum if you are signed up for the project already]. 


Budget allocation

Milestone 1 (design characteristics)10%100%$2,000.00Rate per hourNb hours allocated
Coordination and facilitation5%$100.0020$/h5.0
Electronics design15%$300.0030$/h10.0
Mechanical design30%$600.0030$/h20.0
Software architecture40%$800.0030$/h26.7
Outreach5%$100.0025$/h4.0
Documentation5%$100.0025$/h4.0
NOTE: if more work hours are logged for a good reason, they can be transferred in fluid equity for en eventual commercial version of this device. 

To log your contributions you need to officially join the project HERE. Ask a facilitator to give you access to the NRP-VAS on the Forum
  • For electronics, mechanical and software you'll need to take a task here
  • Log your contributions for coordination and facilitation, outreach and documentation take a task here

If you have questions, ask Tibi




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